Nike Senior Financial Analyst, Innovation Planning in Beaverton, Oregon

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Today, the opportunities for growth across Nike’s business portfolio offer more potential than ever. Nike Finance employees play a key role in that progress by identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to drive value for every Nike shareholder. They manage accounting and reporting for Nike’s multi-billion-dollar global investment portfolio, debt and equity instruments, and other Treasury activities. They strategize, forecast, audit, analyze, budget, research and lead important decisions. Across Nike’s diverse geographies and businesses, Finance employees deliver far more than just the numbers.


At Nike, it is Our Nature to Innovate. It’s part of our DNA. We strive to consistently deliver the most innovative products to athletes* around the world. To make athletes* better.

As the Senior Financial Analyst, Innovation Planning you will provide comprehensive financial management support to the Nike Explore Team to help us achieve our strategic and financial objectives. Responsibilities include:

  • Driving consistency and ensuring that best practices are in place across the dimensions for all common processes including budget, forecast, and close

  • Reviewing reporting and presentations for accuracy and ensuring that story lines are clear and consistent with strategic priorities

  • Maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders across the business by providing timely, accurate, and insightful financial analysis of results that illustrate progress against the strategic plan, budget, and forecast

  • Actively interpreting and reviewing financial results with business decision makers to identify trends, risks, and opportunities, with the goal of driving actions that deliver against budget

  • Ad hoc financial analysis support


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or a closely related field

  • 4+ years experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, accounting and/or budgeting

  • An advanced degree may be acceptable in lieu of 2 years’ experience

  • Strong financial knowledge including all aspects of cost center management ( e.g. , budgeting, forecasting, reporting), process development and management, and project management

  • Ability to articulate financial concepts to both finance and non-finance business partners in a clear and concise manner

  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills while being independent and resourceful

  • High accuracy and attention to detail

  • Strong working knowledge of accounting principles and practices

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong cross team collaboration and ability to work with different personalities ( i.e., high EQ)

  • Advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Experience with SAP is preferred

  • Ability to pass a 7-year background check

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID: 00337970

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Finance, Corporate Services