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Plant Controller, TimberPro

Date:  Nov 29, 2023

Shawano, WI, US, 54166

Req ID:  28285
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

The Plant Controller is responsible for reporting TimberPro’s financial statements in accordance with both US GAAP and Komatsu reporting standards. They will ensure all transactions are recorded correctly in the general ledger and reported timely. Plant Controller will ensure compliance with local and corporate policies and procedures through designing and managing internal controls with an emphasis on safeguarding of assets and cash flow management. The Plant Controller will be a key member of the local management team working to drive financial profitability, efficiency, and integrity.




Key Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the monthly financial close process and reporting requirements
  • Prepare and review journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and ad hoc financial analysis
  • Assist in developing annual budget and quarter forecasts
  • Take initiative leading and designing continuous business process improvements
  • Assist North America Forest Division Controller with ad hoc reporting, capital expenditures and change management on behalf of the forestry division



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance is required. Professional certification such as Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a plus
  • 5+ years in manufacturing accounting is strongly preferred
  • Managerial experience with at least 2 years preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft suite of software packages (Excel, Outlook, Teams, Word, etc.)
  • Experience working with Syteline CloudSuite, or middle market ERP software packages is a plus
  • Knowledge of cost accounting, inventory and fixed asset management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and tax
  • Strong leadership skills demonstrated through effective verbal and written communications
  • Focus on problem solving and identify counter measures to root causes
  • Experience with financial close processes and account reconciliations
  • Demonstrate customer focus, with the ability to build effective working relationships with management and employees across multiple businesses and geographies
  • Have a growth mindset and innovative ideas
  • Physically located onsite at TimberPro to best support the daily operations and must have the ability and willingness to work flexible hours as needed.
  • Travel requirements: Up to 25%

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: Green Bay

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