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 - Motorcycle Operations

Location: Medina, Minnesota US


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 5872

Requisition Number: R8077

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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.

The Motorcycle Operations Senior Financial Analyst will partner with the Operations team to provide analytics to support strategic recommendations for management. They will lead the FP&A for Motorcycle Operations and be highly involved in analytics and recommend actions to drive gross profit expansion. Interested candidates should have 4-6 years of experience, enhanced communication skills, an ability to bring recommendations forward, drive for continuous improvement and a passion to understand complex systems.


  • Lead calendar & consolidation of the month end close, forecast, budget, and long range planning processes for Motorcycles operations. Prepare consolidated results & analytics.

  • Coordinate Monthly Operating Reviews within Operations and other Key Metric Reporting.

  • Responsible for budgeting and forecasting as it pertains to GBU operations specific costs, including but not limited to License fee Cost Projections.

  • Responsible for consolidation and analytics, budgeting and forecasting as it pertains to excess & obsolete raw material inventory.

  • Responsible for consolidation, reporting, and analytics for raw material and whole good inventory for Motorcycles.

  • Create financial models to aide and support overall motorcycle business as it pertains to business cases, product development cycles, and gross profit expansion.

  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis for projects, including but not limited to logistics, materials, plant operations and others as assigned.

  • Partner with SIOP team to coordinate analytics and reporting around build & ship projections.

  • Consolidate and coordinate Capital & Tooling for Motorcycle operations.

  • Coordinate SOX controls and reporting as it relates to operations.


  • Bachelor degree in accounting, finance, or related field.

  • 4 - 6 years of experience in Accounting/Finance required.

  • Experience in FP&A, cost accounting, or Manufacturing / Operations finance preferred.

  • Strong analytical and communication skills, detail and deadline oriented.

  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities. Be flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities.

  • Extensive experience in various (Excel, PowerPoint, Access) Microsoft tools required. OneStream, PowerBI, and other query & data tools experience a plus.

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

  • Successful candidate will have excellent communication and leadership skills with previous experience working with senior management on a routine basis.

  • Proven experience working with and influencing cross functional teams.

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: Sr. Financial Analyst - Motorcycle Operations

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