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Employment: Full-Time Lead Bookkeeper


  • Outgoing personality
  • Exceptional Accounting skills
  • One to Five (1-5) years Accounting experience
  • Automotive or Motorcycle accounting experience preferred but not necessary
  • Reliable transportation to White's Harley-Davidson location in Lebanon, PA


Competitive Wages, 401(k), Paid Vacations, Medical Insurance, Profit Sharing & More!


  • Desirable but not required: 4-year college degree with a major in accounting and/or comparable experience.


  • Desirable but not required: Business Administration degree with accounting background.


  • Desirable: 3 years minimum experience including at least 2 years’ experience as a Controller for a small or medium size company
  • Desirable: Automotive Retail Accounting experience.
  • Desirable: Accounting experience with multiple locations.

Computer Proficiency:

  • Proficiency with at least one accounting software program
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and/or LibreOffice

General Position Description:

  • This position is the primary financial position in the dealership and requires the ability to direct accounting work of some complexity. Dealership accounting is deceptively complex and success requires knowledge of accounting theory, principles and procedures and the ability to apply that knowledge creatively to a well-defined standard system designed for use by Harley-Davidson motorcycle dealerships.
  • The position occupant will be responsible for supervising the accounting use of dealership management software; supervising the work of accounting assistants; preparation of financial and statistical reports; assisting with the preparation of budgets, projections and forecasts; and for the submission of monthly financial information to Harley-Davidson Motor Company.
  • Daily work is performed independently and is subject only to review by ownership and audit by external certified public accountants. The ability to interact positively with non-financial personnel, discern their financial information needs, and then create and interpret financial reports to assist them in executing their responsibilities is a required skill.
  • The position occupant will represent the dealership to the external financial community and superior verbal and written communication skills are a requirement.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Establish the accounting policies, practices, standards and controls of the dealership and supervise the maintenance of all books and records recording dealership assets, liabilities, ownership investments and revenue and expense transactions.
  • Able to perform daily position reports and recognize and correct issues
  • Preparation of financial, statistical, and graphical reports that summarize the dealership’s financial position and results of operations for each accounting period.
  • Distribute reviewed financial reports, graphs, trend analyses and revised forecasts to management together verbal discussion to assist in understanding important results and trends and improve financial performance.
  • Supervise the investigation of any anomalies noted in dealership books and the preparation of general journal entries to adjust accounts and reports to appropriate amounts.
  • Submission of financial and statistical data to the Harley-Davidson Dealer Dashboard using dealership management system features or through on the Internet.
  • Supervise compliance with taxing authority regulations, the filing of all required tax returns and reports, and the remittance of all tax payments on a timely basis.
  • Recommend and implement changes to continuously improve systems and financial performance.
  • Prepare special financial analyses as directed by management.

Hours of Work and Compensation:

  • Compensation amount dependent upon qualifications.
  • Full dealership employee benefits for insurance and retirement.
  • Paid vacation earned by length of service­