Finance Transition Manager

Employer
Caterpillar
Location
Bangalore
Posted
May 09, 2024
Closes
May 16, 2024
Ref
4685777494
Level
Manager
Work Mode
Hybrid, Remote
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
Career Area:

Finance

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Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do - but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here - we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Your Impact Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do - but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here - we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

Job Summary

We are seeking a skilled Finance Transition Manager to join our team who will have the opportunity to champion our Global Finance Transformation by supporting our Accountable Reporting, Business Partnering and Continuous Improvement efforts.

The preference for this role is to be based out of Whitefield Office, Bangalore, India

What you will do

Job Roles and Responsibilities
  • Manage and support a team of empowered financial analysts ensuring successful migration of specified roles into the Centre of Excellence (COE)
  • Actively partner with the financial analysts and stakeholders for tasks related to the transition of the projects in line with scope of work, timelines and business requirements
  • Ensure standard transition methodology is followed for all the transitions.
  • Ongoing and proactive scheduling of the transition calls working with the stakeholders, participating in knowledge transfer sessions and setting the tone by asking detailed questions/getting clarifications on all activities.
  • Ensure COE standard documentation (process maps, DTP) is created and maintained.
  • Manage relationship with the global stakeholders through timely connects and stepping up to resolve issues and escalations for all activities.
  • Work with the financial analysts on business continuity plan for all activities.
  • Monitor and report on transition progress and operations updates to the COE Manager
  • Identify and leverage on tools and technologies to transform processes.
  • Drive continuous improvement via simplification, standardization and automation!
  • Embed change management best practices
  • Prepare presentations and defined metrics/KPIs for distribution with different leadership groups.

Candidates will have:
  • Subject matter expertise on data, processes, reports, and systems of financial or management reporting
  • Experience with advanced excel, power BI and powerpoint presentations.
  • Ability to quickly learn Caterpillar management reporting methodology and knowledge about products, suppliers, and consumers.

What you will have
  • Proven experience in financial or management 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.
  • Work within a constantly evolving COE structure displaying outstanding organisational and multitasking skills.
  • CA, CMA, MBA with 12+ years of progressive experience
  • A good working environment with a shift that starts from 02:00PM -11:00PM IST.

Skills desired:

Effective Communications: Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.

Level Working Knowledge:
  • Delivers helpful feedback that focuses on behaviors without offending the recipient.
  • Listens to feedback without defensiveness and uses it for own communication effectiveness.
  • Makes oral presentations and writes reports needed for own work.
  • Avoids technical jargon when inappropriate.
  • Looks for and considers non-verbal cues from individuals and groups.

Managing People: Knowledge of processes involved in managing people; ability to lead successful teams, and diligently address issues related to performance and conflicts at the workplace.

Level Working Knowledge:
  • Assesses the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task; delegates work accordingly.
  • Explains how the team's work contributes to the success of the organization; creates a shared vision.
  • Reviews progress and performance of employees; addresses bottlenecks or concerns impending employee growth.
  • Uses multiple channels such as meetings, e-mails, newsletters to communicate important messages with the team regularly.
  • Works with employees to set and define performance standards and career development goals; supports in achieving them.

Financial Reporting: Knowledge of processes, methods, and tools of financial reporting; ability to create and maintain accurate and thorough financial reports.

Level Working Knowledge:
  • Follows organizational practices and guidelines for product profitability reporting.
  • Analyzes errors or inaccuracies in financial reports.
  • Uses basic tools to create simple financial reports.
  • Monitors compliance with organizational standards for financial report writing.
  • Implements organizational methods and procedures for financial report writing.

What you will get:
  • Work Life Harmony
  • Earned and medical leave.
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Relocation assistance

Holistic Development
  • Personal and professional development through Caterpillar 's employee resource groups across the globe
  • Career developments opportunities with global prospects

Health and Wellness
  • Medical coverage -Medical, life and personal accident coverage
  • Employee mental wellness assistance program

Financial Wellness
  • Employee investment plan
  • Pay for performance -Annual incentive Bonus plan.

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 www.caterpillar.com/careers

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:

May 7, 2024 - May 13, 2024

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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