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Caterpillar Inc. is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.

For nearly 100 years, we've been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

Position Title: Accountant -Financial Reporting Analyst

Job Location: Bangalore, KA- India

Job Profile Summary

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Financial Reporting Analyst to join our team who will have the opportunity to champion our Global Finance Transformation by providing quality analysis from our new Center of Excellence. This role will primarily support onshore partners by providing reporting and analytics, aimed at delivering actionable insights that drives profitable growth.


Management Reporting and Analysis:

Day to day responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Supporting management reporting activities for business divisions including month end closing, forecast submissions, results packs, variance analysis, commentary and presentations
  • Performing reporting and analysis of revenue, material cost and fixed cost (labour, SG&A and R&D)
  • Conducting tasks related to actuals, allocations, budgeting, intercompany services charges, inventory and FX calculation
  • Actively resolving issues and becoming a subject matter expert on various finance data sets and tools

Process Transition & Improvement:
  • Performing the tasks related to the transition of the projects in line with COE scope of work, timelines, business requirements and defined metrics/KPIs
  • Participating in knowledge transfer sessions, defining and owning the documentation (instruction manuals and scorecards/trackers)
  • Partnering with multiple global stakeholders on day-to-day operations
  • Identifying and leveraging on tools and technologies to transform processes
  • Driving continuous improvement via simplification, standardization and automation
  • Embedding change management best practices

Candidates will preferably have:
  • Knowledge of using tools such as Syntellis Axiom EPM, SAP Business Objects (BOBJ), SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) and other Financial reporting software and tools
  • Experience with advanced excel, power BI and powerpoint presentations
  • Experience with the procurement process
  • Ability to quickly learn Caterpillar management reporting methodology and knowledge about products, suppliers, and consumers

Background/Experience/Skills & Capabilities
  • Proven experience in financial reporting, analysis, FP&A and month end processes
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to interpret complex financial data, trends and patterns
  • Excellent customer service skills working in a global environment with multiple stakeholders to drive outcomes
  • Self-starter, works well independently and in a team, with excellent communication skills
  • Showcased leadership skills, good judgement, and accountability in prior roles
  • Experience in process transitions and transformations in a virtual environment
  • CA or MBA Finance with 5 -7 years of progressive experience

Additional Information
  • Work timings 2 p.m. to 11p.m. IST
  • Work from office
  • IC (individual contributor) role

Additional Information:

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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.

Posting Dates:

April 15, 2024 - April 21, 2024

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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