Caterpillar Senior Staff Accountant II / Accounting Consultant I - SEC Consolidating/Reporting in Deerfield, Illinois

Numbers matter. So do relationships.

At Caterpillar, a career in accounting isn’t about numbers. It’s about helping us make smart, ethical financial decisions. You may not physically build Cat® products, but the guidance you provide helps make what we make possible. That’s why we seek accountants who operate with the highest levels of integrity—individuals with the skills and confidence to act as trusted advisors.

It’s your career. Where will it take you?

*Caterpillar's Finance Services division is seeking a Senior Staff Accountant II or Accounting Consultant I in our Deerfield Headquarters Office. *

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

  • Lead the restatement process for Forecasting

  • Drive the Forecasting system long-term strategy implementation

  • Drive a common process between the Forecasting and Analysis Team

  • Develop a simplified and visual reporting mechanism for Forecasting data

  • Support the lead owner of the enterprise P&L, and related analysis

  • Assist with advance board material oversight

  • Corporate incentive compensation support and analysis

  • Integrate acquisitions into Caterpillar’s legal entity and accountable reporting

  • Lead the execution of internal business unit reorganizations

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • 5 to 10 years of accounting experience

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Professional Certification (CPA/CMA)

  • Experience with forecasting*

  • BPC experience

  • Tableau experience

  • Demonstrated ability to learn and explain complex accounting methods

  • Proven record of success and accomplishments at lower levels

  • High level of initiative, leadership, and good judgment

  • Superior communication skills

  • Strong analytical, process improvement, problem solving skills

  • Strong human relations skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Caterpillar business products, suppliers, and customers

  • Broad understanding of accounting and business processes and systems

/Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website

Job: *Accounting

Title: Senior Staff Accountant II / Accounting Consultant I - SEC Consolidating/Reporting

Location: Illinois-Deerfield

Requisition ID: 170005NY