Director, Technical Accounting & Policy

To elevate our game, NIKE Controlling is in the midst of a multi-year transformation to design and implement our platform of the future. We are centralizing our function globally to drive a shared strategic agenda, along with evolving into a scalable, process-focused organization with a continuous improvement mindset; 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 build our blueprint for the future. Do you have what it takes to build a Controlling legacy at NIKE?

As a Director in NIKE's Technical Accounting and Policy team, you will be a key member of the team dedicated to advising the Company on complex accounting and policy matters. Key accountabilities include:

  • Ownership of NIKE's accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with emerging US GAAP and ensure policies remain relevant with evolving business activities
  • Taking a leading role as a consultation resource for technical accounting issues and complex business transactions throughout the Company
  • Researching, resolving and documenting technical accounting issues; also responsible for maintaining a repository for all technical accounting matters;
  • Partnering with the External Reporting team to ensure appropriate external disclosure considerations;
  • Monitoring emerging accounting guidance and authoring comment letters for proposed changes in accounting guidance that may impact the Company;
  • Developing and delivering training and education materials around Nike's accounting policies to various stakeholders throughout the business
  • Preparing materials for NIKE's disclosure and audit committees



Qualifications


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • CPA required;
  • 10+ years' experience in public accounting; additional experience working in a large multinational, publicly-held company is highly preferred;
  • Experience working in a Big 4 accounting firm's Regional or National office is a plus;
  • Proven technical accounting skills, primarily in such areas as Revenue and Advertising & Marketing;
  • Proven people management experience;
  • Exposure to ERP accounting and finance systems such as SAP or Oracle preferred;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate status, issues, risks and opportunities with senior leadership team;
  • Proven ability to communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience, including meeting facilitation and presentations;
  • Proven ability to develop high profile, influential and collaborative relationships across teams, functions and layers, preferably inclusive of navigating a large corporation


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • CPA required;
  • 10+ years' experience in public accounting; additional experience working in a large multinational, publicly-held company is highly preferred;
  • Experience working in a Big 4 accounting firm's Regional or National office is a plus;
  • Proven technical accounting skills, primarily in such areas as Revenue and Advertising & Marketing;
  • Proven people management experience;
  • Exposure to ERP accounting and finance systems such as SAP or Oracle preferred;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate status, issues, risks and opportunities with senior leadership team;
  • Proven ability to communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts to a wide and diverse audience, including meeting facilitation and presentations;
  • Proven ability to develop high profile, influential and collaborative relationships across teams, functions and layers, preferably inclusive of navigating a large corporation



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