Connect

Can't find what you're looking for?

Join our Talent Network
Join our Talent Network

Senior Staff Accountant I Legal Entity

Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: May 16, 2021
Closing Date: May 26, 2021

Share: mail

Description

Career Area:

Accounting

Job Description:

As a Senior Staff Accountant I Legal Entity in the Peoria Record-to-Report group at Caterpillar, you will have the opportunity to play a critical role leading the Capital Assets shared services group, providing legal entity support, strategic focus and decision making on financial and transactional applications.

This position is an excellent opportunity to learn more about Global Business Services team and get exposure to working directly with out third-party shared service provider.

Incumbent will provide technical expertise and perform complex accounting work that supports business processes.  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides technical guidance and expertise within the Capital Assets function of Global Business Services.
  • Communicates effectively within the team and with internal and external customers and data providers, including presentations to all levels of management.
  • Proactively interacts with customers and third-party shared services team to develop, understand and manage customer requirements and expectations.
  • Provides guidance and partners with Technical Accounting on business issues of high complexity such as financial reporting requirements for capital asset reporting.
  • Enterprise wide primary Capital contact with ownership of PP&E accounting policies and the Capital Asset Manual
  • Work closely with third party team to provide Capital services to Parent Company and Subsidiary customers
  • Capital Management System (CMS) coordinator responsible for monthly freeze and EO reporting, and annual target setting processes
  • Manage quarterly and annual accruals for specific Asset Retirement Obligations for the enterprise
  • Create quarterly and annual depreciation projections to support Corporate Tax accruals
  • Complete annual Capital footnote
  • Support PWC audit

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:                                    

  • Bachelor's level degree in Accounting; Non-Accounting degree requires 18 hours of core accounting courses or approved certification (CPA/CMA)
  • 5 to 7 years of accounting experience

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Business Unit and Legal entity experience.
  • Strong analytical, process improvement and problem-solving skills.
  • Professional certifications (CPA, CMA, or equivalent).
  • Experience with FP&A systems (CMS, Access, etc.)
  • Demonstrated success and progression in previously held accounting roles
  • High level of initiative, leadership, and good judgment
  • Superior communication skills
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills with all levels of management and have a comprehensive knowledge of Caterpillar businesses, products, suppliers and customers

Additional Information:

This position will ideally be located in the Peoria area, however open to other Caterpillar facilities.

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.

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a monthly bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

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.

Relocation is available for this position.

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

Not ready to apply? Submit your information to our Talent Network here.

Share: mail

Job Info

May 16, 2021

R0000034444

United States


Similar Jobs

Sr Staff Acct II Cost / DS

East Peoria, IL, United States
Accounting

Lead Software Engineer, Cat Digital

Peoria, IL, United States
Digital

Supply Chain Planning Engineer

Peoria, IL, United States
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Employee Experience and Assessments Project Manager

Peoria, IL, United States
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Quality Specialist - Bldg KK - 2nd Shift

East Peoria, IL, United States
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Staff Accountant I Cost / Decision Support

East Peoria, IL, United States
Accounting

New Product Introduction (NPI) Team Leader – Medium Tractor Products

East Peoria, IL, United States
Additional Functional Areas

Commercial Consultant II

Peoria, IL, United States
Additional Functional Areas

Development Analyst

Peoria, IL, United States
Additional Functional Areas

Cash Management Treasury Operations Representative

Peoria, IL, United States
Finance

Jr. Corporate Counsel

Peoria, IL, United States
Legal

Parts Information Illustrator

Peoria, IL, United States
Marketing / Sales / Product Support

Lead Data Specialist

Peoria, IL, United States
Digital

R0000034862 Supply Chain Planning Engr 3

East Peoria, IL, United States
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Total Rewards Specialist

Peoria, IL, United States
Human Resources

Information Technology Manager

East Peoria, IL, United States
Information Technology

Sr. Mining Contract Consultant

Peoria, IL, United States
Marketing / Sales / Product Support

Program Management Developer I

East Peoria, IL, United States
Information Technology

Cybersecurity Advisor

East Peoria, IL, United States
Additional Functional Areas

GET Aftermarket Solutions Consultant - North America

Peoria, IL, United States
Marketing / Sales / Product Support

Hydraulic System Engineer

East Peoria, IL, United States
Engineering

Product Supply Network Engineer

East Peoria, IL, United States
Purchasing & Procurement

Experimental Mechanic-5-1

East Peoria, IL, United States
Manufacturing & Supply Chain