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Lead SAP Business Analyst - FICO

Date:  Nov 1, 2023

Chicago, IL, US, 60631 Milwaukee, WI, US, 53204-2941

Req ID:  28176
Onsite or Remote:  Hybrid 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

Due to an upcoming retirement, we have an exciting opportunity join our global IT as a Lead SAP Business Analyst – FICO. This is a hybrid position and can be based at our office in Milwaukee, WI or Chicago, IL (near O’Hare). In this role you will lead global support for all finance applications within Komatsu. 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure Finance business requirements for various Financial accounting, Treasury, and Tax packages and related functions are translated into detailed functional specifications and consider cross functional impacts, associated risks, cost benefit analysis, business justification, audit guidelines and global support requirements
  • Develop and oversee project plans, resource and capacity planning, testing, deployment, and documentation processes
  • Reviews, analyzes and evaluates business systems and user needs
  • Documents requirements, defines scope and objectives and formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies
  • Enhance and support Product costing, Financial reporting and consolidation processes
  • Meet regularly with Finance leadership to build strong partnerships and ensure alignment.
  • Mentor highly functional and technical teammates through daily and project related opportunities. 
  • Manage complex projects including application development package roll-out.
  • Work directly with business partners to define, scope and implement solutions in alignment with business initiatives.
  • Work directly with AMS staff to ensure project/support deliveries
  • Work directly with vendor partnerships to augment staff capabilities.
  • Manage budgetary spend for multiple projects and accounts when needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, information science or a related field 
  • 8+ years of experience in as SAP FI/CO business analyst, Sr. business analyst or related role 
  • Experience with SAP ECC, SAP S/4 HANA, Management Reporting/BPC/COPA reporting required
  • Expert in SAP ECC; SAP S/4 HANA, knowledge of multiple modules of SAP preferred 
  • Previous experience planning and executing large projects
  • Must be able to communicate with all levels of the organization including the ability to explain technical processes and concepts to non-technical user groups
  • Effective presentation skills 
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as individually 
  • Effective change management skills
  • Ability to establish, build and maintain relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization

Additional Information

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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