Date Posted: 8/21/2018

Director - Financial Governance & Controls


  • Nike, Inc.
  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Beaverton
  • 0 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available
Job Description

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.
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.
DescriptionThe ideal candidate for this Financial Governance & Control, Director Position will have an ability to create strong relationships and a high credibility-factor among the Value Stream community.  This role will be responsible for helping to assess risk across Value Streams and ensure effective internal controls exist to mitigate those risks.  Additionally, this role will help drive efficiency within the Controlling function by optimizing controls within the organization.  A demonstrated track record of achieving common goals, adding stakeholder value and an ability to create positive energy will be required for building and maintaining trust with our business partners, as we execute our internal control over financial reporting (“ICFR”) transformation.  This role will report to the Senior Director, Financial Governance and Control, while also supporting the strategies of the Value Streams and Business Processes. 

Roles and Responsibilities
Manages ICFR program policies, procedures, protocols and methodology and ensures consistency in application
Oversees the evolving risk universe and ensures a consistent risk response across the US Value Streams and Business Processes
Leads scoping, risk assessment and continuous risk evaluation efforts
Maintains adequate level of understanding of inter-dependencies between business processes, IT systems and applications
Reviews and concludes on internal control design effectiveness evaluations within the US Value Streams and Business Processes
Coordinates with US Value Stream and Business Process leads to evaluate the extent and pervasiveness of identified control deficiencies
Provides actionable guidance and consultation on remediation response to ensure timely and effective remediation of identified control deficiencies
Leads compilation of responses for quarterly CEO and CFO internal control certification process
Consults with appropriate leadership and external advisors on the internal control implications of contentious accounting issues within the US Value Streams and Business Processes 
Leads evaluation of new business processes to determine impact on internal control environment prior to implementation within the US Value Streams and Business Processes
Helps to develop, coach and evaluate US Financial Governance and Control team members on an ongoing basis and serves as a champion of promoting real-time feedback
Maintains appropriate industry expertise and technical knowledge
Oversees Internal and External Audit, serving as the key liaison as issues or questions arise related to evaluations over internal controls over financial reporting






QualificationsThe ideal candidate should have ten or more years of business experience, including a blend of internal/external auditing and direct, relevant experience in a combination of one or more of the following areas:
Extensive experience in financial statement based auditing and/or financial management is required with a combination of Public Accounting (Big 4) and Internal Audit department experience with a Fortune 500 company with multinational operations.
In depth understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes.
Extensive understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting.
Other direct non audit experience in other business areas such as Business Finance, Corporate Finance, Financial Planning and Analysis, Commercial Business, etc.
Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other team members.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management.
Exhibit the leadership skills needed to obtain management support for constructive change.
Understanding of internal auditing standards, PCAOB standards, COSO Internal Control Framework and risk assessment practices.
Experience in performing multiple projects and working with varying team members
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance (Master’s Degree preferred).
CPA required.
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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Date Posted: 8/21/2018

Director - Financial Governance & Controls


  • Nike, Inc.
  • United States
  • Oregon
  • Beaverton
  • 0 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available