Finance Manager Strategic Investments

Nike, Inc. Beaverton , OR 97075

Posted 2 months ago

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, Inc.'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

As our Finance Manager of Strategic Investments, you'llparticipate in NIKE's long-range financial planning process, ensuring optimalinvestment against Enterprise level Transformational Initiatives. You'lldrive financial rigor in the creation of investment plans, prepare anddistribute timely and insightful analysis to report progress against our transformationalinvestments, and develop critical cross-functional relationships to supportthese deliverables.

Specifically, you will drive the following areas:

  • Work directly with the Transformational Initiative teams to develop and assess financial business cases focused on value potential and investments required. You will also work with the Global Functions and Geos to ensure alignment of plans throughout the corporate planning cycle.

  • Enhance internal reporting against key financial and operational metrics for Nike's Transformational Initiatives and capital investment portfolio to inform executive level decision making and drive accountability

  • Provide appropriate governance over execution of in-year initiatives by developing enterprise level point-of-views on investment prioritization and phasing and pacing of investment plans to achieve financial guardrails and mitigate risk

  • Drive financial rigor and discipline for strategic investments to ensure optimal return on investment spend

  • Coordinate and participate in cross-functional investment committee meetings

  • Elevate investment performance management and forecast accuracy to drive discipline against investment plan and align the Portfolio Management financial reporting processes to align with the Corporate strategic agenda

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field

  • 2 years' additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • MBA, CPA or CMA is strongly preferred

  • Advanced level degree or accounting certification maybe considered in lieu of 1-year experience

  • 6+ years' experience in financial reporting, financial planning, strategic planning and annual budgeting

  • Experience in a Fortune 500 consumer products or other multi-national firm is preferred

  • Attention to detail in the development of quality reporting and analytics for executive-level personnel and senior management

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a large organization

  • Proven strong financial analysis skills; technical corporate finance, accounting, financial modeling and valuation skills

  • Superior written and oral presentation skills; ability to communicate and present to senior management (PowerPoint proficient)

  • Strong proficiency with financial analysis tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Access, BI, Tableau, SQL, etc.

  • Experience with SAP (COPA, BW, ECCS) is preferred

  • Problem structuring and strategic problem-solving skills

  • Experience in investment banking, management consulting, or financial planning and analysis at a large corporation is a plus

  • Ability to pass a 7-year background check

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 00404854


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