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Position Title: Accountant -Financial Analyst

Job Location: Bangalore, KA- India

Job Profile summary
  • We are seeking a skilled Financial 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 supports a key business division within Caterpillar, responsible for the manufacturing and sale of world-class products that are used in various applications across the world.
  • This role will not only enhance one's communication, presentation and financial analysis skills through challenging job responsibilities and regular interaction with leadership, but also provide opportunities for collaboration and networking across the enterprise.

Job Role nad responsibilities

The position is primarily focused on business unit sales reporting and analysis. Areas of responsibility include:
  • Internal profit center accounting, focused primarily on sales and transfer price analysis
  • Estimating various forecast and budget scenarios as needed based on changing business conditions
  • Financial accounting including consolidation, analysis and communication of division or multiple business units' results / explanations
  • Presentation and explanation of results and forecasts to management

Process Transition and 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

Background/Skills nad capabilities

Accounting tasks are of high complexity. Incumbents will demonstrate knowledge and ability to handle accounting issues independently.
  • Knowledge of accounting methods, processes, and tools; ability to maintain and prepare financial statements and reports using accounting methods and processes.
  • Knowledge of tools and approaches of financial analysis; strong analytical and problem-solving skills to interpret complex financial data, trends, and patterns.
  • Knowledge of processes, methods, and tools of Financial Reporting, FP&A and month end processes; ability to create and maintain accurate and thorough financial reports and identify and resolve discrepancies.
  • Advanced Excel, PowerBI, PowerPoint presentations, and other financial reporting software and advanced reporting tools such as Axiom and Alteryx
  • Experience working in a global environment with multiple stakeholders to drive outcomes; process transitions and transformations in a virtual environment.
  • Self-starter who works well independently and on a team, with excellent communication skills understanding of effective communication concepts, tools, and techniques.
  • Ability to quickly learn Caterpillar management reporting methodology and knowledge about products, suppliers, and consumers
  • CA, CMA or MBA Finance with 5-7 years of progressive experience

Additional information
  • Work timings 2 p.m. to 11p.m. IST
  • Work from office
  • Individual Contributor (IC) 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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