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Sr. Audit Consultant

Date:  Sep 20, 2023

Milwaukee, WI, US, 53204-2941

Req ID:  27897
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

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Audit Consultant to join our global internal audit team. This role will be based in Milwaukee, WI or Chicago, IL and will require travel to other Komatsu locations worldwide. In this role you will develop, participate in and supervise internal audits following prescribed methodology and adhering to the audit schedule. In this role you will also design work programs and audit tests, perform fact finding, review data and interview pertinent people.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Actively manage the audit work plan to review systems, processes, practices and controls throughout Komatsu, in line with the company’s audit procedures and principles of internal auditing.
  • Supervise and guide audit team members to ensure compliance with deadlines and audit practices. Provide insight and interpretation on findings or questions identified in the audit process.
  • Apply observation, critical thought, audit best leading practices, data analytics and audit software such as ACL or Microsoft Solutions to analyze and evaluate information and draw conclusions.
  • Participate in and help lead Internal Audit’s Data Analytics Program building out a sustainable set of global analytics including the use of ACL (Audit Command Language).   Particular emphasis on compliance and fraud detection.
  • Facilitate the development of audit observations, recommendations and corrective action on a timely basis. Elevate or escalate observations as appropriate.
  • Provide Management with periodic status reports and the types of non-conformances found.
  • Participate in and monitor Internal Audit’s J-SOX out-sourcing initiative; timely report status and issues to the Manager, Internal Audit and Director, Internal Audit.
  • Review financial results and apply financial analysis to help drive understanding of operations and identify risks.
  • Research GAAP/IFRS/J-SOX regarding appropriate financial reporting and governance application.
  • Evaluate key business processes and controls to identify risks.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or a related field 
  • CPA or master’s degree in the field desirable
  • 3+ years of prior audit experience in public accounting or with a large global manufacturing


  • Knowledge of audit and financial management controls, practices and approaches and GAAP

and SOX/J-SOX requirements

  • Strong experience and competency working with software applications such as SAP, Audit Command Language (ACL) and MS office
  • Ability to think critically and conclude having intuitive problem-solving approaches. Continuous improvement mindset
  • Prior supervisory or project lead experience and demonstrated leadership
  • Ability to establish, build and maintain relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to travel 25-30% of the time

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.

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