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Senior Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis

Location Tucson, Arizona, United States of America / Peoria, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000224879

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Job Description:

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.

It's More Than a Job, It's a Career

We’re looking for a Senior Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis (internally known as Business Support Manager) to join our team supporting the Hydraulic Mining Shovel (HMS) Product group as part of the Resource Industries Operations and Products (RIOP) division at Caterpillar in Tucson, AZ or Peoria, IL

As the Business Support Manager, you will have the opportunity for leading the financial and business support for the HMS business. You will develop essential business information and provide counsel to management for all business, management reporting, NPI financial support, manufacturing footprint & product sourcing strategies, and product costing. This position interacts with and presents to senior leadership as well as the many internal customers within Caterpillar. Reporting directly to the position are two management accountants.

What You Will Do:
Managing all aspects of monthly financial reporting & analysis for the product group team

  • Lead the development of the product group’s financial planning and Analysis including routine monthly accountable and legal entity results, financial forecasting, profitability improvement initiatives, product cost reporting & analysis; research and development reporting & analysis; investment analysis including NPI and sourcing decisions as well as many ad hoc analysis requests from Corporate, and Product management. 
  • Participate in strategy development to drive improved financial performance and facilitate strategic business unit planning for upper-level management including facility manager, Product Value Stream Manager, Vice President of Tracked Products and Division CFO.
  • Develop the best team through coaching, training & development, and career planning.

What You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • 8-10 years of progressively responsible job-related experience
  • Strong communications skills with a passion for asking questions and driving improvements
  • Desire to develop and grow your career within a Fortune 100 company

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Product group support and/or operations experience
  • Operating and Execution (O&E) experience
  • Strong background in accounting, cost accounting, investment analysis, and budget development
  • Strong analytical skills are required to perform detailed financial analysis and strategic plans
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required in order to deal with sensitive issues, develop others, or persuade others inside and outside the department to take specific actions
  • Prior leadership experience

Additional Details:

  • The primary locations for this role are Tucson, AZ or Peoria, IL
  • Domestic relocation assistance is available for those who qualify
  • Sponsorship is not available
  • Domestic travel up to 10%
  • This posting will close at midnight on October 2, 2023

What You Will Get:

  • Networking & Professional Growth: With more than 100,000 employees and locations around the globe, Caterpillar offers many opportunities for growing your career and your network. You’ll have a variety of options and support available to help you pursue the career and live the life you want for yourself!
  • Competitive Wages and Benefits: We offer a variety of other benefit programs, including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, tuition reimbursement, vacation time, volunteer days and more. Our Total Rewards packages include competitive base pay and the potential for an annual performance-based incentive.
  • Flexibility: We’re committed to supporting our employees both inside and outside of work. We recognize that every day is different, and work to create the flexibility you need to be successful in all areas of your life.

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

Final Details

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Relocation is available for this position.Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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