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Sr. IT Audit Consultant

Date:  Jan 22, 2023

Milwaukee, WI, US, 53204-2941

Req ID:  23210
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

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sr. IT Audit Consultant to join our internal audit team. In this role, you will conduct or participate in integrated audits including Information Technology (IT), Business Operations, Compliance and Financial audits with minimal guidance or oversight. This position will take a lead role in executing audits and working closely with the Director, Internal Audit. Candidates must have proven experience executing projects and engaging business partners to enhance the control environment. A background in IT, Operational, Compliance and Financial audits is required.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Plans and executes IT general and application controls reviews; IT security and governance reviews; J-SOX reviews and controls optimization; Pre- and post-implementation reviews; Business process and
  • Database security controls reviews; and familiarity with ACL analytics and continuous control auditing, including other digital technologies such as RPA.
  • Identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of IT application, configuration and manual controls within complex IT environments.
  • Plan and define projects, identify risk areas, develop appropriate audit plan, document findings, and reports per IIA standards.
  • Assists with IT risk assessments, reviews of system access, segregation of duties, and documentation of controls/processes.
  • Prioritize and assist in scheduling audit tests to be performed and interact with auditees to obtain the necessary information.
  • Evaluates the design and effectiveness of controls throughout the business and provides client-focused value added recommendations in a clear manner to stakeholders.
  • Reviews the relevance, reliability and integrity of financial and operating information and the means used to identify, measure, classify, and report such information.
  • Reviews operations and programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with established objectives and goals and whether the operations or programs are being carried out as planned.
  • Reviews the systems established to ensure compliance with those policies, plans, procedures, laws, and regulations which could have a significant impact on operations and reports and whether the organization is in compliance.
  • Use SAP ECC/BI tools to extract data from IT systems for use in audits.
  • Partners with IT management and other business owners to enhance IT control environment.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in technology field or Accounting, or equivalent in the required field.
  • 3+ years of prior audit experience in public accounting or with a publicly held global manufacturing company or other relevant experience.
  • CPA, CISA and/or master’s degree in the field desirable.
  • Strong critical thinking and intuitive problem solving approach. Constructive professional skepticism and inquisitiveness. Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, time management and project management.
  • Prior supervisory or project lead experience and demonstrated leadership and employee development experience.
  • Ability to form effective working relationships while remaining objective and impartial.
  • Competent with software applications such as SAP, Microsoft Office and Audit Command Language (ACL).
  • 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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