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Director, Finance Process & Systems

Location: Medina, Minnesota US

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Job Number: 5696

Requisition Number: R7530

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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.

This role is responsible for evolving and executing the Finance Process & Systems strategies, including ownership of the finance digital transformation efforts and the OneStream financial system. Within OneStream, the role will have ownership over system hierarchy, chart of accounts, IS controls, and the flow of new accounting processes, along with the implementation of additional modules within OneStream. Within our finance digital transformation efforts, the role will be a liaison with IS and Business Unit finance teams and ensure progression along the strategies. The role will be a leadership role for a team of individuals to execute the objectives and reports directly to the VP FP&A / Corporate Controller.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Lead the Finance digital transformation initiative including refining and implementing the strategy that has been developed, including identifying and tracking potential projects, managing project pipelines, developing associated budgets, and tracking progress towards overall digital goals

  • Assess digital capabilities and guide the development of digital skillsets throughout the global finance team

  • Make recommendations for solutions or improvements to global finance business processes that can be accomplished through the use of technology

  • Own the finance team's relationship with its IS business partners and ensure alignment of goals between the two organizations and facilitate enhanced communication between the groups

  • Own the OneStream system including the system hierarchy, chart of accounts, and user access and change management controls

  • Triage OneStream issue reports from users, responding with workarounds and/or specifying fixes to be carried out

  • Establish and support the data governance over financial data within OneStream

  • Maintain and work through a prioritized backlog of OneStream system projects/changes, drive prioritization at meetings, and communicate timelines, backlogs and schedules to stakeholders

  • Collaborate with the global accounting and finance teams to establish and enact proper process flows for new transactions

  • Establish and maintain a library of standard financial reports from OneStream

  • Build and maintain internal resources for users of OneStream, including overview documentation, training documents and videos (if needed), and knowledge bases of common issues

  • Evaluate and propose OneStream modules for implementation, drive the selection of vendors and/or consultants, and implement the new systems in coordination with the relevant finance and accounting groups; longer term, evaluate and propose new finance systems/tools.

  • Engage with IS and the Business Units in the implementation of new finance systems within subsidiary businesses; ensure adequate system processes, controls and links are being established to provide proper consolidation of data from the new system

  • Engage with IS on systems impacting/feeding financials; influence IS and GBU partners in the implementation to ensure sound controls and accurate financials statements.


SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or related field required

  • 15+ years of experience in Accounting/Finance and use/ownership of Finance IS systems, preferably specific experience using OneStream

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with all levels.

  • Ability to work well in a fast paced, team centered environment.


WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Standard, fast-paced office environment, no travel 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 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. www.polaris.com

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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.

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State: Minnesota

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