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Staff Acct 1 Legal Entity

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000073181

Career Area:

Accounting

Compensation Grade:

21

Job Description:

Job Title: Staff Accountant

Salary: Competitive salary, 10% bonus, share scheme, pension, employee assistance programme, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Location :   Springvale, NI

Relocation/ Sponsorship: Not available

Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business. 

  Who is Caterpillar? What do we do?

Caterpillar is a world leader in energy and transportation, construction and mining equipment—creating innovative, cutting-edge products and services that help our customers build the world around us. With that level of impact comes the platform

to care for the world, we work in. That’s why we lead sustainable green initiatives to preserve the environment,

help reduce poverty with the Caterpillar Foundation and stay involved in the communities we help build.

We build what matters!

What matters most to you?  Is it being part of a strong team?  Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe, and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters!


What will Caterpillar do for you?

From day one, you’re set up to thrive at Caterpillar: helpful training, relatable mentors, global experience, competitive salary package, work-life balance and the growth opportunities you expect with a Fortune 100 company.

A Staff Accountant position is now open within the GBS Belfast Regional Centre, Record to Report team. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role within this new and developing business.

Key Responsibilities may include, but will not be limited to :

  • Preparation, posting and review of monthend related journals
  • Completion and Review of Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Participate in monthend closing review meetings
  • Perform all activities to a high standard and in compliance with Internal and Sarbanes Oxley controls
  • Identifying and supporting process improvement opportunities
  • Working alongside the Global Delivery Centre in preparing for and participating in meetings with our customers
  • Monitoring and supporting GDC performance against Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Metrics
  • Foster and promote a customer relationship oriented culture within the Belfast GBS team
  • Supporting the Global GBS team with other adhoc activities

NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Essential Qualifications/Experience

• A degree in a relevant discipline (Finance or Accounting), or equivalent professional certification status or level of experience

• Relevant experience working in a Finance/Accounting Environment, which should include the following:

  • Preparing and posting Journal entries – covering areas such as accruals, prepayments, invoice allocations, inventory movements and provisions, Fixed assets and depreciation
  •  Balance sheet reconciliations including preparation of supporting documentation
  • Working in a customer facing team, responding to queries in a timely manner
  • Preparing, maintaining and following process documents in line with controls requirements
  • Experience of working to strict deadlines

• Capable of interpreting Financial reports and/or results and identifying required action where necessary

• Display understanding and practical experience of purpose and application of internal accounting controls

• Proficient working knowledge of computer based ERP or Financial systems

• Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

• Proficient in English (written & oral)

Desirable Qualifications/Experience

  • Experience of working in a Shared Services Environment
  • Working towards a qualification with one of the recognised UK/Ireland Accounting Bodies (i.e. CIMA, ACCA, ICAI or ICAEW)
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment
  • Practical experience of Accounting in a Manufacturing Company

Please include details of the finance roles in which you have practical experience, in your application

NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.

Pending the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting.

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