Manager, Lease Accounting

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 days ago
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.
DescriptionAs the Manager, Lease Accounting for NIKE Controlling, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that the organization recognizes cash spend associated with strategic and highly complex large-scale lease related transactions in accordance with US GAAP and NIKE Accounting Policy. You’ll actively partner with leadership teams throughout NIKE as they execute on strategic investments by vetting and communicating relevant technical accounting considerations present in strategy. You will participate as a key team member and subject matter expert as the organization executes global real estate, technology, value chain, direct to consumer, sourcing and manufacturing strategies. You’ll design, implement, and support sustainable controlling processes to enable ongoing growth and complexity as Nike's strategic investment portfolio expands and scales to enable NIKE, Inc.'s growth trajectory. Work closely with and advise cross-functional leadership teams of technical accounting considerations as they execute on business strategies 
Execute accounting processes and maintain effective internal controls around the tracking and accounting for lease operations, including technical considerations around capital leases, embedded leases, and build to suit considerations in accordance with US GAAP and NIKE Accounting Policy
Partner with finance planning counterparts to drive forecast accuracy and informed business decisions, while enabling the execution of strategic and financial initiatives
Participate in review of monthly, quarterly, and annual operational results; continuously add value and be seen as a credible and trusted business partner
Manage day-to-day accounting operations and establish processes as needed to handle and enable new transaction streams
Be part of the larger NIKE Controlling Organization and embrace best practices
QualificationsBachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or related field
6+ years experience in accounting, finance or related functions
Big 4 Public accounting experience and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is strongly preferred
Strong enthusiasm and passion for the NIKE brand
Advanced experience with accounting for complex lease agreements, including capital leases, embedded leases, and build-to-suit considerations 
Experience with a Fortune 500/multinational consumer products company is strongly preferred
Exposure to ERP accounting and finance systems such as SAP or Oracle is strongly preferred;
Experience with researching complex technical accounting topics utilizing technical accounting resources and/or FASB Codification • 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;
Transformative, process oriented and forward thinking mindset
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.
Job ID 00404306