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Caterpillar, Inc. Staff Accountant - Accountable in Deerfield, Illinois

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Job Description:

The Services, Distribution & Digital Group CFO team is seeking a Staff Accountant in the Deerfield Headquarters. As a SD&D Staff Accountant, you will independently perform accounting functions which require preparation, analysis and communication of issues from normal to high complexity. Incumbent will support the SD&D administrative business unit, including the Group CFO & CIO, and assist with the segment consolidation and forecasting processes.


Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide support and analysis for monthly results for the SD&D administrative business unit

  • Support financial analysis and forecasting scenarios to the SD&D CIO

  • Consolidations and analysis of segment financial results

  • Assisting with the quarterly and annual segment forecasts

  • Presentation and explanation of results to management

  • Ad hoc management requests and projects

  • Use of business systems including BOBJ, BPC, Globals, GLS, and Axiom


Required Qualifications:

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

  • 2-4 years of Accounting experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in previously held accounting positions

  • Demonstrated excellence in leadership, initiative, accountability, and effective communication skills

  • Professional Certification (Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or equivalent)

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 .

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.