Caterpillar, Inc. Entry Level Accountant in Peoria, Illinois

Entry Level Accountant


For nearly 90years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible anddriving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar tohelp them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets.Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and miningequipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines anddiesel-electric locomotives. We don't just build great products, we pair themwith the newest digital technologies and analytics to solve problems andanticipate customer needs. We are bringing our industry into the Age of SmartIron. A lasting legacy of talented and committed employees give Caterpillar itscompetitive edge. It is our team that has allowed this company to accomplishgreat things. From the construction of the Hoover Dam, to earthquake relief inIndonesia, our employees have never failed to give customers enduring resultsthrough superior service and innovation.

Program Details:

As an Entry Level Accountant youwill have the opportunity to progress through a variety of staff andsupervisory assignments including financial statement preparation and analysis,product costing, inventory accounting, tax, auditing, budgeting andforecasting. Caterpillar Accountants are developed to become our futurebusiness leaders and therefore we look for individuals who can demonstrateexcellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as high levels ofleadership and initiative.

You must be willing to travel andrelocate domestically.

Applicants will be considered forpositions throughout the United States.

Thousands of Caterpillar employeescome into work every day. While they perform their daily tasks, they’re reallycontributing to the work of a powerful global team. At Caterpillar, we knowthat innovation happens step-by-step, piece-by-piece, person-by-person.Everyone has a vital role to play at our organization. Modest, small projectscan grow and evolve into groundbreaking, world-changing technologies, machines,services and more through collaboration and teamwork in a diverse and inclusivework environment.

Caterpillar couldn’t be the companyit is today without the men and women who shape it by producing their bestwork. Because employees power the success of Caterpillar, the company iscommitted to empowering the success of the employees. When employees win, sodoes Caterpillar.

If you are interested inapplying for this position, you must attach a copy of your resume andunofficial transcript to your application.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently attending a 4-year accredited university/college pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting with 18 semester hours of core accounting courses taken at a 4-year accredited university/college, graduating between August 2018 and December 2018 OR 2 years or less of accounting experience

  • GPA requirements 3.0/4.0 GPA (Accounting GPA & Cumulative GPA)

  • Must be willing to relocate and travel accordingly

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Previous accounting internship and/or work experience

  • Strong initiative, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Intermediate user of Microsoft Excel

  • Leadership involvement

Caterpillar is not currently hiringindividuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship foremployment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a globalcompany, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. whichcan be found through our employment website .

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Job Accounting

Primary Location United States-Illinois-Peoria

Other Locations United States-Indiana-Lafayette, United States-Illinois-Decatur, United States-Texas-Seguin

Unposting Date: Apr 2, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

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

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Req ID: 180000AO