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Cost Accountant

Posted on janv. 23, 2024 Full time R21739
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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.


  • Manage and drive product costing, strategic product cost planning, budgets, reconciliation with actual budget vs actual variances.   
  • Analyze variances and communicates explanations to management with recommendation actions.
  • Analyze, reconcile and bridge as well as drive productivity initiatives to bring cost reductions.


  • Annual Standard Cost Roll up. (Rates)
  • Bill of Material Structure analysis.
  • Standard Cost vs Actual Cost Analysis (PPV, Methods Variance/ Usage, Cost Change).
  • Inventory Cycle Counts and Annual Physical Inventory active participation.
  • Absorption and Production variation analysis (volume, price/cost, mix impacts)
  • Assure correct materials consumption vs Standard Cost to avoid Inventory adjustments.
  • Validate Engineering Deviations
  • Daily/Weekly/Monthly review and follow up of main cost variations impacts to explain and avoid discrepancies.
  • Perform account reconciliations.
  • Prepare audit reports and presenting their findings to management.
  • Recommending changes to the company’s processes and policies to reduce cost and maximize profit.
  • Advising executives and upper management on appropriate costing based on financial data.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • 5-10 Cost Accounting experience.
  • Advanced PC skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Advanced English.
  • Advance knowledge of mathematics and statistics and analytical skills
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and communication/interpersonal skills, detail and high attention to detail and deadline orientated.
  • 4-5 years’ experience in finance/accounting preferred.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong leadership and teamwork capabilities
  • Focus on Continuous Improvement.


  • Dynamic fast-paced cross functional team environment
  • Office/Warehouse/Plant 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. 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.