Sr Financial Analyst - Logistics
Location: Medina, Minnesota US
Job Number: 6033
Requisition Number: R8708
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.
Responsible for preparation and analysis of all financial activities in support of the global logistics function. Work closely with director of global logistics and the operations finance leadership team to report results, analyze trends and provide financial guidance and recommendations to management. The individual in this role will be required to understand business requirements and drive robust modeling, analytics, and reporting for projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
Prepare monthly financial reports, review variances and provide insights to management as it pertains to all aspects of logistics supply chain activities including operating expenses, capital investments, freight efficiency, and Business Unit breakdowns to further enhance better decision making.
Collaborate with business partners to prepare annual budget, long range plan and quarterly forecasts.
Provide on-going financial support for special projects and cost saving initiatives including preparation of presentations for the Polaris leadership team.
Proactively work with cross functional team members to identify potential opportunities to drive efficiencies and continuous improvement.
Drive performance through assessing the impact of changing business conditions and influencing executive level managers through analysis.
Become an integral part of the global logistics team, providing leadership and functional expertise wherever needed; solicit feedback and provide closed loop communication system to enhance quality of service.
Perform ad hoc financial analysis and miscellaneous projects as requested by functional or finance leadership.
Ability to think independently and proactively bring best in class solutions to the table and be willing to drive those solutions across the finish line.
The drive to want to own / be a subject matter expect and enjoy being a finance leader for 200M+ of cost.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance required.
4 - 6 years of experience in Accounting/Finance required.
Extensive experience in various (excel, PowerPoint, access) Microsoft tools required. Onestream / MAPICS / Alteryx / Snowflake /Microsoft BI a plus.
Strong track record of analytical, problem-solving, planning and organization skills.
Excellent communication and leadership skills with previous experience working with senior management on a routine basis.
Proven experience relationship-building and influencing cross functional teams in a matrix organization.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities.
Currently remote with flexible options in the future.
We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!
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
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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