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Senior Finance Analyst

Auto req ID: 7001 
Title: Senior 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  Senior Finance Analyst.

Job Summary

This position provides financial guidance, direction, and analytical support for appropriate functional areas and all corresponding departments within Harley-Davidson. It will coordinate the development of cost of sales, expense, capital, and headcount budgets, and forecasts for assigned area.

Job Responsibilities
  • Provides comprehensive financial support for assigned departments, including, but not limited to monthly performance reports, financial analysis, expense variance review, and recommendations for corrective actions when needed.
  • Provides business analysis with particular emphasis in understanding the business or corporate group being supported; 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, capital, and headcount in accordance with the financial planning calendar.
  • Provides monthly support to the business: Records month-end journal entries/accruals; assures all expenses are recorded in the month incurred; distribute departmental performance reports; and analyzes spending variances.
  • Trains new analysts and stakeholders throughout area of responsibility and provides any necessary guidance and direction.
  • Assumes leadership responsibility as necessary, including being an advocate for new ideas and serving as an example for coworkers.
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

 

Required

  • Typically requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience.
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years related work and/or public accounting experience.
  • Competency in the use of spreadsheets and accounting systems for the purpose of analysis and financial modeling.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills; Strong database skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • 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; and excellent organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple tasks under time constraints.

 

Preferred

  • Experience in a manufacturing setting performing cost accounting activities is preferred but not required. 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)