Business Support Manager Full Time
Caterpillar Inc

England, United Kingdom | Bachelor's Degree | 3 - 5 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Accounting | Machinery

Job Summary

*Providing leadership and direction for the effective payment of supplier invoices through management of an accounts payable function. 

*Manage and lead the team that provides statutory and legal entity reporting for Caterpillar UK, including the intercompany payroll, treasury, inventory, pension and general ledger functions. 

*Provide leadership and direction in managing the finance team through a potential transition to a SAP system/environment in the next 24 to 36 months. 
Prior SAP experience is preferred. 

*As well as managing a UK based team, this position will also be required to manage and lead a group located in India supporting the commercial, engineering and manufacturing of certain Caterpillar product manufactured in Chennai, India. Travel is required but relocation is not anticipated. 

*Manage and lead the robust execution and maintenance of the UK and India internal control environments. 

*Develop, recruit and retain finance and accounting staff and supervisors to enable a high performing, engaged team that allows for professional development and growth within the Caterpillar organisation as a whole.

*A positive and vocal leadership is required to be effective in this position and is a key job responsibility. 

Job Requirements

*Strong background in accounting, cost accounting, and budget development. 

*Knowledge of UK and US GAAP. 

*Strong analytical skills are required to perform detailed financial analysis, review and provide commentary of trends and underlying movements in financial statements. 

*Significant progressive responsible job-related experience and demonstrated achievement of key deliverables and milestones.

*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 action.

*Strong, positive and vocal leadership style to enable retention and development of staff and supervisors. 

Desired Qualifications: 

*SAP experience and experience with change management. 

*A prior experience a US SOX control environment. 
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