Staff Accountant - Accountable

Caterpillar - Schertz, TX (30+ days ago)4.0

Job Number:
180005D3 )

Staff Accountant II for Financial Reporting & Analysis in the San Antonio area

Job duties may include but are not limited to:
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.

Possible areas of responsibility are varied, including:
internal management accounting, including profit center, service center, distribution services, strategic
business, integrated manufacturing, and component business unit reporting
coordination of purchased services, transfer prices, and accountable target costs
estimating various forecast and budget scenarios as needed based on changing business conditions
financial accounting including consolidation, analysis and communication of division or multiple business units’ results / explanations
presentation and explanation of results to management
communication of results to corporate offices

Accounting tasks are of high complexity such as system support and development, and business unit consolidations. Advises and provides guidance to multiple functional areas and levels of authority. The Staff Accountant II is capable of handling complex accounting issues such as methodology changes, reorganization and accounting standards.

Incumbents will demonstrate knowledge and ability to independently handle accounting issues. They will demonstrate very good communication skills and have a comprehensive knowledge of their business unit products, suppliers and customers and accounting processes.

Basic Requirements:
Bachelor's level degree in Accounting; Non-Accounting degree requires 18 hours of core accounting courses or approved certification (CPA/CMA)

3-5 years of progressively responsible accounting experience\

Top Candidates will also have:
Demonstrate initiative, leadership, good judgment and accountability

Demonstrate excellent communication skills

Additional Information:
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 the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

Relocation assistance is available for this position.
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.
Unposting Date
  • Aug 5, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Primary Location
  • United States-Texas-Schertz
Other Locations
  • United States-Texas-San Antonio
  • Accounting