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Caterpillar, Inc. Staff Accountant II Cost / Decision Support in Chicago, Illinois

Career Area:

Accounting

Job Description:

Are you looking for your next big challenge? Are you trying to find a way to impact Services Growth?

Caterpillar is investing in our digital future, and we’re looking to add a Cost and Decision Support Business Manager into our Digital team. Our iconic products have evolved from mechanical work horses to highly sophisticated, electronically-controlled worksite solutions. This transformation, along with our smart factories and our integrated dealer network, has a wealth of data ready to be leveraged by our customers and our dealers. Think you have what it takes to help drive/advise the teams in support of Caterpillar’s digital revolution?

Cat Digital is more than a traditional service center. Cat Digital is leading Caterpillar and our industry with the utilization of data analytics, innovation, digital channels and techniques to drive profit, create more efficient revenue growth, unlock new revenue streams and provide more durable competitive advantages for the business through unexpectedly great experiences for our customers. We are a diverse, high energy, agile and innovative team led by industry leaders working to drive refreshed digital culture across the enterprise. The Cat Digital team delivers high quality data and solutions that enable Cat’s Digital strategy, Enterprise Services growth initiatives and other key strategic priorities in mining, construction and engines. As a Staff Accountant II, you will have an opportunity to serve as a trusted advisor for one to two Digital Portfolios. This will include:

  • Cost monitoring and analysis

  • Budgeting and expense analysis

  • Capital expenditure forecasting and reporting

  • Standard and current cost grief resolution

Behind every customer success is the team at Caterpillar who is taking the bits and bytes of machine and market data and translating them into usable actionable information for our customers. Apply now to join our team and help build what matters!

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree in Accounting or equivalent or 4 year Non-accounting degree with a minimum of 18 hours accounting coursework.

  • 2-4 years of accounting experience

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Proven record of strong initiative, leadership, accountability, and effective communication skills

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

Additional Information:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

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 .

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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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