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Analyst, Financial Sr.

Posted on Apr 8, 2024 Full time R22478
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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 supporting financial planning, forecasting, and reporting financial information.
  • Partner with business team for consolidate Financial Planning & Analysis activities.


  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly & annual forecast and preparation of presentations for
  • Leadership team.
  • Support financial closing activities and provide post-closing analytics and reporting.
  • P&L Review: Support the monthly P&L review process that includes explaining variances to plan, providing insight on current and expected trends, and identifying areas of risk and opportunities. Prepare and monitor departmental expenses.
  • Proactively work with cross functional team members to identify potential opportunities and provide input to resolve items as appropriate.
  • Provide value-added advice and analysis supporting decisions which need to be made to meet operational and financial goals.
  • Provide on-going financial support for Capital projects, cost saving initiatives including preparation of presentations for the Polaris leadership Team.
  • Create ad hoc analyses and respond to corporate requirements of financial performance using Excel and other financial tools.
  • Analysis and budget control of Labor and Overhead, Capital budget and Cash flow.
  • Other: Other Financial support and analyses as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance required; CMA and/or MBA preferred
  • 4 - 6 years of experience in Accounting/Finance required with 3+ specializing in product costing and/or supply chain environments preferred.
  • Manufacturing industry experience preferred.
  • Extensive experience in various (excel, PowerPoint, access) Microsoft tools required. Hyperion and MAPICS experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated success developing tools to improve financial analysis and financial system added value to the functional group
  • Successful candidate will have excellent communication and leadership skills with previous experience working with senior management on a routine basis.
  • Proven experience working with and influencing cross functional teams in a matrix organization.


  • Standard, fast-paced office environment, some travel required

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. 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.  

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.