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Plant Controller

Date:  Nov 25, 2023

Lebanon, KY, US, 40033

Req ID:  28496
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

1.  Maintain general ledger input to reflect operating results and financial position of the facility.

2.  Maintains, reviews, and establishes internal accounting controls to safeguard the facility’s assets and to assure compliance with established policies and procedures.

3.  Reviews and approves all facility expenditures.

4.  Supervise the functions of the accounting department for the facility, including timely completion of all month and quarter-end close requirements.

5.  Provides facility management with financial analysis of operating results. 

6.  Prepares quarterly and annual profit plans and in connection with the annual plans, coordinates the preparation of departmental budgets.

7.  Coordinates the annual physical inventory and ensures compliance with cycle count reporting requirements.

8.  Coordinates the collection function when local action is required.

9.  Prepares financial analysis to support capital expenditure requests.

10. Strengthens controllership organization through training, development, and evaluation of staff.

11. Prepares special analysis as requested by the Group Controller or Lebanon Site Manager.

12.  Ensures timely and accurate completion of balance sheet account reconciliations in Cadency.

13.  Prepares and presents site financial results on monthly review call with Finance Director.  Communicates relevant updates weekly in order to meet Corporate estimate deadlines.

14.  Reviews and approves quoted machine margins and conducts actual vs. plan analysis to ensure proper accounting and determine potential areas for improvement.

Key Job Responsibilities


Incumbent will require an undergraduate degree in accounting or in business with an accounting major.  A minimum of three years’ experience in a manufacturing profit center to include at least the following:  comprehensive knowledge of cost accounting, general accounting, and auditing; familiarity with automated data processing systems (SAP preferable); and personal computer experience (including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel).  Verbal and written communication skills must be strong in order to convey technical financial data to operating management.

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: Louisville

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