Caterpillar Accountant in State Not Specified, Singapore

As an Accountant, you will directly contribute to Caterpillar’s success by conducting a wide variety of intricate and complex accounting duties and projects. You will be providing technical expertise and performing more complex financial / decision support accounting work that supports our business processes. We look to these positions to be trusted advisors to various segments of the business. Assignments and work are generally broad in nature requiring a broad knowledge of accounting practices and procedures, originality and ingenuity.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

**Under limited supervision, performing a wide variety of intricate and complex accounting duties. Duties and responsibilities will be focused primarily toward activities requiring the use of in-depth accounting knowledge, practices and principles as well as ingenuity and originality. Appreciable latitude for unreviewed actions and decisions are within the scope of delegated authority.

  • Analyzing financial reports and records, and may make studies or recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets and expenditures.

  • May review and verify the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.

  • When inconsistencies or problems occur which are outside delegated authority, they are brought to the attention of management. Recommendations are made to management regarding the proper means by which to resolve these issues.

  • May make recommendations for changes in policies and procedures to correct accounting related problems and processes.

  • Applying a broad knowledge of advanced accounting methods and procedures.

  • May coordinate and review lower-level accounting work assignments for accuracy and completeness.

**May lead a project as a team leader.

Required Qualifications:

**Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or a Bachelor’s Degree in another discipline plus 18 credit hours of Accounting, or successful completion of the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam or the international equivalent.

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated ingenuity and innovation.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of ability to apply math computation skills including basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, as well as, statistics and other mathematical concepts used in modeling.

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting distribution and ability to verify correctness and completeness of such information.

  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP and FASB regulations and procedures as they related to the particular area of accounting.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to use the software packages utilized by Accounting.

**Demonstrated ability to create and maintain advanced Excel spreadsheets and Word documents.

Desired Qualifications:

**A minimum of 7 years of exempt accounting experience (with full set of Accounts, budgeting, GST and tax).

Job: *Accounting

Title: Accountant

Location: Singapore-State Not Specified-Singapore

Requisition ID: 170005JS