Senior Financial Analyst
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.
ColumbiaSportswear Finance & Accounting teams overseethefinancial health andforwardstrategy for a portfolio of four global brands. These teams exercise expertise across Compliance, Credit, FinancialPlanning andReporting, Tax, Treasury,Procurement, and Strategy. Advancing traditional Finance & Accounting functions, the organization isCalso driving exciting innovation in the applicationofadvanced analytics andautomatedintelligence.
As theCorporate Finance Senior Analyst, youllplay a crucial role in supporting Columbia Sportswear Companys financial planning processes. Youll help compile, analyze, and present the companys financial performance and financial outlook to finance leadership as well as help shape and tune our financial processes.Youll receivebroad exposure to the corporate operations of a multinational corporationwith frequentopportunities to present to senior leaders.
You will prepare monthly and quarterly reporting accurately and timely, demonstrating attention to detail and a commitment to the end product
You will sift through commentary and standardized reporting to identify key drivers and synthesize insights into company-level performance
You will create insightful and accurate reporting tools,processes,and ad hoc analyses with a focus on clear storytelling and action-oriented output. Youll generate materials directly for senior management and the board of directors and will interface with senior finance leadership.
You will relentlessly drive continuous improvement, constantly looking for the next opportunity for efficiency and improved outcomes
You will work with the director of global financial planning to plan, execute, and analyze global forecasting processes, including the long-range plan, budget, and quarterly forecasts and guidance.
You will interface with finance and business partners across the company to articulate and monitor corporate deliverables
You will manage system processes, including various allocations, reports, and forecasting tools. Serve as a super=user of TM1 databases and reporting
You willmonitor and forecast overhead spending cost centers
Youmay include direct business support of functions
You will participate in cross-functional projects as needed
Nimble and detail-oriented, ableto work independently in a fast-paced environment with accuracy and follow-through.
Curious and a storyteller,lookingbeyond thesurface to connect the dots and articulate the key narratives
Self-motivated and process-oriented, constantly developing and improving the way you and those around you work to drive better, faster, and more insightful results
A Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Finance, related field, or equivalent
3+years experiencefocused onfinancial forecasting, analysis, and processeswith demonstratedorganizational and communication abilities
Solid understanding of financial statements and how they relate to a companys operations
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
Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Prior experience with enterprise-level planning systems such as IBM Cognos TM1, experience with visual analytics tools, such as Power BIor Tableau, a plus
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.