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.

Senior Financial Analyst

Location: Medina, Minnesota US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 5197

Requisition Number: R5794

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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 Motorcycle businesses (Indian, Slingshot and Motorcycle Sales Force) with financial and business analysis. Responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and providing analytical support. Works closely with Motorcycles Controller & Motorcycles VP Finance to deliver key financial and analytic deliverables in a timely fashion.


  • Proactively work with Business Managers to develop expense budgets and forecasts along with identifying savings efficiencies and spending process improvements.

  • Ensures accurate monthly financial results while providing operational analysis and variance explanations.

  • Monitor product costs and margins; provide gross profit variance analytics.

  • Prepares budgets, forecasts and outlooks for the Motorcycle businesses.

  • Develop detailed financial models and associated financial analysis to support decision-making.

  • Assists in inventory control for Motorcycle division, including SIOP analysis.

  • Analyze and monitor actual spending and monthly accruals including preparation of quarterly reserve analysis and associated supporting documentation.

  • Monitor and understand tooling spending and tooling amortization.

  • Work with Business Managers to provide accurate engineering investment business cases including IRR, breakeven and net present value.

  • Work with team to review and analyze any branding campaigns and ensure proper accounting treatment is followed for any assets purchased or maintained.

  • Perform accounting and metrics reporting weekly/monthly for Motorcycle division.

  • Train Business Managers on financials.

  • Maintains and documents Motorcycles financial processes and procedures.

  • Perform monthly close responsibilities, including applicable journal entries and ensuring accurate financial reporting.

  • Perform ad-hoc analysis for Motorcycles division as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • 4-6 years experience in finance/accounting required.

  • Strong knowledge of Excel financial modeling required.

  • OneStream experience a plus.

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

  • Detail oriented and possess strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and initiatives at once.


Dynamic fast-paced 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 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: Medina

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Financial Analyst

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