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.

Sr. Financial Analyst

Location: Plymouth, Minnesota US


Job Number: 5164

Requisition Number: R5614

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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.

Join a dynamic team that works cross functionally to enhance rider experience and promote brand loyalty. Responsible for all financial activities of Financial Products as well as consolidation and reporting of the overall Financial Services organization. Will be a principal contributor to Financial Services' goals by driving growth and ensuring profitability across the financial products portfolio. Work closely with internal and external partners to identify opportunities to improve existing programs as well as help develop new products opportunities in a fast-growing market. The individual in this role will be required to understand business requirements and drive robust modeling, analytics, and reporting.


  • Construct monthly, quarterly, annual forecasts and provide associated variance analysis

  • Month end close activities, including variance analysis, wires, reconciliations, journal entries, etc

  • Provide analytical research and support in helping develop new financial products & services

  • Assist sales team in construction of effective promotions and subsequent postmortem analysis

  • Work with global business units and engineering teams to understand trends in product quality

  • Drive performance through assessing the impact of changing business conditions

  • Identify lean initiatives to streamline administrative functions utilizing modern analytic tools

  • Provide analysis of and key performance drivers to internal and external customers

  • Ability to think independently and proactively bring best in class solutions to the table and be willing to drive those solutions across the finish line

  • Responsible for maintenance, documentation, and compliance of Financial Services SOX controls

  • Lead the Financial Services team through two external audits

  • Benchmark competitors

  • Ensure business is compliant with all applicable regulations

  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis and miscellaneous projects as requested by functional or finance leadership


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance

  • Strong organizational & analytical skills, experience with forecasting and understand complex business models

  • 3+ year's experience in business environment; powersports or financial services experience preferred

  • Experience with supporting external audits

  • Ability to work effectively individually and in a team environment

  • Experience managing a P&L

  • Experience managing third-party vendors / partner relationships

  • Demonstrate success developing tools to improve financial analysis and financial system added value to the functional group

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, Alteryx, Power BI, Snowflake, MAPICS, OneStreamBottom of Form


Standard office environment with some travel as needed

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 2020 sales of $7.0 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

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