Nike External Reporting Manager in Portland, 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.


With an aggressive long-term growth strategy, NIKE is counting on our Global Finance organization to thrive in its mission: to drive and deliver value to every NIKE shareholder. Our Controlling function is at the heart of this mission through maintaining strong internal controls, providing timely, accurate, and relevant information to internal and external stakeholders, and ultimately delivering expert business partnership to drive profitable growth.

To elevate our game, NIKE Controlling is in the midst of a multi-year transformation to design and implement our platform of the future. We are centralizing our function globally to drive a shared strategic agenda, along with evolving into a scalable, process-focused organization with a continuous improvement mindset. And we’re seeking world-class talent like you to contribute to this journey. We are looking for influencers and collaborators who can champion and embrace change as we evolve; talent with deep finance acumen to help build our blueprint for the future. Do you have what it takes to build a Controlling legacy at NIKE?


As the External Reporting Manager, you’ll play anintegral role in all aspects of NIKE’s external financial reporting process.Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and oversee the preparation of NIKE’squarterly and annual SEC filings

  • Partner with Investor Relations to validate andprepare quarterly earnings release information in accordance with US GAAP andSEC regulations

  • Coordinate external reporting activities anddeliverables with a diverse leadership group across the entire NIKE financeorganization

  • Partner with Global Accounting and the TechnicalAccounting and Policy team to determine appropriate disclosures for variousaccounting matters

  • Prepare materials for NIKE’s disclosure and auditcommittees

  • Oversee the external reporting team, includingprofessional and career development

  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley forinternal controls over external financial reporting



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA required

  • 6+ years' experience in Big 4 public accountingfirm; additional experience working in a large multinational, publicly-heldcompany is highly preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;ability to effectively communicate status, issues, risks and opportunities withleadership team

  • Extremely high standards forquality and attention to detail

  • Proven ability to communicate complex and/orcontroversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience, includingmeeting facilitation and presentations

  • Ability to develop influential and collaborativerelationships across teams, functions and layers, preferably inclusive ofnavigating a large corporation

  • Proven experience in managing teams with an interest in careerdevelopment

  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and accountingprinciples, with proven ability to identify, research and resolve accountingand disclosure matters

  • Strong project management and organizationalskills with ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Proficiency with Excel, Outlook and Word

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: SRC09232017

Location: United States-Oregon-Portland

Job Category: Finance, Corporate Services