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Financial Analyst

Location Singapore, Singapore
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000204264

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Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.

About The Position

The Global Finance Services Division has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Analyst in our Singapore location. Caterpillar has exciting opportunities for business leaders who want to be challenged, make an impact, and are interested in progressing through a number of staff and managerial assignments. This position will offer you the opportunity to interact with finance leaders within Caterpillar in the areas of financial analysis, cost accounting and indirect procurement/services. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to develop tools in a fast-paced, innovative, and growing global organization. This role will encourage you to demonstrate and develop your leadership skills, utilizing excellent communication, presentation, and financial analysis skills as well as being a liaison with other groups throughout the enterprise. 

Incumbents are exposed to a variety of accounting functions and accomplish a high level of complex and/or technical analysis, review various outputs for reasonableness and advise other accountants. Incumbent works on challenging, medium to high risk issues and makes business decisions and recommendations as appropriate.  Work is supported by a supervisor primarily through review of results.

Primary Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to

  • Enterprise cost accounting governance with a focus on supporting the application of consistent cost methodology across the enterprise including the annual Enterprise Normals Cycle, monthly Abnormals Reporting, Annual Standard Cost Revision and product cost monitoring.

  • Indirect procurement/services accounting support which includes cost and savings analysis.

  • Liaison with business resource teams across the enterprise to provide guidance and support on actuals and forecast submissions.

  • Drive improvements and efficiencies in financial analysis and reporting processes

  • Partner across the enterprise to support key projects related to Global Finance strategy initiatives

Required Skill and Experience

  • Degree in Accountancy/Finance, ACCA, CA/CPA, MBA-Finance or equivalent professional qualification with at least 18 hours of completed accounting coursework

  • 2-4 years of progressive accounting and finance related experience

Top Candidates Will Also Have

  • Demonstrated success in previously held accounting positions

  • Intellectual curiosity and desire to learn new tasks and strong attention to detail

  • Demonstrated excellence in leadership, initiative, accountability and effective communication skills

  • Proven positive results in customer service and business partnering

How We Support You (Employee Benefits)

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world. Here you earn more than just wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits along with the potential of a variable bonus. Additional benefits include paid annual leave, flexi leave, medical and insurance. (prorated based upon hire date).

The Power of Everyone

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. Learn about Caterpillar at


Final Details

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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 Singapore which can be found through our employment website at .

If you can meet the above requirements and are looking for an exciting and rewarding career, please apply today via by attaching a copy of your resume. 


Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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