Senior Financial Analyst Footwear Margin Planning & Management

Nike | Beaverton, OR, United States

Posted Date 3/13/2019
Description

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.

The Nike, Inc. Finance, Strategic Planning and Procurement teams play a key role in fueling the growth of Nike, Inc. Finance identifies opportunities and catalyzes action to drive value for every Nike shareholder. Strategic Planning helps write the future of the business by charting Nike’s path forward. Nike Procurement maximizes the value of the company’s investments in external resources and secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. Across Nike’s diverse geographies and businesses, the teams’ unwavering commitment to excellence keeps the company one step ahead of the competition.

Description

As our Senior Financial Analyst, you'll implement, administer, and provide oversight of NIKE Brand financial management, reporting processes, and deliverables. You'll serve as an advisor to business leaders and other team members and determine the best way to access and report required information using a variety of systems and tools. You'll prepare timely and accurate reports and insightful analysis of pertinent information to track progress against near and long term plans for the NIKE Brand portfolio. You'll perform and oversee information validation to ensure data quality for use in analysis and decision-making processes.

You'll also track and report cost center expenses for Global Brand cost centers, prepare and load cost center forecasts and budgets, and process journal entries and budget transfers. You'll manage Brand Finance reporting projects and track progress. You'll also serve as liaison and representative for Global Brand Finance in other finance projects and work streams. You'll advise and train business managers on the various metrics and tools used to measure business progress. In addition, you'll work with Corporate and Regional Planning teams to ensure the integrity of management reporting statements and adherence to reporting standards. You will also oversee work of one Financial Analyst although will not have managerial responsibilities. You will manage projects and serve as liaison with IT organization.



Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related discipline
  • 5-7 years' experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, accounting and/or budgeting
    • 2 years' additional experience in lieu of a degree
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to create reports and presentations for senior leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to complete quantitative and qualitative analysis and to run financial models
  • Proven experience in effectively working with senior leadership
  • Experience leading projects and people
  • Strong cross team collaboration
  • Advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to pass a 7-year background check

Preferred:

  • MBA in Finance, Economics or a related field is preferred
  • CPA or CMA certification is preferred
  • Experience working for a Fortune 500/multinational consumer products company or national public accounting firm is a plus
  • Cognos, SAP and SAP BW desired


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 00437224

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