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Assistant Controller (Hybrid)

Huntsville, AL
Posted on Jul 15, 2022 Full time R13064
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At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to THINK OUTSIDE.


Responsible for collection, consolidation, and reporting of Huntsville operations monthly results. Active role in closing the books including, departmental expense accruals and labor cost allocations. Partner with operations managers to identify opportunities to invest in the business and reduce costs.  Actively participate on various cost reduction focused Kaizen events.  Responsible for all capital spend tracking and reporting. Backup to Plant Controller as needed.


  • Assist with coordination and consolidation of budgeting, forecasting and long range strategic planning across the site; includes development of financial models to support and standardize processes

  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis for projects as assigned, including but not limited to, NPV and Payback calculations on investments, labor efficiency performance, cost leverage opportunities

  • Book month end journal entries including but not limited to inventory, capital assets, expense accrual, labor cost reporting

  • Perform monthly inventory and accruals reconciliation

  • Assist in overall tracking and recording of State reimbursable costs

  • Collaborate with analysts at other sites to share best practices, problem solve, and align on accounting practices

  • Proactively work with operations management team in identifying problem areas and providing inputs to resolve issues as appropriate

  • Analyze departmental spend and review directly with department managers identifying areas where improvement is needed

  • Work directly with department managers regarding proper forward forecasting of spend as well as annual budget development

  • Participate / lead operations finance projects as requested by Global Operations Leadership team.


  • Bachelor degree in accounting, finance, or related field

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in finance/accounting required

  • Advanced Excel experience required

  • Oracle Hyperion experience required, and related query tool experience a plus

  • Experience in FP&A teams or Manufacturing / Operations finance preferred

  • Strong analytical and communication skills, detail and deadline orientated

  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities


Dynamic fast-paced cross functional team environment

HYBRID working environment



We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE.  Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2021 sales of $8.2 billion, Polaris’ high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe.

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.