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Accounting Consultant - Resource Industries Electrification

Company: Caterpillar
Location: Decatur
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Career Area:

Accounting

Job Description:

This role will provide Business Resource support to the newly created Resource Industries Electrification team as they seek to deliver a holistic suite of solutions to meet our customers' energy transition objectives while supporting Caterpillar's goal of profitable growth .

JOB PURPOSE

Provide financial counsel on complex, broad, traditional and non-traditional accounting studies, projects and/or initiatives.

JOB DUTIES

Incumbent provides expertise on complex business, financial or managerial issues within a business unit or corporate environment. Additionally, this position will/must:

  • have the ability, as an expert, to understand outcomes and have a broad enterprise view and understanding when resolving issues or completing projects. This requires a comprehensive understanding of Caterpillar's business and accounting issues.
  • resolve issues independently.
  • lead and/or direct teams within or outside of discipline.
  • take full responsibility for outcomes. Has a unique accountability role on teams.
  • initiate and lead business unit or corporate initiatives.
  • understand the commercial impact of business decisions.
  • provide creative solutions that challenge traditional methods and processes.

Accounting Consultants are knowledgeable on a variety of accounting functions and have a broader understanding of business issues that impact decision making. Incumbent has experience to evaluate adherence to corporate and external reporting requirements, and/or business analysis methodology. Incumbent has the ability to accomplish complex and/or technical analysis but generally utilizes data gathered by others to render an accounting opinion or business decision. Incumbent will provide advice/recommendations on strategic business issues to business unit managers and leaders inside or outside of their reporting unit and, collaborates with internal/external parties as appropriate.

Basic Requirements:

  • 4-year degree required, preferably in accounting
  • 7-10 years of varied accounting or financial experience

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Cash flow analysis experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Caterpillar business, products, suppliers and customers, a broad understanding of accounting and business processes and systems
  • Understanding of Resource Industries Division within Caterpillar
  • Proven record of success and accomplishments at lower levels
  • Demonstrate high levels of initiative, leadership, good judgment, and superior communication skills
  • Strong analytical, process improvement, problem solving & human relation skills necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and explain complex accounting methodologies
  • Willingness to relocate to Tucson, Arizona

Additional Information:

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.

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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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Keywords: Caterpillar, Decatur , Accounting Consultant - Resource Industries Electrification, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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