Financial Planning Director-APLA, Global Technology
Company: Nike, Inc.
Posted on: March 24, 2020
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.
If you're ready to work in a high pace, continuous changing
environment, where the consumer is always on top of mind and
technology is the way to bring inspiration to the athlete, then you
are ready to join APLA Global Technology. We enable all technology
for APLA - Nike's retail businesses - whether mobile, online, in
store or at the core of our business processes.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
As our Financial Planning Director (Asia Pacific / Latin America)
you will drive and champion financial excellence for the Global
Technology APLA organization; it requires a driven and dynamic
person. You will be on top of the financial planning of our
department, both in terms of investment as organizational finances.
You help our department to understand the value we bring throughout
the year; you help us prioritize investments and provide insight
into roadmaps. You anticipate, plan and create the financial
You will need to handle this through others and provide high level
overviews to senior leadership, by understanding the details
yourself. You will be a key driver of decisions made for the future
The ideal candidate has financial acumen, is curious and proactive,
and possesses a stomach for ambiguity.
WHAT DOES YOUR JOB LOOK LIKE?
Build partnerships within the Global Technology team, APLA Business
Partners and Finance community.Be responsible for the preparation
and distribution of timely and insightful portfolio financial
analysis of pertinent information to establish progress against
strategic plan, budget, forecast, and to support financial
decisions.Construct forecasts and enable finance to successfully
perform month-/year-end close.Create reports for management /
leadership to help communicate and inform on the APLA portfolio
finances, measuring relevant characteristics to ensure data is
transformed into information driving decision makingEnable teams
creating business cases on new initiatives and help define how to
track value in an Agile environment.Support the yearly planning
cycle, from both a business needs perspective as from a financial
planning perspectiveLead financial planning processes solely
WHAT DO WE EXPECT FROM YOU?
Bachelor's Degree required in Finance, Business, or related field.
Master's degree preferred.7-10 years+ professional experience in a
large multi-national company, within Business planning, IT, Retail
or a related field.Experience in financial management, budgeting
and forecasting at the cost center and portfolio level. Working
with and influencing multiple teams to get to a reliable and
predictable forecast against budget.Experience in working in an
environment with a high rate of change and short delivery
timelines.Experience with analysis of portfolio deliverables
against key business metrics - linking capability delivery with
strategic objectives, within an Agile PMO.Experience in translating
data into information that drives decision making.Experience in and
profound knowledge of SAP financial modules, Excel and
PowerPoint.Strong influencing skills and the ability to interact
with senior management.Strong Portfolio and Program management
skillset.Experience in working in multi-functional teams to deliver
results.Enterprise-wide strategic thinking, ability to challenge
current processes and implement new ways of working.Anticipates
internal and or external business challenges and/or regulatory
issues; recommends process, product or service improvements.
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
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
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