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.

Director, Assistant Corporate Controller

Location: Medina, Minnesota US


Job Number: 5963

Requisition Number: R8458

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.

This role will be responsible for the accurate and efficient accounting for corporate owned accounting processes and consolidation of all global general ledgers. This position will own and lead the establishment of a Controllership Council that will create unity amongst our global controllers and a forum to build and develop talent along with create ownership and accountability of the US GAAP global accounting records and processes. Further, this position will be responsible for increasing the use of OneStream capabilities to create increased control ownership along with improved efficiency of accounting processes. The role reports directly to the VP FP&A / Corporate Controller.


Role Objectives

  • Develop and ensure the integrity of all accounting records for the corporate ledger along with all records maintained and developed on behalf of the Business Unit, functional, and subsidiary accounting teams

  • Responsible for executing the process to achieve and ensure accurate consolidation of all global trial balances in compliance with US GAAP

  • Perform detailed and analytical analysis of the consolidated financial statements to ensure accurate accounting records

  • Prepare a monthly reporting package that contains a full set of financial statements along with associated detail

  • Responsible for the development, evaluation and performance of personnel in the Corporate Accounting group; includes ensuring the staff is at the highest level of skill necessary to meet company needs and objectives

  • Responsible for performing and/or overseeing effective controls on consolidation, metadata changes, financial statement preparation and review, maintenance of the chart of accounts, and standard reports

  • Coordinate on the key responsibilities and initiatives of the following groups: Accounting Policies, External Reporting, Internal Audit, Finance Process & Systems

  • Ensure proper documentation of financial records is maintained

  • Design and implement standard processes and process efficiencies within owned responsibilities as well as through coordination with Business Unit, functional, and subsidiary accounting teams

  • Own the execution of the consolidation within the OneStream consolidation modules and expand the use of OneStream to improve the accuracy, efficiency and controllership of our global accounting records

  • Cultivate an environment amongst global controllers which is representative of all aspects of the consolidated financial statements. Foster the growth, technical training, and development of the team while also utilizing the environment to drive ownership, accountability and efficiency of our global accounting records

  • Ensure proper intercompany accounting and elimination upon consolidation

  • Provide timely accounting, reporting, and system guidance to support the organization through business changes and strategic projects.


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

  • Certified Public Accountant strongly preferred

  • 15+ years of experience in Accounting/Finance required

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with all levels

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


  • Standard, fast-paced office environment, 10-15% 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.

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

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