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Staff Accountant II - Accountable

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Location: Mossville, IL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 13, 2021
Closing Date: Mar 13, 2021

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Career Area:

Accounting

Job Description:

As a Staff Accountant II – Accountable you will provide technical expertise and perform complex accounting work that supports business processes.  Additionally, this position will:

  • have a comprehensive understanding of Caterpillar’s business and accounting practices, systems   and procedures;
  • apply and provide guidance on accounting issues
  • resolve issues independently
  • participate on and lead teams addressing complex problems
  • Implement enhanced reporting and analysis using digital analytics tools and capabilities

Incumbents will be exposed to a variety of accounting functions and will accomplish a high level of complex and/or technical analysis, analyze various outputs, advise others (both accountants and non-accountants), resolve issues and communicate these outcomes.  In some cases, will participate in strategy development.  Works on challenging, medium to high risk issues and makes decisions and recommendations as appropriate.

Possible areas of responsibility are varied, including:

  • internal management accounting, including profit center, service center, distribution services, strategic business, integrated manufacturing, and component business unit reporting
  • coordination of purchased services, transfer prices, and accountable target costs
  • estimating various forecast and budget scenarios as needed based on changing business conditions
  • financial accounting including consolidation, analysis and communication of division or multiple business units’ results / explanations
  • presentation and explanation of results to management
  • communication of results to corporate offices
  • accounting user representative for financial systems

Accounting tasks are of high complexity such as business unit consolidations, system support and development. Advises and provides guidance to multiple functional areas and levels of authority.  Incumbents will demonstrate knowledge and ability to handle accounting issues independently.

Basic Requirement:

  • 4-year degree, preferably in accounting.  Non-accounting degree requires minimum 18 hours of college level accounting or approved Accounting certification.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Demonstrate initiative, leadership, good judgment and accountability
  • Good communication skills and have a comprehensive knowledge of Caterpillar businesses, products, suppliers and customers 
  • 4-6 years of accounting experience is recommended
  • Experience with data analytics tools preferred

Additional Information:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

 

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar.com/Careers.

Relocation is available for this position.

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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Job Info

Mar 13, 2021

R0000017242

United States


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