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Financing - Entry level Finance Representative (Chicago O'Hare or Quebec, Canada))

Date:  Oct 1, 2023

Chicago, IL, US, 60631

Req ID:  27652
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview


This position requires the candidate to be able to speak and write proficiently in both French and English.   The candidate must be able to travel to Canada when necessary.


Komatsu Financial (KF) provides wholesale, retail and operating lease financing for 30+ contracted Komatsu distributors and their customers. The operations department of Komatsu Financial is responsible for the orderly liquidation of the company's receivables through proven collection techniques and sound audit practices. The incumbent will be assigned a territory.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Concentrate on learning the fundamentals of retail and wholesale financing, and the applicable functionality of the company systems.

Expected Result: This core understanding will be the base in which the growth of the individual will be built upon.


  • Focus on assisting the assigned region with 30-day collection calls in order to reduce past due dollars and increase cash flow from operations.

Expected Result: As the incumbent gains experience the next step will be to move to claims, which are greater than 30 days past due.


  • Learn and understand various documentation used in retail and wholesale financing, including: refinance, extension checklist, extension document, transfer or equity, personal guarantee, barter, substitution of collateral, note and security agreements.

Expected Result: 6 - 12 months to gain knowledge.


  • Learn how to conduct the proceeds and audits by traveling to perform an audit.

Expected Result: As the incumbent gains experience it will be assumed that they will perform assigned audits on their own at more financially stable dealers.


  • Receive instruction on necessary follow up needed after returning from an audit.

Expected Result: Sold, demo, loan, units should be reviewed with dealers' personnel for updating of internal systems.


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Finance, General Business or related field
  • No post college work experience needed
  • Ability to learn financing/leasing concepts
  • Ability to interact positively with distributors and Komatsu personnel
  • Strong PC proficiency with MS Office and aptitude to learn other software programs
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel as deemed necessary and must have a valid driver's license (travel =approx. 15-20%)
  • Strong organizational and follow skills to effectively complete work load
  • Ability to deal with challenging customers and situations
  • Ability to meet daily/monthly goals.

Additional Information

  • This position is eligible to work a hybrid schedule (Required onsite days as determined by management and remote days from home).  
  • This position is an excellent career opportunity for individuals who are looking for a great business foundation (estimate 3-4 years in this role as they continue to increase their knowledge base and experience to master the concepts and learn the company). 
  • Based on the skills and experience an individual can learn in this role, this position is a natural "feeder" position for candidates who have successfully performed in this role to move onto other positions across the Komatsu organization.

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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