Lead Finance - Remote, WI, US


Auto req ID: 23334  
Title: Lead Finance  
Job Function: Finance  
Location: Remote 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company  
Full or Part-Time: Full Time  

 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?


We maximize employee flexibility and well-being through a virtual mindset that supports our highly distributed, global workforce. We take an outcome-focused, people-centered approach to winning, including welcoming the best talent - wherever they may be.


This remote role is not tightly linked to a physical location and provides flexibility in where, when and how you accomplish your work. Remote employees are expected to have a dedicated, quiet and distraction-free work space and an internet connection that’s sufficient for completing their job remotely.

Job Summary

This position leads the financial guidance, direction and analytical support for appropriate functional areas and all corresponding departments. It provides comprehensive financial support for assigned departments including, but not limited to revenue, margin and expense analysis along with proactive recommendations for corrective actions when needed. This position manages complex or cross-functional projects as required.

Job Responsibilities

•    Responsible for coaching others including planning and assigning projects and tasks, reviewing progress and evaluating results. It provides formal and informal mentoring to other staff members.
•    Provide business analysis with particular emphasis in understanding the business that you support.
•    Assist business leadership with the financial management of their departmental expenses.
•    Lead the development and assist in the preparation of all budgets and forecasts for expense, capital, and headcount in the appropriate departments based on the financial planning calendar.
•    Provide monthly financial support to the business: Record month end journal entries/accruals, assure all expenses are recorded in the month incurred, create departmental performance reports, and analyze spending variances.
•    Train new analysts and managers throughout area of responsibility and provide any necessary guidance and direction.
•    Assume 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

•    The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of related work and/or public accounting experience.
•    Competency in the use of spreadsheets and accounting systems for analysis and financial modeling.
•    Comprehensive knowledge of Finance and experience in a variety of Finance areas.
•    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.
•    Excellent organizational skills – ability to balance multiple tasks under time constraints.

•    SAP & PowerBi experience is preferred.

Harley-Davidson is an equal opportunity employer that continues to build a culture of inclusion, belonging and equity through our commitment to attracting and retaining diverse talent from all backgrounds, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We believe in fairness and providing a level playing field for all. We foster a culture that thrives on diverse perspectives and contributions to ignite the creativity and innovation to fuel our business and enhance the employee and customer experience.


The pay range shown represents the national average pay range for this role. Your pay may be more or less than the stated range and is dependent on your geographic location and level of experience.


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. Learn more about Harley-Davidson here.

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


Direct Reports: No 
Travel Required: 0 - 10% 
Pay Range: $98,600-152,900 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is not eligible for relocation assistance 



Job Profile


North America


United States


Accounting Accounting systems Analytical Communication Finance Financial modeling Leadership Management PowerBi SAP

  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Business analysis
  • Coaching and mentoring staff
  • Financial management
  • Financial Reporting
  • Innovation
  • Leadership responsibilities
  • Training new analysts

5 years


Accounting Accounting or related field Bachelor's degree Bachelor's degree in Finance




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