Export Finance Administrator – Financier II


Manhattan Beach, CA, USA

Full time

International Finance and Banking


Sep 5

Company Description

Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do—delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.

With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 180 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,450 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers e-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.


Job Description

The individual will be responsible for the creation, preparation, and distribution of all financial contracts summarizing product orders to SKECHERS’ related and non-related parties.  


  • Input orders daily (either automatically or manually) into in-house computer system and validate for correct terms, discount, pricing.
  • Review and audits all 3rd party (vendors) Proforma Invoices for accuracy and update the orders in the system accordingly.
  • Prepare requests for financial payment to secure export shipments of SKECHERS’ product to non-related parties (i.e. Letters of Credit, Collections, Wire Transfers, etc.).
  • Reviews and updates all orders that prevent the download of Pick Tickets onto the system.
  • Prepares manual billings for miscellaneous items and forwards them to the respective party.
  • Monitors readiness of all directly manufactured products for clients. Once financially secure, forwards instructions to Skechers’ 3rd party agents.
  • Researches and responds to all client concerns with respect to financial differences as assigned by the Export Finance Manager.
  • Interacts with appropriate personnel both within and outside the company in relation to orders’ pricing, terms and financial contracts. Maintains effective communication in order to stay current on all activities.
  • Assumes primary responsibility of all filing associated with all accounts’ finance reconciliation items. Inputs statistical data into online systems for proper tracking. Reviews documentation for completion.
  • Prepares necessary reporting data as needed by Management.
  • Reports any and all issues to the Export Finance Manager.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management with respect to Export Finance Operations as assigned/needed.


  • Other duties as assigned.


  • No.



  • Detail oriented with high percentage of accuracy.
  • Good analytical, mathematical and reasoning ability.
  • Excellent business communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Must be able to multi-task and with good organizational skills.
  • Familiar with Export Finance and Shipping terminology.
  • Computer proficient and with extensive knowledge of Microsoft WORD, Microsoft EXCEL, Microsoft ACCESS.
  • Knowledge of/or Exposure to general Sales and Inventory / Accounting Operating Systems.
  • Knowledge of basic Accounting procedures, billing and related fields.


  • B.A. degree from four-year College or university desirable, or at least one to two years’ experience within a financial environment with general exposure to International or Global Trade operations. 
  • Candidate must have taken courses in Accounting.
  • Certification in Global Logistics or Trade Operations welcome.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Pay range for this position is $25 - $30 / hour.


  • Paid Parental Leave: including time for fathers and adopting parents.
  • Short term & long term disability and life insurance at no cost to the employee.
  • Extensive medical, dental, and vision plans with multiple carries, including EPO,HPN and PPO plans.
  • Competitive 401k plan and employer matching.
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Savings Account (FSA) offerings.
  • Paid vacation, sick, personal and holiday time.
  • Pet Insurance available.
  • Onsite wellness programs at company headquarters including fitness classes, acupuncture, and chiropractor.
  • Employee stock purchase program
  • Employee product discount of 50%; employee sample sales and family and friends discount throughout the year. 
  • Skechers Company Culture and growth strategy is deeply infused with internal career growth and opportunities for learning.

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