Nike Senior Finance Analyst – Global Nike Direct in Beaverton, Oregon

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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.

Description

The Nike Direct Sr. Finance Analyst will support in managing the overall financial performance for Nike Direct (Nike Direct Admin, Nike Stores, and Nike.com). In partnership with the Finance Manager and business partners, this person will be responsible for regular SG&A month-end activities (journal entries, landing estimates, variance analysis, etc), preparing and loading cost center forecasts, and preparation of monthly reporting packages.

They will:

  • Own the monthly close process by posting journal entries, chargebacks, and accruals

  • Support business partners in understanding their cost base and performance against budget/forecast, proactively keeping management informed of results, and suggesting course corrections when necessary

  • Support management of risks and opportunities across portfolio to ensure delivery of performance management targets in current fiscal year

  • Support our annual planning cycles by modeling and forecasting SG&A costs through tight alignment with business partners and a keen eye on cost drivers

  • Support all business partners in delivery of global finance initiatives, building a best practice approach to SG&A cost reporting and analysis

  • Support various adhoc requests

Performance measures:

  • Timely and accurate monthly functional cost reporting, forecasting, and budgeting

  • Delivery of insightful analysis to support management of costs within budget/forecast

  • Strong relationships built with business partners - seen as an enabler

  • Have worked effectively with functions to ensure services are delivered within budget

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in accounting, financial analysis, budgeting, reporting, etc.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications, expert Excel user preferred

  • Experience with SAP (COPA, BW, ECCS) or other BI tools is preferred

  • Advance skills on MS Office applications, including MS Access, and especially Excel (V-Look-Ups, Pivots, etc)

  • Excellent communication skills with an eye for detail and accuracy

  • Comfortable when challenged with difficult, unstructured problems that must be solved quickly

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in accounting, financial analysis, budgeting, reporting, etc.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications, expert Excel user preferred

  • Experience with SAP (COPA, BW, ECCS) or other BI tools is preferred

  • Advance skills on MS Office applications, including MS Access, and especially Excel (V-Look-Ups, Pivots, etc)

  • Excellent communication skills with an eye for detail and accuracy

  • Comfortable when challenged with difficult, unstructured problems that must be solved quickly

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: 00397201

Location: United States-Oregon-Beaverton

Job Category: Finance, Corporate Services