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Controlling Senior Accountant
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, Inc. 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.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
With an ambitious long-term growth strategy, NIKE is counting on our Global Finance organization to drive and deliver value to every NIKE shareholder. Our Controlling function is at the heart of this mission through maintaining strong internal controls, providing timely, accurate, and relevant information to internal and external partners, and ultimately delivering expert business partnership to drive profitable growth. We are now looking for a Senior Accountant, with strong accounting and financial reporting background and a passion for the brand that will focus on our EMEA Order-To-Cash (Revenue and Sales related) accounting processes.
WHAT WILL YOU WORK ON?
Perform the month end close process, working directly with the wider controlling function as well as the financial planning teams in territory and headquarters to provide timely reporting and insights to partners
Perform and evaluate the effectiveness of controls and processes and recommend improvements; demonstrate your SOX knowledge to safeguard a robust control environment
Assess efficiency and effectiveness of our processes and present improvements
Partner with cross functional partners to elevate the revenue accounting Controlling platform and be a trusted business partner in all areas of the business
Gain commercial insights and develop an understanding of the business both strategically and operationally and apply that knowledge to our accounting practices
Perform multiple projects and adjust key takeaways to a wide broad range of audiences
Provide mentorship and support to the revenue accounting intern who will report directly to you
WHO WILL YOU WORK WITH?
In this role you will be part of NIKE’s EMEA Financial Controlling function, reporting to the EMEA Revenue Accounting Manager, based at NIKE’s EMEA Headquarters (EHQ) in the Netherlands. You will support the broader Finance community and partner with Sales and Business functions to deliver complete and accurate financials but also significant insights that will help NIKE achieve its goals in maximizing value to athletes and shareholders.
WHAT YOU BRING TO NIKE?
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum 4-7 years’ experience in Accounting, Finance, or related functions
Fluent in English with first class communication skills
Big 4 Public Accounting experience (nice to have); CPA or equivalent required
Strong ability to seek information and problem solve
A strong awareness of automation tools and/or data science techniques backed up by self-study or work experience
Minimum 1 year of experience working with an SAP ERP system
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.