Accountant (Record to Report)

May 31, 2024
Jun 13, 2024
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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 Accountant (Record to Report) in our Global Finance Services Division team.

This role would be responsible to carry out Record To Report (RTR) tasks (expert) for international entities (US, UK, APAC) as a member of the Bangalore Global Business Services (GBS) Organization's Center of Excellence (COE) team. maintains accurate and timely financial records and reports in accordance with management's instructions.

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

What you will do

Job Roles and Responsibilities

Maintaining financial records in accordance with GAAP and organizational standards.

Creating reports on financial performance for internal and external use.

Creating and utilizing automated tools for the updating, analysing and reporting of consolidated financial results.

Candidates will have:
  • 3-4 years of Accounting Degree or equivalent.
  • Professional Certification from CA/CMA institute/US CPA/CMA preferrable
  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in captive accounting service centres or large corporates with Manufacturing & Service nature of business
  • Basics in handling multiple ERP's and varied accounting tools
  • Basics in Data Analytical skills and Interpretation of results
  • Basics in understanding accounting/business issues
  • Flexibility to work in 2nd Shift (03:00PM -12:00AM IST)3rd shift (06:00PM -03:00AM IST)

What you will have

Accuracy and Attention to Detail:

Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision.

Level Extensive Experience:
  • Evaluates and makes contributions to best practices.
  • Processes large quantities of detailed information with high levels of accuracy.
  • Productively balances speed and accuracy.
  • Employs techniques for motivating personnel to meet or exceed accuracy goals.
  • Implements a variety of cross-checking approaches and mechanisms.
  • Demonstrates expertise in quality assurance tools, techniques, and standards.

Analytical Thinking

Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems.

Level Working Knowledge:
  • Approaches a situation or problem by defining the problem or issue and determining its significance.
  • Makes a systematic comparison of two or more alternative solutions.
  • Uses flow charts, Pareto charts, fish diagrams, etc. to disclose meaningful data patterns.
  • Identifies the major forces, events and people impacting and impacted by the situation at hand.
  • Uses logic and intuition to make inferences about the meaning of the data and arrive at conclusions.

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 Multiple Priorities

Knowledge of effective self-management practices; ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.

Level Extensive Experience:
  • Clarifies and handles multiple concurrent and diverse activities.
  • Shifts focus among several efforts as required by changing priorities.
  • Addresses potential conflicts that impact current delivery commitments.
  • Works with or leads others to re-prioritize work and reschedule commitments as necessary.
  • Responds to shifting priorities while maintaining progress of regularly scheduled work.
  • Demonstrates an expectation that there will be ongoing shifts in demands and priorities.

Problem Solving

Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving organizational, operational or process problems; ability to apply knowledge of problem solving appropriately to diverse situations.

Level Working Knowledge:
  • Identifies and documents specific problems and resolution alternatives.
  • Examines a specific problem and understands the perspective of each involved stakeholder.
  • Develops alternative techniques for assessing accuracy and relevance of information.
  • Helps to analyse risks and benefits of alternative approaches and obtain decision on resolution.
  • Uses fact-finding techniques and diagnostic tools to identify problems.


Knowledge of accounting methods, processes, and tools; ability to maintain and prepare financial statements and reports using accounting methods and processes.

Level Extensive Experience :
  • Utilizes cost monitoring practices, techniques and considerations.
  • Works with financial transactions and related documentation within the organization.
  • Participates in accounting practices of classifying and recording financial data.
  • Maintains existing charts of accounts.
  • Follows regulations for entering and reporting the financial content in major accounting systems.

Financial Analysis

Knowledge of tools and approaches of financial analysis; ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from financial and numerical material.

Level Extensive Experience :
  • Applies principles used to evaluate the economics of investment decisions.
  • Interprets major types of financial statements issued by the organization.
  • Utilizes basic qualitative and quantitative tools and techniques with proficiency.
  • Works with a specific financial analysis tool set.
  • Implements valid financial analysis aligned with key criteria.

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

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:

June 4, 2024 - June 10, 2024

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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