At Polaris our DNA started with co-founders Edgar Hetteen, his younger brother Allan and his close friend David Johnson who had somewhere to be and no way to get there. 65 years later, you still see that drive, ingenuity, and pioneering spirit in everything we do.

Controller, PowerSports Aftermarket

Location: Plymouth, Minnesota US


Job Number: 4714

Requisition Number: R3971

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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.

Support the Polaris aftermarket team with control oversight for PowerSports Aftermarket, which includes Kolpin, Pro Armor, Klim, 509, Trail Tech & Premier OEM brands. Responsible for all accounting aspects of the brands. A key member of the team that works cross-functionally to contribute to the success of these brands.


  • Lead team of associates to ensure all aspects of the accounting process are completed timely & accurately.

  • Responsible for completing the monthly close process and meeting all corporate deadlines.

  • Directly owns month end close process, accounts payable, accounts receivable and treasury for Kolpin, Pro Armor, Trail Tech and Premier. Partners with Teton accounting team on controls.

  • Partner with IS and Apex operational teams to ensure financial accuracy and strong controls

  • Complete account reconciliations and ensure the accuracy of entity level and consolidated Kolpin, Pro Armor, Trail Tech, and Premier financial reporting.

  • Ensure financial information is accurately loaded to financial management systems for corporate consolidation

  • Facilitate discussions with business groups and work with business managers to ensure effective accounting for changes in business

  • Ensure payroll is processed accurately for Premier OEM

  • Oversee shared services activities: accounts payable & accounts receivable functions and related treasury management.

  • Supervise the maintenance and documentation of business unit financial processes and procedures

  • Design & implement necessary fiscal controls to maintain compliance with corporate guidelines

  • Attract, lead and develop team to achieve high engagement, strong team and individual performance and depth of talent to meet Polaris' growth

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the design and maintenance of the Microsoft Dynamics AX general ledger

  • Drive quality and continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field.

  • 7-10 years experience in accounting required.

  • Demonstrated ability partnering with business unit providing strategic financial partnership.

  • Experiences with Microsoft Dynamics AX, OneStream, and/or Hyperion applications.

  • Strong analytical and communication skills, detail and deadline orientated.

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

  • Excellent influencing and leadership skills. "Hands-on" active participative leadership style.


Dynamic fast-paced team environment. Some travel is 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. 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.

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: Plymouth

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Controller, PowerSports Aftermarket

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