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SFA Engineering Finance ORV / Snow

Location: Wyoming, Minnesota US

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Job Number: 4629

Requisition Number: R3627

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External Description: 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.

GENERAL OVERVIEW

This position will take an active role in all aspects of Engineering Finance. This role will work closely with the finance team to ensure timely and accurate reporting; as well as, partner with the Engineering business to analyze data to support business decisions and develop financial analytics.

The Senior Financial Analyst will be a key business partner to the Off-Road Vehicles and Snow engineering teams. They will guide accurate and timely reporting to help identify risks and opportunities within the portfolio as well as mitigation plans. They will also serve as the subject matter expert for Engineering Finance to the respective Global BUs and will help to drive cost transparency.

This role will function as a key partner in continuous improvement initiatives in the Engineering organization, driving improvements in the processes, systems, planning, reporting and VIP.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Become a business partner within the Engineering teams

  • Own monthly close process, reconciliation, variance analysis and journal entries for Engineering

  • Support financial reporting and presentations including but not limited to Monthly Operating Reviews, budget, Forecast and Value Improvement Process tracking

  • Lead the process and consolidation of annual Long Range Product Plan, Long Range Plan, Budget, Quarterly Forecasts and outlooks throughout the year.

  • Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan

  • Develop efficient methods for extracting and analyzing data. Maintain and develop various financial models for research, resolution, and decision making often with ambiguous guideline

  • Identify Risks and Opportunities within the Engineering Plan

  • Key member in working with functional team members to identify opportunities and provide input to improve as appropriate.

  • Work closely to develop partnerships and collaborate with other GBU's to share best practices, problem solve, and align on accounting practices. Work to understand the various aspects of the business and the impacts on financial performance.

  • Subject matter expert for Engineering Program financial tool - Portfolio Management (PPM).

  • Maintain, develop and adhere to accounting and financial controls to ensure compliance with company policies and GAAP.


SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

Bachelor degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
• 4 - 6 years of experience in Accounting/Finance required
• Strong analytical and communication skills, detail and deadline orientated
• Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities. Be Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities
• Extensive experience in various (Excel, PowerPoint, Access) Microsoft tools required. Onestream, MAPICS, and other query tool 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

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. With annual 2019 sales of $6.8 billion, 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; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com

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.

City: Wyoming

State: Minnesota

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