Nike FP&A Manager EMEA North in Paris, France

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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

In this key role of Financial and Planning Manager for one of our European fast growing Territory (EMEA North), you will be responsible for consulting with Senior Management on profitability and for recommending and implementing process improvement opportunities. The role reports into the Sr Finance Director and is based in Paris.

Responsibilities

• Lead the strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting and monthly reporting for the Territory EMEA North. Generate budgets that incorporate strategic business plan objectives and incorporate appropriate assumptions.

• Manage the reporting of business performance for the 3 year plans, budgets, forecasts, monthly and year end results. Monitor monthly progress against budgets/targets and work with business leads to ensure accountability.

• Contribute to the strategic direction of the business by providing insightful analysis to explain trends within month end reporting, budgets and forecasts and identify value creating opportunities

• Lead the continuous development of business reports and the reporting process to ensure they are reporting developing trends and relevant metrics in the businesses in accordance with the Global/European framework

• Prepare and distribute accurate, timely and insightful financial analysis of pertinent information to determine progress against strategic plan, budget, forecast, and to support business decisions. Actively interprets and reviews financial results with business managers, including trends/issues and opportunities, to drive actionable responses by working with managers to ensure accountability.

• Perform analysis that aids in the decision making process and helps improve profitability as well as on new business opportunities, which include scenario and investment analysis.

• Manage a team of 2 analysts (one Sr Finance Analyst and one Jr Financial Analyst).

Qualifications

• Degree in Business Administration/Economics, ideally with an appropriate additional qualification, e.g. MBA and/or professional accountancy qualification

• Proven expertise in financial planning and reporting, at least relevant experience with Fortune 500/multinational consumer Products Company.

• Prior experience within a large blue- chip, international environment

• Track record of leading a successful Financial Planning & Analysis function

• Led an improvement in the quality of financial reporting, planning and analysis resulting in more timely and better decision making by the business

• Experience of working within a matrix organization to be considered as an advantage

• Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management and the ability to communicate complex topics in a simple way to a wide and diverse audience

Qualifications • Degree in Business Administration/Economics, ideally with an appropriate additional qualification, e.g. MBA and/or professional accountancy qualification

• Proven expertise in financial planning and reporting, at least relevant experience with Fortune 500/multinational consumer Products Company.

• Prior experience within a large blue- chip, international environment

• Track record of leading a successful Financial Planning & Analysis function

• Led an improvement in the quality of financial reporting, planning and analysis resulting in more timely and better decision making by the business

• Experience of working within a matrix organization to be considered as an advantage

• Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management and the ability to communicate complex topics in a simple way to a wide and diverse audience

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: SRC03292018FPA

Location: France-Île-de-France-Paris

Job Category: Finance, Corporate Services