OUTGROWN YOUR OWN BACKYARD? COME PLAY IN OURS.
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.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Columbia Sportswear Finance & Accounting teams overseethefinancial health andforwardstrategy for a portfolio of four global brands. These teams exercise expertise across Compliance, Credit, FinancialPlanning andReporting, Tax, Treasury, and Strategy. Advancing traditional Finance & Accounting functions, the organization is also driving exciting innovation in the applicationofadvanced analytics andautomatedintelligence.
As theCorporate Functions Analyst youllsupport Columbia Sportswear Companys Human Resources, Legal & Corporate Affairs, and Finance departments, providing strategic and financial support to drive effective, efficient, and informed operations.Youll receivebroad exposure to the corporate operations of a multinational corporationandopportunities to partner with senior leaders.
You will drive all aspects of financial planning (long-range planning,budgeting,and forecasting) and analysis for these divisions, including supporting major projects.
HOWYOULLMAKE A DIFFERENCE
Influence,enableand coachyour business partners to make sound business decisions
Lead the development and compilation of annual budgets and periodic forecasts, as well as forecast to actual variances analysis for the Corporate Functions organizations
Actively engage in the development of three-year, strategic, and long-range financial plans for the Corporate Functions organizations
Create insightful and accurate reporting tools,processes,and ad hoc analyses with a focus on clear storytelling, action-oriented output,and an ongoing drive for continuous improvement
Nimble and detail-oriented, ableto work in a fast-paced environment with accuracy
Able to build rapport andeffective relationships with a large number of partnerswhile serving asa challenger inthedevelopment ofsound financial/business plans
Curious,goingbeyond thesurface to find opportunity and harvest it
Customer-focused and influencing, capable ofemphasizinginformationto enableandguidecross-functional Senior Management decision-making processesaimed at growth and profitability
Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Finance, related field, or equivalent
5+ years experiencefocused onfinancial forecasting, budgeting,andanalysiswith demonstratedorganizational and communication abilities
Advanced problem-solving skills with the ability to identify potential and/or existing financial issues, evaluate available options and recommend corrective action
Demonstrated ability to create effective excel models and presentations
Experience with visual analytics tools, such as Power BIor Tableau, and prior experience with enterprise-level planning systems such as IBM Cognos TM1
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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.