Senior Financial Analyst

Harley-Davidson, Inc. Milwaukee , WI 53201

Posted 7 days ago

Auto req ID: 2746

Title: Senior Financial Analyst

Job Function: Finance

Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Shift: SHIFT1

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?

The Harley-Davidson Motor Company Corporate Headquarters in Milwaukee, WI is the site where the first H-D factory - a wooden shed - was built in 1903 in the backyard of the William C. Davidson family home. Join our team as a Senior Financial 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


  • 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.


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


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:

  • Be accountable

  • Model Integrity

  • Value Individuality and Diversity

  • Inspire Teamwork

  • Encourage Creativity

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. 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: 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)

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