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.
This role serves as a finance business partner to the Polaris Experience Business Unit, primarily supporting Sales, Marketing, and Business Development. In this role you will proactively partner with Polaris Experience and Finance leaders to report results, analyze trends, and provide financial guidance and recommendations to management; additionally, you will be responsible for Adventures International and cross-Business Unit partnership. The individual in this role will be required to demonstrate intellectual curiosity and understanding of business requirements to help solve complex business problems through robust modeling, analytics and partnership.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Business partner for Polaris Experience Sales, Marketing, and Business Development teams to establish process, drive results and develop accountability to business goals
Lead key activities and processes cross-functionally in efforts to plan, analyze and grow the Polaris Experience business
Lead Polaris Adventures/Select growth initiatives, conducting qualitative/quantitative analyses to drive continued growth including evaluation of new markets, business models, pricing, etc.
Lead month end close and forecast processes; ensuring financial results/forecast are complete, accurate and prepared consistent with corporate policies
Analyze financial and operational results to proactively identify business risk and opportunity, as well as respective plans to countermeasure/leverage for benefit of the business and to drive profit expansion
Drive process definition, improvement, automation, and enhanced reporting of KPIs
Become an integral part of the business team, providing leadership and functional expertise wherever needed; solicit feedback and provide closed loop communication system to enhance quality of service
Own relationship and initiatives surrounding International ventures and drive communication & collaboration across Global Business Units (GBUs)
Perform miscellaneous projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field; MBA preferred
4-6 years finance / accounting experience
Extensive experience in various Microsoft tools (excel, PowerPoint) required. Onestream and PowerBI, and other query & data tools experience a plus
Strong project management capabilities with ability to manage and prioritize concurrent projects and initiatives
Excellent communication, teamwork and leadership skills with previous experience working with senior management on a routine basis
Ability to plan and prioritize in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities
Strong analytics and problem solving experience with ability to analyze complex data and translate into actionable information and plans
This position is not eligible for sponsorship
We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE. Apply today!
At Polaris we put our employees first, by offering a holistic approach to their health and financial wellbeing. Polaris is proud to offer competitive compensation, including a market-leading profit-sharing plan that is fundamental to our pay-for-performance culture. At Polaris, employees are owners of the company through company contributions to our Employee Stock Ownership Plan and discounted employee stock purchases plan. Employees receive a generous matching contribution to 401(k), financial wellness education and consultation to plan for their financial future. In addition to competitive pay, Polaris provides a comprehensive suite of benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, wellness programs, paid time off, gym & personal training reimbursement, life insurance and disability offerings. Through the Polaris Foundation and our Polaris Gives paid volunteer time off, we support employees who actively volunteer their time, efforts, and passions to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities in which they live, play and work. Employees at Polaris drive our success and are rewarded for their commitment.
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. 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; military and commercial off-road vehicles; snowmobiles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; Aixam quadricycles; Goupil electric vehicles; and pontoon and deck boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a robust portfolio of parts, garments, and accessories. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com
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.