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Finance Analyst

Auto req ID: 6961 
Title: Finance Analyst 
Job Function: Finance 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time 
Shift: SHIFT1 


At Harley-Davidson, we are building more than machines. It’s our passion and commitment to continue the evolution of this storied brand, and heighten the desirability of the Harley-Davidson experience. To keep building our legend and leading our industry through innovation, evolution, and emotion we need the best and brightest talent. We stand for the timeless pursuit of adventure. Freedom for the soul. Are you ready to join us?


The Harley-Davidson Motor Company Product Development Center (PDC) located in Wauwatosa, WI is home to the mantra – You dream it. We build it. Join our team as a  Finance Analyst.

Job Summary

This position provides financial guidance, direction, and analytical support for new product development and engineering departments within Harley-Davidson. It will coordinate the development expense and capital budgets and forecasts for assigned area. This position provides comprehensive financial support for assigned departments including, but not limited to, monthly performance reports, financial analysis, new product business case development, and recommendations for corrective actions when needed. It participates in special projects as required.

Job Responsibilities

•    Provides business analysis with emphasis in understanding the supported business. Assists directors and managers with the financial management of their departmental expenses.
•    Coordinates the development and assist in the preparation of all budgets and forecasts for expense and capital in accordance with the financial planning calendar.
•    Provides monthly financial support to the business: Record month end journal entries/accruals; Assure all expenses are recorded in the month incurred; and Analyze spending variances.
•    Forecasts returns (IRR & NPV) for proposed motorcycle or parts & accessory projects. 
•    Participate in special projects as needed.

Education Requirements
Bachelor's Degree Required
Education Specifications
  • This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field is Required. A CPA or equivalent is desired.
Experience Requirements



  • Typically requires a minimum of 1 year of related experience.
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1 year related work and/or public accounting experience.
  • Demonstrated competency in the use of spreadsheets and accounting systems for the purpose of analysis and financial modeling;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and skills necessary to communicate with all levels of management.
  • Self-motivated and a self-starter continuously looking for process improvements.
  • Strong attention to detail while maintaining the broader, analytical perspective.
  • Excellent organizational skills – ability to balance multiple tasks under time constraints.



  • SAP experience a plus.


We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Direct Reports: No 
Travel Required: 0 - 10% 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is eligible for domestic relocation assistance (within posted country)