Sr. Business Analyst - Financial Technology Solutions

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.


0 year(s)

Job Description

At Columbia, were as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, were proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground.

Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: Its perfect. Now make it better. As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving.

We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest.

And we believe in you.

Although we're an apparel and footwear focused company, technology is central to everything we do. Columbia Sportswears Global Information Services (GIS) teams enable an IT infrastructure across four global brands, a global supply chain, and 500+ geographically dispersed stores. These teams support in-store, mobile, and data platforms to enhance customer interface and service in an ever-evolving industry.

The Sr. Business Analyst Financial Technology Solutions is a liaison between business partners, IT solution architecture and delivery teams responsible for application design/development/QA/rollout SDLC activities and ongoing business support. The Sr. Business Analyst will have responsibility for one or more domains within the Record to Report function. This position will be part of a high performing team of business analysts and developers that deliver value across the finance and accounting space.

Establish collaborative and productive relationships with internal GIS department, business partners, external partners

Responsible for developing business requirements and translating them into functional specifications for the Financial Solutions organization and managing changes to such specifications

Articulate, assess and prioritize business requirements and partner with business/technology teams for successful delivery of these capabilities

Develop functional and technical designs, configurations, guide developers, conduct system testing and coordinate user testing/training

Leverage knowledge of finance and accounting best practices, functional design to deliver robust, future ready capabilities

Demonstrate functional and best practices experience and leverage these to promote our technology capabilities.

Able to communicate effectively, build relationships and influence outcomes in a cross-functional matrix organization.

Able to translate abstract concepts into defined objectives, business requirements, business processes and functional specifications and an actionable product roadmap.

An excellent communicator that can document and present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind to build their trust and respect

Adept with time management and problem-solving skills

A relentless, versatile learner that is open to change and embraces experimentation to find solutions

8+ years relevant experience in implementing/supporting business and systems processes, preferably in the retail industry

Experience as a business analyst or product manager

Prior experience designing, implementing, and supporting business solutions in SAP particularly across the Record to Report function

Strong experience in managing ticket based IT operations support

Experience working in both agile and waterfall SDLC environments

Experience working with Azure integrations in an SAP environment (highly desirable)

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Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.