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Sr. Accountant

Date:  Nov 19, 2022

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

Req ID:  23930
Onsite or Remote:  Partial Remote 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 Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

The Sr. Accountant will act as a partner to two of Komatsu’s industrial machinery businesses located in the US. The Sr. Accountant will ensure accurate accounting, own the financial reporting process, and assist in the communication of results to key stakeholders. The Sr. Accountant will act as a business partner, with a focus on driving process improvements, resolving business challenges and supporting the budgeting process.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Own the monthly financial reporting process including the preparation and distribution of the reporting package to local and foreign management teams.
  • Ensure accurate accounting for business units including preparation of journal entries, managing P&L classification of business expenses and owning monthly account reconciliations.
  • Support business contacts in the preparation of the budget as well as analyzing and addressing budget to actual variances.
  • Work collaboratively with business contacts to identify and drive process improvements, resolve business challenges, and provide financial information to key stakeholders to assist in making business decisions.
  • Act as liaison for cross functional tasks with FP&A, Tax, Treasury and others as appropriate.


  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance required.
  • 3+ years of progressive accounting and or financial analysis experience.
  • Good leadership, communication and organization skills. 
  • SAP experience a plus.
  • Ability to work without constant direction and communicate with and understand non-accounting focused individuals and processes.
  • Intermediate or better PC skills, including common office software.
  • Committed to meeting established deadlines.

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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