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Caterpillar, Inc. Staff Accountant - Cost / Decision Support in East Peoria, Illinois

Staff Accountant - Cost / Decision Support


Caterpillar has exciting opportunities for accountants who want to be challenged, are mobile and are interested in progressing through a number of staff and supervisory assignments.

You will have the opportunity to become one of our future business leaders. You will be in a position to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as high levels of leadership and initiative.

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

  • cost system maintenance

  • component cost monitoring & analysis

  • product group budgeting and expense analysis

  • capital expenditure forecasting and reporting

  • standard and current cost grief resolution

  • determining Internal Rate of Return (IRR) for low to medium complexity projects

  • standard cost setting and analysis

  • NPI Program support

  • standard cost setting and analysis


Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 year Degree in Accounting or equivalent or 4 year Degree in Business with a minimum of 18 hours accounting coursework

  • 1 to 2 years of Accounting experience

  • 3.0 / 4.0 Grade Point Average (Account GPA & Cumulative GPA) or equivalent

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

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

  • MBA or Masters Degree in Accounting (or equivalent)

  • Willingness to relocate and be mobile minded

  • Excellent Initiative, Communication, Leadership and Interpersonal skills

Relocation is available for this position.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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


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Primary Location United States-Illinois-East Peoria

Req ID: 2000032T