Polaris Industries Analyst, Accounting- Distribution Operations in Vermillion, South Dakota
Req No. 9248BR
Title Analyst, Accounting- Distribution Operations
Job Category Accounting/Finance
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operations Analysis (45%)
Manage monthly reporting process around; Sales, P&L and Site Productivity
Provide data analysis and recommendations around cost down and productivity initiatives and packaging analysis4
Support the oversight of the inventory control process
Successfully identify and support special project data analysis and provide recommendations to drive operational excellence
Other projects and tasks as assigned
Accounting Analysis (30%)
Partner with corporate finance team to build annual budget for distribution organization
Work with distribution leadership team to oversee monthly accruals, adjustments and journal entries
Develop DC quarterly forecast and ensure alignment with Corporate Finance
Write CER’s and manage the submission process
Understand, monitor and review property tax submittal for all distribution facilities
Other Duties as assigned
Build and maintain operations equipment supplier relations and procurement, develop deep understanding of financial impact
Partner with distribution leadership team to setup new vendors
Provide oversight of purchase cards across DC network
Maintain accounts for specific vendors
Other Duties as assigned
Accounts Payable (5%)
Ensure proper and timely submission of Distribution invoices for all sites
Resolve any invoicing issues, drive to successful resolution
Other Duties as assigned
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
3-5 years of experience providing accounting and operations analysis in a similar environment
4 year degree in finance, accounting, or similar field required
Strong experience in various (Excel, PowerPoint, Access) Microsoft tools required. MAPICS and WMS experience a plus.
Experience and ability to analyze and read P&Ls
Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills, detail oriented, user attentive, ability to prioritize workload; self-starter
Ability to partner with operational leadership and provide guidance around key business decisions
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Independence and initiative with the ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to be innovative in problem solving techniques
Standard office and warehouse environment
Some Travel may be required (10%)
Location US - Vermillion, SD
Education Requirements 4 year degree or higher
Years of Experience Required 3 years experience
About this location This opportunity is located in Vermillion which is nestled in the southeastern corner of South Dakota just minutes away from the Nebraska and Iowa borders. Vermillion is the perfect place to settle down and raise a family as well as excel your career. It’s a small, comfortable, safe, University community that offers various recreation activities including bike paths, four city parks, an 18-hole golf course, hunting, fishing, Division 1 college sports, and much more. If you’re ready to become part of a team that operates a world-class distribution center, look no further.
About Polaris Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don’t just create products — they are part of a lifestyle. It’s the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do.
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2016 sales of $4.5 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. 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 globally include military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.
Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?
Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.