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Caterpillar, Inc. Accountant in East Peoria, Illinois

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Our Energy & Transportation (E&T) segment has a broad portfolio of products and services - which include engines, generator sets, industrial gas turbines and locomotives, along with other related equipment depending on the industry and application. We deliver these products and services to Cat machine, oil & gas, power generation, transportation and industrial customers. E&T is also developing the advanced power sources of the future and is working on many solutions to help our customers lower their carbon footprint. Additionally, our Remanufacturing Division is another key component to the E&T portfolio, which provides great economical and sustainability benefits to customers.

As an Accountant, this position will provide a great mix of legal entity and accountable reporting experience. Responsibilities include forecasting and actual analysis supporting business partners within Drivetrain. This role offers a fantastic experience for an Accountant to gain exposure to a great group of people as well as build versatile well-rounded experience on which to grow.

What You Will Do:

  • Forecasting and actual analysis supporting business partners within US Drivetrain Operations

  • Decision Support

  • Investment Analysis

  • Inventory Governance

  • Creating and utilizing automated tools for the updating, analyzing and reporting of financial results

What You Have:

  • Education/Experience: This position typically requires a 4-year degree in accounting and 3+ years of job-related experience.

  • Effective Communications: Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.

  • Managing Multiple Priorities: Knowledge of effective self-management practices; ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.

  • Problem Solving: Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems; ability to apply knowledge of problem solving appropriately to diverse situations.

  • Accounting: Knowledge of accounting methods, processes, and tools; ability to maintain and prepare financial statements and reports using accounting methods and processes.

  • Financial Analysis: Knowledge of tools and approaches of financial analysis; ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from financial and numerical material.

What You Will Get:

  • Flexibility: We’re committed to supporting our employees both inside and outside of work. We recognize that every day is different, and work to create the flexibility you need to be successful in all areas of your life. That means this position will be required to be in the workplace a minimum of three days a week in our Caterpillar office, with the flexibility to work a maximum of two days remotely.

  • Networking & Professional Growth: With more than 100,000 employees and locations around the globe, Caterpillar offers many opportunities for growing your career and your network. You’ll have a variety of options and support available to help you pursue the career and live the life you want for yourself!

  • Competitive Wages & Benefits: Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus. Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays.

  • All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

Additional Details :

  • Location: East Peoria, IL

  • Domestic relocation is available for those who qualify

  • Sponsorship is not available

Posting Dates:

June 11, 2024 - June 25, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

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

Not ready to apply? Join our Talent Community (http://flows.beamery.com/caterpillarinc/talcom) .

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.