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Caterpillar, Inc. Finance Site Deployment Lead in Clayton, North Carolina

Career Area:

Accounting

Job Description:

The Finance Site Deployment Lead will provide expertise on complex business, financial or managerial issues related to the deployment of Mach 1 at Building and Construction Products Division’s (BCP) facilities. Additionally, this position will/must:

  • Have the ability to analyze and understand impact and have a broader perspective on specific accounting issues. This requires a comprehensive understanding of Caterpillar’s business accounting issues and full support of BCP’s leadership team.

  • Act as a teacher on accounting issues to facility accounting teams as well as non-accountants

  • Resolve issues independently

  • Lead and/or direct teams within or outside of discipline addressing complex problems

  • Take full responsibility for outcomes

Primary Responsibilities of the BCP Finance Site Deployment Lead are:

  • Provide site business expertise and a comprehensive understanding of Caterpillar’s business and accounting practices, systems, and procedures

  • Provide site user support (power user) and deep expertise of the new financial systems to address deployment issues that may arise in the Mach 1 deployment and other related applications.

  • Analyze deployment issues and identify the impact on financial reporting

  • Participate in problem resolution process involving site and service provider (GIS/PMO/Financial Systems) team interaction

  • Support testing of functionality associated with site accounting processes

  • Provide and maintain accurate user documentation and training as well as detailed process/transaction flows for those processes unique to the facility (standard Mach 1 documentation is available)

  • Monitor deployment schedule, cutover plan, testing defects, business requirement gap resolution; notify users of announcements, issues, or concerns; escalate issues or concerns with PMO and leadership.

  • Provide ongoing support to promptly address program readiness and manage defects.

  • Coordinate, participate and occasionally lead small cross-functional teams, with participation from finance (Financial Systems & Facility accountants) and non-finance professionals to ensure location needs are being met with the systems

  • Identification of legal & regulatory requirements, including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls, associated with site specific system enhancements.

  • Coordinate with Financial Systems to develop detailed process flows, data mapping and transformation logic of interfaces for any new functionality.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Position requires a 4-year degree, preferably in accounting

  • 6-8 years of progressively responsible job-related experience

TOP CANDIDATES WILL ALSO HAVE:

  • Knowledge of BCP and related processes

  • Experience leading complex projects including process simplification/automation

  • CPA and/or CMA Certification

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

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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.

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.

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