Nike CONVERSE Manager of Finance, North America Retail Stores in Boston, Massachusetts

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You know money. You have hung out with money and money trusts you. And we need someone we can trust with money. Here’s our proposal: we will make unique, interesting stuff that people want. You will handle the money and tell us what money is saying to you and we listen to you and everyone will make more money and we will get to make more unique things because of you. That’s the equation.


Reporting to the Director of Finance, North America Direct to Consumer Business, the Manager of Finance, North America Retail Stores will lead financial planning and analysis of Converse owned retail stores.


  • Develops and drives achievement ofshort-term goals critical to the company’s success.

  • Oversees business unit planning,budgeting, performance targets, and policy development.

  • Participates in cross-functionaldiscussions and initiatives and utilizes internal and/or external partnerships toleverage resources and enhance business group effectiveness.

  • Work with teams to establish keymeasures and business strategies while continuing to refine Converse Store’s long-termfinancial model

  • Manage the preparation of timely andinsightful financial analysis to determine progress against both long andshort-term strategic plans

  • Drive and measure forecast accuracy andset financial goals across the entire store fleet, and works closely with regionaloperational teams to ensure each are tracking

  • Partner with Controllership to helpensure integrity of financial statements

  • Actively interpret and review financialresults with senior leaders, including trends/issues and opportunities, todrive actionable responses

  • Ensure business leaders are educatedon use and interpretation of financial reports, metrics, and other key performanceindicators

  • Oversee and/or lead analysis thataids in the decision making process and helps drive increased profitability forConverse Stores

  • Partner across functionally to alignon initiatives and projects, and be the “voice of finance” in meetings

Key Deliverables:

  • Monthly and Quarterly business reviews

  • Annual Operating Plan and Strategic Three Year Plan

  • Lead, consolidate, and communicate all financial metrics andOperational KPI creation

  • New/Remodel/Conversion/Closure and other investments reviewand support

  • Fleet Review

  • Annual guardrail update

  • Other Ad-hoc projects


  • Advanceddegree (MBA, CMA or CPA) preferred with 5-7 years relevant work experience

  • Retail storefinance strongly preferred

  • History of providing leadership toprofessional staff

  • Experience owning the accountabilityfor performance and results of multiple business units

  • Process and detail-oriented with the ability tothink holistically and strategically about a business

  • Excellent oral/written communication skills

  • Proven problem solving and analytical abilities

  • Capable of working cross functionally with teamsand commit to deadlines, fostering a positive work environment

  • Proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint

  • Knowledge and use of SAP and Business Objectspreferred

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: 00319597

Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Job Category: Finance, Corporate Services, Converse, Converse I