Accounting Director - Innovation & Sourcing Operations

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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.
Like any winning team, Nike's Corporate Functions team depends on a diverse set of skills to operate at peak performance. Those skills span many disciplines across Nike's Corporate Functions, including Facilities, Child Development, Administrative Support and Aviation. While roles range from pilots to security specialists to teachers, one thing remains constant: the teams deliver exceptional experiences and services at Nike locations around the world.

The Accounting Director, Innovation & Sourcing Ops will be an integral member of Global Controlling's End to End Supply Chain team, responsible for progressing the team's priority initiatives with a relentless focus on achieving Global Controlling's strategic imperatives of: Optimizing Enterprise Risk, Effective/Efficient/Scalable Operations, Deliver Value to Stakeholders, and Unleash the Most Diverse, Inclusive and Talented Team. This position is a team leader which is responsible for leading the team's strategy deployment and operations, such as: cross-functional partnerships, addressing complex accounting issues/conclusion, partnering with subject matter experts, liaison with internal and external auditors, driving the creation and updating of enterprise policies, coordinating period end close and reporting, enable centrally led controlling activities, contractual terms review, and supply chain compensation analytics.

Success in this role requires the ability to:

  • Think broadly and long-term when leading the deployment of the team's priority initiatives.
  • Proactively provides financial, controlling and accounting expertise
  • Build mutually beneficial, cross-functional relationships to achieve strategic objectives
  • Exhibit competencies of influencing business partners, peers and finance leaders.
  • Demonstrate strong cross-functional business acumen and communication of financial stories
  • Demonstrate functional and/or technical proficiency in Finance area of specialty, and applies the expertise to execute against Nike's business goals and objectives.
  • Continuously enhances professional knowledge and stays current with Nike and industry best practices.
  • Drives effectiveness through continuous optimization and improvement of organizations, processes, and systems.
  • Effectively applies LEAN or a similar process optimization concept.
  • Effectively manages organizational and process changes by building and maintaining momentum for change, engaging stakeholders, aligning the organization, training and developing people, and ensuring business readiness and adoption for change.
  • Unleash the most diverse, inclusive and talented team through effectively exhibiting NIKE's Lead, Coach Drive and Inspires capabilities.



Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, preferably with an emphasis in Finance, Economics, Business, Risk Management or equivalent. Masters of Accountancy or MBA highly preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in increasing areas of responsibility focused heavily on sourcing and supply chain; preferably within a large, complex, multinational manufacturing corporation
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a supervisory capacity managing both people and projects
  • Must have strong understanding of COSO / ICFR / SOX and accounting practices to engage with various constituents across NIKE.
  • Strong international business acumen and multicultural experience
  • Experience in public accounting firm, corporate internal audit team, technical accounting function, operational accounting teams, and/or internal / external financial reporting teams is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency with SAP ERP, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and SharePoint systems are strongly preferred.
  • Ability to travel 10 - 15% (domestic and international)
• NATURE AND SCOPE -
  • Position reports to Director, End to End Supply Chain - Sourcing
  • Position located at Nike's World Headquarters, Beaverton, Oregon

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.

  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, preferably with an emphasis in Finance, Economics, Business, Risk Management or equivalent. Masters of Accountancy or MBA highly preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in increasing areas of responsibility focused heavily on sourcing and supply chain; preferably within a large, complex, multinational manufacturing corporation
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a supervisory capacity managing both people and projects
  • Must have strong understanding of COSO / ICFR / SOX and accounting practices to engage with various constituents across NIKE.
  • Strong international business acumen and multicultural experience
  • Experience in public accounting firm, corporate internal audit team, technical accounting function, operational accounting teams, and/or internal / external financial reporting teams is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency with SAP ERP, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and SharePoint systems are strongly preferred.
  • Ability to travel 10 - 15% (domestic and international)
• NATURE AND SCOPE -
  • Position reports to Director, End to End Supply Chain - Sourcing
  • Position located at Nike's World Headquarters, Beaverton, Oregon

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.


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