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Cost Accountant

Date:  Aug 5, 2022

Shawano, WI, US, 54166

Req ID:  24618
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

  • Partner with key members of the organization to drive product costing analysis, inventory management, review of Bill of Materials, invoicing and A/R collections and assist leadership with special projects.
  • Provide information and support to customers and managers regarding accounts receivable and past due accounts as well as to research and resolve all related issues.
  • Assist management in developing relevant financial metrics, including spend and budget/forecast to actual variance analysis as needed
  • Help identify opportunities to implement cost-out initiatives to aid company growth and profitability
  • Support the Accounting Manager in their role

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for completing various monthly reports and insightful analysis 
  • Assist in the performance of monthly inventory cycle counts and updating ERP system (Syteline) to reflect results 
  • Create and send invoices to customers drive collections, track A/R payments and past dues.
  • Maintain AR accounts by submitting credit and debit memos, tracking overpayments, and researching and resolving outstanding invoicing issues
  • Work with internal and external customers to advise and troubleshoot vendor/customer related transactions
  • Invoice customers for services tracking invoice status and account balances
  • Process new customer applications and maintain current customer account information.
  • Handle check and wire payments from customers and reconcile the statement.
  • Posting Finished Goods into Syteline accurately and in a timely manner
  • Applies monthly Warranty credits to the customer’s accounts
  • Responsible for the quarterly Sales & Use Tax Filing
  • Responsible for the Annual 1099 Filing
  • Serve as back up support to Accounts Payable/Payroll role as needed


  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting. CMA and/or CPA preferred, but not required.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in manufacturing accounting processes and operations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 suite, including advanced EXCEL skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills and maintain good working relationships with our vendors, customers, and all employees
  • Strong analytical aptitude and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Healthy professional skepticism and inquisitiveness with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Syteline experience is a plus, but not required

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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