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.

Accounting Associate

Location: Battle Ground, Washington US


Job Number: 4937

Requisition Number: R4895

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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.

Supports the Battle Ground manufacturing site with collection of accounting, financial and business reporting. Active role in month-end close process, cost accounting, and AP support. Prepares daily/weekly/monthly management reporting.Responsible for all capital spend tracking and reporting.


  • Perform the monthly close process, reconciliation, variance analysis and journal entries for location including but not limited to Balance sheet (inventory accounting), Absorption analysis, and plant P&L reporting

  • Collaborate with engineering on capital purchase orders enabling timely delivery and accounting

  • Ensure the validity and accuracy of invoice processing

  • Provides timely and robust daily/monthly reporting to business partners

  • Assist in the development of new standard reporting and metrics

  • Perform miscellaneous projects as assigned

  • Maintain and document processes and procedures

  • Drive quality and continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility

  • Develop efficient methods for extracting and analyzing data. Maintains and develops various financial models for research, resolution, and decision making often with ambiguous guidelines

  • Become a business partner within the Manufacturing/Operations teams

  • Maintain, develop and adhere to accounting and financial controls. Coordinate the accuracy of data

  • Compile current and past trends using key performance indicators including all areas of inventory, expenses and capital expenditure


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

  • Advanced Excel knowledge preferred

  • Ability to quickly learn new systems and applications

  • Experience in Manufacturing / Operations finance preferred

  • 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

  • Proven experience working with and influencing cross functional teams


  • Dynamic fast-paced cross functional team 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. 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: Battle Ground

State: Washington

Community / Marketing Title: Accounting Associate

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