Overview

HARLEY-DAVIDSON CONTROLLER

This position requires accounting work of some difficulty and the maintenance of a complete set of accounts and fiscal records for the capture and summarization of financial transaction utilizing a computerized dealership management system currently, TalonES.

Knowledge of accounting theory, principals and procedures is a position requirement.

The position is responsible for the operation of all accounting related features of the dealership management software, the preparation of financial and statistical reports for dealership management and the submission of monthly financial information to Harley-Davidson Motor Company.

Key Result Areas

  • General Ledger Entries
  • Receivables, Payables, Cash Management & Regulatory Compliance
  • Auditing & Report Writing
  • Financial Analysis

Major Duties and Responsibilities

1)    General Ledger

Resolve accounting issues as they arise in the daily processing of dealership transactions

Investigate and trace errors and record adjustments to correct inadvertent postings to incorrect accounts

Reconcile all subsidiary ledgers to general ledger control balances monthly. In some cases, maintain spreadsheets or other auxiliary sub-ledgers to supplement standard accounting software capabilities.

2)    Receivables, Payables, Cash Management & Regulatory Compliance

Prepare daily bank deposits by compiling and reconciling accounting reports and media from point of sale cash drawers with receipts accepted in currency, checks and credit cards

Maintain vendor records and track outstanding obligations payable by due date so as to optimize cash floe and take full advantage of attractive vendor payments terms, if acceptable to Dealer Principal.

Examine and distribute vendor invoices and other payment requests to appropriate general ledger account classifications.

Issue Checks in payment of merchandise purchases, supplies, services and customer accommodations.

Compile Payroll information for processing Payroll thru Paychex Flex

Comply with Department of Motor Vehicle regulations, file all required reports, and remit all payments on a timely basis.

Comply with all taxing authority requirements, make timely deposits of required taxes and work with our Accounting Firm to file tax returns as required.

3)    Auditing & Report Writing

Audit and resolve and anomalies encountered in daily financial transactions as recorded by others in Dealer Management System modules and execute the daily transfer of transactions from Dealer Management System modules to the accounting software in use.

Prepare monthly bank reconciliation

Prepare and review monthly trial balances, general ledger detail postings, financial statements and other financial reports and statistics. Investigate any anomalies and prepare  general journal entries to adjust accounts and reports to appropriate amounts. Distribute reviewed financial reports to management together with narrative comments to assist in understanding important results and trends.

4)    Financial Analysis

Execute dealer management system reports to generate statistical information for submission to the Harley-Davidson IExam.

Prepare special financial analysis as directed by the Dealer Principal

5)    Commitments

Treat all employees and customers fairly, courteously, with dignity and extraordinary respect.

Model superior customer service behavior for all service personnel by maintaining positive relationships with customers, employees and owner.

Be honest and fair in all business dealings

Qualifications & Job Requirements

Associates Degree with a major in accounting preferred

Minimum of two years experience as a fulltime Controller or accountant, for a Harley-Davidson Dealership (required)

Experience with at least one accounting software program (Peachtree preferred)

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and experience with Microsoft Word.

Experience in using an Internet Browser (required)

Ability to communicate effectively with other dealership employees, suppliers, Harley-Davidson representatives and government agencies.

 

 

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