Staff Accountant - Accountable
Caterpillar
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
6d ago

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 :

Job Purpose : This is astaff accountant role to be performed at the Material Handling Division BusinessSupport Centre of Excellence team for the scoped activities.

Independentlyexpected to handle Profit centre reporting, Product costing, NPI financials andother decision support activities of medium to complex nature with minimalsupervision.

Job Duties :

Self-starter - Able to quickly learn and perform day to day activitiesof BRCOE team independently. Should quickly step up to handle more complexactivities with minimal supervisor support.

Process Driven - Should follow process and invest sufficienttime in documentation of the process with focus on attention to detail.

Profit centre reporting - Perform medium to complexanalysis of results for the product line activities in scope by applyingappropriate Data analytics tools.

Compliance Ensure compliance with the applicableEnterprise policies and procedure for the area of activity under scope and anydeviation observed are escalated appropriately.

MIS reporting - Responsiblefor various management and corporate reporting for the scoped activities forself and team ensuring reporting timelines are met

Standard cost - Responsible for setting up standard cost forthe product line in scope and doing the Costing Normals process by coordinatingwith all internal stakeholders wherever required and performing additionalactivities required in setting up of such target costs in the system

Product costs - Provide management reports on product costs forthe scoped activities and the factors driving such cost by cost element wise orat the lowest level feasible to support decision making and cost reductionprojects support (Like localization, Make or buy analysis etc.,).

Audit support - Assist any internal or external audit relatedto the processes and area of work under scope by providing timely informationof all details sought after and always ensure satisfactory

Financial projections (NPI Analysis) Responsiblefor preparing financial projections for New product / process introductions.

Expertlevel of applying NPV / IRR / OPACC concepts in the investment analysis proposalsalong with product application knowledge is essential.

Required Qualifications :

  • CPA / CA / CMA Equivalent * 3.0 / 4.0 Grade Point Average (Account GPA & Cumulative GPA) or equivalent
  • Willingness to relocate and be mobile minded
  • Excellent Initiative, Communication, Leadership and Interpersonal skills
  • Flexible to work on time zone aligned with India / US team
  • Desired Qualifications :

  • MBA or Masters Degree in Accounting (or equivalent)
  • 2-5 years of Accounting experience
  • Prior experience in the area of Product line / Accountable / Business finance function would be preferable
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