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.

GL Team Lead

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka IN


Job Number: 5195

Requisition Number: R5738

Position Title:

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.


  • The GL Lead and Senior Analyst is responsible for the general ledger, general accounting, and supervision of billing and bank posting, including the support of accounts receivable in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • In GL/AR team your aim is to play an essential role by providing information (financial, regulatory, tax). Your day to day responsibility will be timely, effective and efficient processing of general ledger-related transactions (i.e. fixed assets, journal entries) , reconciliation of general ledger accounts and subledgers and performing period end closing activities (accruals, revenue recognition, reporting). Your role is also essential from controlling and treasury activities side (banking and cashpool). You will also be a partner to controllers.

  • Responsible for the day-to-day Bookkeeping posting, Accounts receivable and Accounts payable ledgers, assisting with the preparation of month-end accounts and contributing towards the continuing drive to improve internal controls and procedures.


Daily Accounting & Month-end close process:

  • Monthly preparation and review of reconciliation all balance sheet accounts
  • Preparation and review of Roll fwd files
  • Preparation of Monthly Checklist Review files
  • Assist in preparation of month-end accounts, working towards preparing accounts-to-trial balance for review
  • Monthly reconciliation Balance Sheet and P&L accounts and support the preparation of management accounts
  • Maintain bank records & petty cash
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Maintain and reconcile intercompany accounts
  • Maintain and reconcile Accounts Receivables
  • Maintain and reconcile Accounts Payables
  • Prepare and post month-end journals according to close calendar
  • Maintain cashbook & petty cash
  • Credit control and Monthly reporting to US
  • Generate BACS and foreign payments

Accounts receivable:

  • Assist with sales invoices (Free text invoices)
  • Post and allocate cash receipts and general maintenance of AR accounts
  • Monitor receipts from Wells Fargo capital, following up any queries (debts are factored by Wells Fargo)
  • Liaise with dealers for queries and credit approvals
  • Assist in the cash collections, credit control and where needed direct debits

Accounts payable:

  • Full responsibility for accounts payable from master data, coding of invoices, obtaining appropriate approval, reconciling supplier statements, resolving issues and recommending payment runs
  • Backup for processing AP invoices in Medius, Readsoft and DAX and ensure they are authorized appropriately and processed for payment
  • Process staff expenses in Concur per guidelines and credit card expenses reconciliations
  • Reconcile supplier accounts
  • Prepare payments Generate file, import in Bank portal and foreign payments

Other tasks:

  • Assist in preparation of yearly statutory accounts and liaison with auditors for countries required
  • Maintenance and updating of detailed SOP
  • Continuous process improvement mindset and re-engineering for optimization
  • Assist in preparation of yearly statutory accounts
  • Miscellaneous projects as assigned
  • Review of VAT/GST/Sales Tax return & EC Sales lists
  • Assist in devising and implementing internal controls
  • Miscellaneous projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor level accounting education
  • Minimum 7 years of working experience in FSSC
  • Must speak English fluently- other languages a plus
  • Strong ERP experience (Microsoft Dynamics or Navision a plus) and very good Excel knowledge
  • Experience with an International US based company is a plus
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Great organizational skills and good level of working by him/her self
  • Great ability and drive for quality, accuracy and detail

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: Bangalore

State: Karnataka

Community / Marketing Title: GL Team Lead

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