Facility Accountant in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

at Caterpillar Inc

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

· Preparation of facility monthly journals and accruals in accordance with local GAAP and co-ordinating with the local General Ledger Manager ensuring completeness, timeliness and accuracy. 

· Preparation and analysis of Annual Business Plans and Rolling Budget Management (RBM) submissions ensuring adherence to agreed efficiency and period cost targets and review with the facility management team. 

· Preparation and analysis of monthly facility management accounts highlighting areas not meeting targets and proposed corrective actions to be reviewed with the facility management team. 

· Review of internal cost quotes, providing margin analysis to Commercial Team on 3 rd Party Sales and setting/ensuring adherence to internal pricing arrangements within CAT. 

· Involved in providing support for assessment of new business opportunities. 

· Financial analysis of capital expenditure including IRR and NPV using a discounted cash flow model, and preparation of an accounting letter with recommendation on financial viability including appraisal of alternatives and sensitivity analysis where appropriate. 

· Support and influence Factory Managers to make cost effective decisions including make/buy, manpower planning and shift analysis including the preparation of cost models where appropriate. 

· 6Sigma Participation –involvement as a green belt or team member in 6Sigma projects when required. 

· Ad Hoc Duties as deemed necessary. 


Essential Criteria: 

  • A minimum of 5 years relevant accounting/finance experience
  • A degree in a finance or business related subject or an equivalent qualification
  • Working knowledge of Excel

Desirable Criteria: 

  • Fully qualified accountant – e.g. CIMA, ACCA, or ACA
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in use of SAP and Excel
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