Global Director Of Hire To Retire (H2r) Accounting

Nike, Inc. Beaverton , OR 97075

Posted 7 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.

Finance, Corporate Services

Like any winning team, Nike, Inc. relies on talented, ambitious individuals to thrive. Every day, the Corporate Service teams raise the bar on excellence. The diverse disciplines that make up these teams include Finance, Facilities, Legal, Human Resources, Procurement, Child Development, Administrative Support, Strategic Planning and more. Corporate Services drives innovation in process, technologies and services, while fueling the company with exceptional levels of support.

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.


With an aggressive long-term growth strategy, NIKE is counting on our Global Finance organization to thrive in its mission: to strengthen and deliver value to every NIKE shareholder. Our Controlling function is at the heart of this mission through maintaining excellent internal controls, providing timely, accurate, and relevant information to internal and external stakeholders, and ultimately delivering expert business partnership to drive profitable growth. 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 create our blueprint for the future. Do you have what it takes to build a Controlling legacy at NIKE?

As the Global Director of Hire to Retire (H2R) Accounting, you will be responsible for driving and delivering shareholder value through directing and executing various accounting functions and continuously improving global accounting policies, processes and controls for all employee-related compensation and benefits programs. You will partner with Human Resources (HR), Legal, Tax, Controlling, and financial planning groups around the globe to ensure efficiency, consistency and accuracy. You will strengthen meaningful partnership and influence with HR to ensure accounting and internal controls interests are represented in their day-to-day operations and initiatives.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Direct day-to-day Global H2R accounting operations, and work closely with cross-functional counterparts to develop and maintain policies and processes, as needed, to handle new or existing transactional streams

  • Develop and maintain functional, operational and organizational knowledge of the global payroll, benefits and compensation areas

  • Understand strategic priorities of HR and assess alignment with Controlling and Finance

  • Promote a "one team" concept for the end-to-end process between Payroll and Accounting

  • Encourage continuous improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting processes and financial reporting, including promoting automation and development and implementation of accounting policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and internal control documentation

  • Establish and maintain a thorough H2R accounting governance structure for countries that have enabled the global payroll model to ensure global standardization and maintenance of implemented processes

  • Accountable for preparing and reviewing certain H2R external financial reporting and disclosures in NIKE's SEC filings, as well as preparing the annual financial statements for the NIKE Retirement Plan, and planning and managing the annual audit for the Plan with NIKE's external audit firm

  • Represent Global Controlling on NIKE's Retirement and Incentive Compensation Committees

  • Influence the requirements, design, development and testing of accounting areas for HR payroll and other benefits vendor or administration changes


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

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience with combination of Big 4 public accounting and corporate accounting at a Fortune 500/multi-national company

  • Public accounting experience and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is required

  • Excellent technical foundation of accounting and US GAAP, with proven experience/expertise in employee-related compensation and benefits accounting

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in people leadership roles

  • Experience with SAP strongly preferred

  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent project management skills and ability to work in a productive environment

  • Transformative, process-oriented and strategic-thinking mindset

  • Excellent self-motivator with ability to create and deliver solutions despite obstacles or ambiguity

  • High standards for quality and attention to detail

  • Ability to develop and clearly articulate policies and instructions

  • Ability to share ideas and develop effective responses and impact management decisions

  • Ability to work in a self-guided manner and in a diverse group

  • Excellent ability to develop high profile, influential and collaborative relationships across teams, functions and layers, including senior leaders in HR and Finance

  • Ability to network and utilize internal and external resources

  • Must be able to exercise a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality

  • Ability to pass a 7-year background investigation

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 00438297

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