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Finance Director - Sourcing

Brooklyn Park, MN
Posted on jun 27, 2023 Full time R18796
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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.


Leads all financial processes for Global Operations Sourcing. Responsible for overseeing the development and integrity of financial activities and systems for Sourcing. Serves as the business partner to the VP Global Strategic Sourcing to provide leadership to ensure key goals are met.


  • Direct and own financial strategy for Central Sourcing in partnership with Business Unit Sourcing support.

  • Direct and own financial strategy and tracking planning and reporting Tooling Financials and operational metrics.

  • Partner with Central Sourcing, Engineering, IS and Trade compliance on Tooling Strategy and initiatives

  • Partners with VP Global Strategic Sourcing to drive Gross Profitability to meet corporate goals.

  • Develop and drive the strategy for Sourcing financial systems.

  • Compilation, review and presentation of budget, forecast and actual financial statements.

  • Responsible for on-going review and audit of financial systems and activities to ensure compliance with company policies and GAAP.

  • Create effective tools to analyze and help track cost reduction activities

  • Actively participates in Sourcing staff and provide direction, including prioritization and investment return analysis.

  • Partner with and Support the Director of Indirect Sourcing and team

  • Continuous improvement for sourcing approvals (DOA) which provide insight and communication of financial decisions

  • Partner with sourcing leadership to implement an SRM solution

  • Lead the finance side of a tooling system / strategy implementation

  • Work closely with Sourcing and Operations personnel, understanding the various aspects of the business and the impact change has on financial performance.

  • Participates and drives standardization of key business processes and development of business plans including: strategic financial planning, cash flow, ROI, Capital and Operating expenditures.

  • Manage direct reports and provide a positive working environment leading to a successful career. Establish clear goals that provide a challenge for the employee and drive improvements.

  • Coordinate documentation and review of processes for Sarbanes/Oxley section 404 requirements relating to Operations.

  • Miscellaneous projects and ad hoc analysis as required.


  • 10+  years’ experience in finance/accounting positions of growing responsibility required.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/finance is required, a CPA, CMA, and MBA is highly preferred.

  • Demonstrated success at partnering with, leading and influencing multiple teams responsible for complex operations.  This includes ability to analyze complex and voluminous data and turn it into actionable information and plans.

  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships in a matrix environment with multiple customers and evaluators.

  • Proven success in driving change and leading process improvement within finance and business support systems.

  • Excellent communication, influencing and executive leadership skills; strong business acumen

  • Superior management skills; ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers

  • Experience communicating, reporting and influencing executive leadership in a strategic partnership capacity.

  • Detail oriented, possess strong analytical skills and strong knowledge of Excel financial modeling.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and initiatives at once.


  • Position requires travel to the Corporate Office (Medina, MN) as needed

  • Dynamic fast-paced environment

  • Domestic and international travel may be required, but not to exceed 10%



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.