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.
Finance, Corporate Services
Like any winning team, Nike, Inc. relies on talented, ambitious individuals to thrive. Every day, the Corporate Service teams raise the bar on excellence. The diverse disciplines that make up these teams include Finance, Facilities, Legal, Human Resources, Procurement, Child Development, Administrative Support, Strategic Planning and more. Corporate Services drives innovation in process, technologies and services, while fueling the company with exceptional levels of support.
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.
DescriptionWith an aggressive long-term growth strategy, Nike is counting on our Global Finance organization to thrive in its mission: to drive and deliver value to every Nike shareholder. Nike's Tax Team is an innovative and strategic expert function whose mission is to create, optimize, and protect tax value in support of Nike's finance, business, and shareholder objectives. We are looking for leaders, influencers, collaborators, and experts who can champion change as we evolve and help build our blueprint for the future.As Nike’s Manager of Indirect Taxes, you will be responsible for all tax compliance matters related to domestic sales/use, B&O, gross receipts, real and personal property, and business licenses. The successful candidate will have extensive project management experience working across functions to influence business operations, processes, and systems. You will play a significant role in applying and validating tax rates, providing tax information, and supporting team members with technology and process capabilities to create value added solutions for the Global Tax Function.Key Responsibilities:Enforce and help to develop domestic indirect tax policies and procedures in the United States; coordinate roles and responsibilities with global indirect tax leaders and other key stakeholders and process owners.
Implement indirect tax specifications and interfaces with company ERP systems; responsible for maintaining, documenting, and supporting indirect tax systems required to ensure proper compliance with jurisdictional tax laws, including use of OneSource Indirect Tax Engine, SAP, Alteryx, Business Intelligence, and other automation tools.
Create value for Nike by engaging with business operations personnel to review business transactions with a view towards minimization of the amount of indirect taxes that are applicable or not fully recoverable.
Manage opportunities for refunds of prior taxes and work to minimize future overpayments.
Provide support for documenting and maintaining Sarbanes Oxley 404 compliance and Nike policies and procedures for indirect tax processes.
Manage the compliance for domestic indirect taxes, including out-source compliance providers, preparation of tax returns, determination of nexus, and support jurisdictional audits, protests, and risk/reserve analysis for financial statement purposes.
Perform reconciliation of general ledger accounts and journal entries related to indirect taxes in accordance with Nike policies.
Assist with due diligence, risk assessment, and integration activities for merger and acquisition transactions for Nike.
Manage indirect tax staff, external consultants, and communication within the Nike matrix; collaborate within and across the Nike Tax and Finance functions.
Manage indirect tax initiatives in support of Consumer Direct Offenses
QualificationsCPA certification preferred; Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in both industry and tax consultancy positions working in indirect tax management, implementing and using automated indirect tax systems and practices.
Substantive experience in wholesale, retail, and internet sales operational environment.
Excellent skills in leading a domestic indirect tax compliance team.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to interact professionally with diverse groups.
Dedicated to deployment of process improvement to mitigate risk and add value.
Advanced computer skills including experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, Visio, and Outlook.
Proven experience with tax engine software implementation and support; Thomson Reuters, Vertex, and ERP systems.
Highly motivated, detail-oriented self-starter with ability to engage in, prioritize, and perform multiple ongoing tasks.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with demonstrated understanding of complex tax concepts; must be flexible, adaptable, and resourceful.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced, goal oriented environment.
Ability to pass a 7-year background check.
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 00447715