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Corporate Governance Specialist

Medina, MN
Posted on Apr 3, 2023 Full time R17458
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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.


This position provides an opportunity to develop and implement a best-in-class approach for corporate governance for global legal entities within our Corporate Secretary team, and cross-functionally with our Tax, Treasury and Finance teams.  The ideal candidate is a highly organized, technically proficient, and self-confident individual, with experience in corporate governance and legal entity management.  In addition, the individual should be able to balance and prioritize assignments and deadlines in a fun, fast-paced environment.  This position is ideal for a self-starter, with high integrity and high professional standards, who demonstrates flexibility and adaptability with minimal supervision.


  • Develop and implement a best-in-class approach for corporate governance for global legal entities, including being the primary owner of entity management software.

  • Draft and maintain legal documentation in support of the Company’s business operations, including incumbency certificates, officer certificates and delegations of authority.

  • Maintain corporate records, including resolutions and minutes, coordinate appointment of directors and officers, manage registration and maintenance of each entity in good standing, ensure annual reports are filed, and coordinate paperwork for international entities to ensure annual and on-going compliance with corporate and business registration requirements.

  • Manage corporate licenses and registrations to do business in states and foreign countries as well as state vehicle licensing.

  • Support of M&A transactions and other transactions including preparing for closing and organization and preparation of due diligence materials.

  • Manage and support Annual Compliance and Corporate & Securities calendars and related activities.


  • Associate’s degree/Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent education and experience

  • 7+ years experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal in a law firm or corporate legal department

  • Ability to operate with a high degree of independence and discretion and maintain strict confidentiality, including on highly sensitive and business-critical matters

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and attention to detail

  • Superior interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates an uncompromising level of integrity and code of ethics

  • Self-motivated, resourceful, adaptable, decisive, capable of working independently and autonomously, as well as in a team, and possessing mature, independent judgment

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, meet deadlines, and be extremely responsive and flexible in a fast-paced environment

  • Be a team player who wants to learn, take initiative, and work together to get things done

  • Demonstrates flexibility and commitment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to use, or quickly learn, Diligent Board Books and GEMS



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.

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.