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Responsibilities :

  • Have a comprehensive understanding of Caterpillar’s business and accounting practices, systems, and procedures.
  • Apply accounting knowledge and provide guidance on accounting issues.
  • Participate in and lead teams. Incumbents are exposed to a variety of accounting functions and accomplish a high level of complex and/or technical analysis, review various outputs for reasonableness, and advise other accountants.
  • The incumbent works on challenging, medium to high-risk issues and makes business decisions and recommendations as appropriate.
  • Work is supported by an accounting manager primarily through a review of results.
  • Financial accounting, including preparation of journal entries, financial statements and trends, variance analysis, and account reconciliations.
  • Intercompany reconciliation and analysis
  • Review and validation of payment transactions
  • Develop and maintain internal controls, including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) control documentation. Accounting tasks are of high complexity, such as trend analysis, financial reporting, root cause issue identification and resolution, payment validations and authorizations, and system support and development.
  • Advises and provides guidance to multiple functional areas and levels of authority by communicating effectively with external customers and data providers.
  • Incumbents will demonstrate knowledge and ability to independently handle accounting issues.
  • They will demonstrate very good communication skills and have a comprehensive knowledge of their business unit products, suppliers, customers, and accounting processes.



  • Degree in accounting with at least 10 years of accounting experience.
  • Must demonstrate initiative, leadership, good judgment, and superior communication skills.
  • Analytical, problem-solving, and human relations skills also are necessary.
  • Knowledge of ITP – Invoice to Pay processes is preferred. • SAP experience preferred. • Flexibility to work in US shifts required.
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