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Sr Staff Acct I Legal Entity

Location Peterborough, United Kingdom
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000201292

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Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Staff Accountant Legal Entity

Salary: £50-£58k (Depending on Experience)

Location : Peterborugh    


25 days annual leave,    

12% bonus

Contributory pension scheme- Caterpillar will double the employee's contribution Up to 10%

Contributory share scheme- Caterpillar will match 50% of the employee's contribution

Access to flexible benefits including access to private medical and dental care, ability to purchase additional annual leave, cycle to work scheme etc.

                 Relocation/ Sponsorship: Not available

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

Who is Caterpillar?

With 2022 sales and revenues of $59.4 billion Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Services offered throughout the product life cycle, cutting-edge technology and decades of product expertise set Caterpillar apart, providing exceptional value to help our customers succeed. The company principally operates through three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation – and provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

About IPSD 

Caterpillar’s Industrial Power Systems Division (IPSD) designs, tests and manufactures 0.5 to 18L engines that not only power Caterpillar machines, but also power over 5000 other applications including Marine, Petroleum, Industrial Applications, Electric Generators, and Locomotives. Caterpillar’s company strategy includes sustainability as one of four focus areas and IPSD is engaged and actively preparing green energy solutions for the future. 

What experiences can we offer you?

At Caterpillar, we believe each person is unique and valued, and are committed to ensuring that our workplace is diverse and representative of the many customers we serve around the globe. Different perspectives help us achieve our best work and come together to form a high-performing Caterpillar team that makes positive changes in the communities where we live and work. That’s the Power of Everyone. 

Job Description:

Would you like to be part of a team creating a systems and process legacy? We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to support the EE Deployment (ERP System Implementation) for Business Resources. This role is a unique opportunity to work on an ERP deployment and drive positive process changes within our Industrial Power Systems Division Medium (IPSD-M) data team.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Key Project Accountant representing the Finance function with the deployment of a new ERP system at the Peterborough site.

  • Lead liaison with the Accounts Receivable Team and the Project Team to ensure Accounts Receivable processes are fully designed, integrated and tested in the new ERP system.

  • Responsibility for delivery of Mid-Term Projects from a Business Resources point of view (A series of mini projects to increase readiness and knowledge for the full EE deployment)

  • Work collaboratively with the different departments within Business Resources to successfully embed the new processes within the respective teams.

  • Lead continuous improvement and strategic projects.

Skills and Experience:

Candidates will demonstrate the following skills and experience through previous roles:

  • Qualified Accountant

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong influencing skills and capable of building good cross-functional relationships.

  • Strong analytical, process improvement, problem solving and human relations skills

  • An organized and positive person

Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

  • Previous project role experience

  • Experience of change management; coordinating multiple stakeholders through the project plan from conception to completion

  • ERP or transaction roles with a high volume of transaction flows

  • Alteryx experience

NB. 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.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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