Manager Finance- South Asia

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description
To lead and provide direction, management oversight for the finance and book keeping activities of India & Bangladesh. To play a leadership role in all aspects of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting, including the preparation of balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and adhoc reports. To establish policy and procedures and ensure compliance to local laws

TITLE: South Asia LO Finance Manager
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.

Department: Finance Department is the center of an organization that ensures efficient financial management and financial control necessary to support all business activities. It is the trusted custodian of company assets and stakeholders value; the strategic business partner working alongside different business units providing financial analysis and insight to drive strategic decision making; and the service provider of timely, relevant, and accurate financial information.
Position Introduction: As the South Asia LO Finance Manager, you will play a leadership role in all aspects of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting of India & Bangladesh offices. You will lead and provide direction, management oversight for the finance and book-keeping activities. You will also leverage your experiences and skills to help ensure that our policies and procedures maintain pace with our evolving business environment. In all, this position will play a critical role in providing financial guidance and support to the company.

Keep up-to-date records as per local requirements of India & Bangladesh
Ensure financial/tax compliance with the local laws
Develop suitable budgets and control the same with regular variance reports
Liaise between South Asia regional Office and the head office on financial reports and activities
Review bookkeeping, purchasing and payroll functions to ensure legal compliance
Forecast and monitor cash flow to ensure sufficient funding to cover expenses
Liaise with auditors to finalize the financial statements
Establish and maintain a strong relationship with LO Director
Manage performance and people development

A Team player
Process driven
A Problem solver

Integrity and Trust
Excellent Communication skill
Functional and Technical expertise
Interpersonal Savvy
Bachelors degree in Commerce
Minimum 5-7 years relevant experience in finance/accounting


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.