Harley-Davidson, Inc. Carson City , NV 89701
Auto req ID: 214
Title: Director Operational Accounting
Job Function: Finance
Location: CARSON CITY
Company: Harley-Davidson Financial Services
Full or Part-Time:Full Time
We are paving more roads to Harley-Davidson by developing exhilarating new products, creating broader access to our iconic brand, and building a stronger dealer network. We can't do it without the best and brightest. Step one of this strategic acceleration is adding talent who can blow the doors wide open with innovation and creativity while staying true to the Harley-Davidson brand and legacy. We are focused on the next 115 years. Are you in?
Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harley-Davidson, Inc., offers a wide range of financial products and services to motorcycle enthusiasts and Harley-Davidson dealerships. Products available to consumers include financing on motorcycles, MotorClothes, and parts and accessories; cycle insurance; and extended service plans for Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
We need people who wake up every day with a passion for customers and who come to work with the creativity and drive to make amazing things happen. This isn't just any company. And yours isn't just any career. It's part of your story. Write it with us and make it legendary.
HDFS' Carson City, Nevada office serves as one of the Company's two operations centers. It's where HDFS first established its roots in 1992. It is also home to Eaglemark Savings Bank, the Company's lending institution, where all loans are funded. Carson City employees represent the loan origination and servicing business units including Collections, Funding, Underwriting, Dealer Services, and HDFS' Cycle Insurance business unit. There are also employees who work in Accounting, Legal, Global Information Services, Risk, Enterprise Project Management, and Compliance who call this office home. Join our team as aDirector Operational Accounting.
This position reports to the Controller and is responsible for the corporate level accounting function. This includes coordination of monthly financial closes and reporting, overseeing accounts payable, overseeing the general ledger, overseeing payroll and special projects as needed. This position manages employees in the Accounts Payable and Payroll departments as well as the Corporate Accounting staff.
Manages and develops the Corporate Accounting, Accounts Payable and Payroll departments
Manages Sarbanes Oxley testing and ensures controls are appropriate; supervises recording, reporting, and disclosure of hedging activity and disclosure of securitization activity
Coordinates the monthly accounting close at the corporate office; reviews monthly account reconciliation and recording of monthly treasury activity
Develops SAP financials and enhancements, and evaluates departmental IT initiatives
Performs and reviews general ledger maintenance as necessary
Coordinates preparation of related disclosure in Annual Reports, 10-Q, 10-K and proxy statement, year-end financials and assists Financial Analysis with the preparation of annual budget and quarterly forecasts
Reviews recording of payroll and benefits
Insures compliance with Cap-X, T&E, and spending policies, insures compliance with 1099 reporting requirements, and insures accounting compliance with SEC directives
Protection of information and compliance with the law are paramount. Protecting employee, customer and corporate information is everyone's responsibility at Eaglemark Savings Bank. All employees must follow established safeguards, including policies regarding data protection, segregation of duties, and access to information based solely on business need. Further, it is the responsibility of all employees to maintain awareness and understanding of relevant laws, regulations, internal policies and procedures, and to comply with all of them.
Bachelor's Degree Required
Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience.
CPA designation required
Extensive management experience required with professional and clerical staff
Working knowledge of pertinent pronouncements, including FAS, 52, 133, and 140.
Public accounting experience
Securitization experience preferred
SEC reporting preferred
FX and hedge accounting experience preferred
Sarbanes Oxley experience preferred
SAP experience preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills
At Harley-Davidson it is not just about the degree you have or what you know. You must also exhibit and demonstrate our valued behaviors in everything you do:
Value Individuality and Diversity
We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time employees including, but not limited to, bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We believe that employees do their best work when they are free to be themselves. This means our dress code is relaxed, and all types of work styles are welcomed.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
Direct Reports: Yes
Travel Required: 10 - 25%
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship
Relocation: This position is eligible for domestic relocation assistance (within posted country)