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.
Corporate Services, Finance, Strategic Planning & Procurement
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.
The Nike, Inc. Finance, Strategic Planning and Procurement teams play a key role in fueling the growth of Nike, Inc. Finance identifies opportunities and catalyzes action to drive value for every Nike shareholder. Strategic Planning helps write the future of the business by charting Nike’s path forward. Nike Procurement maximizes the value of the company’s investments in external resources and secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. Across Nike’s diverse geographies and businesses, the teams’ unwavering commitment to excellence keeps the company one step ahead of the competition.
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.
Every successful team at Nike, Inc. needs a brilliant game plan. Strategic Planning teams keep the company moving in the right direction by leading the strategic business planning process and spearheading transformational projects across Nike businesses and geographies. Embedded in teams across the company, strategy professionals explore complex business issues; conduct consumer, competitive and market analyses; create financial models and develop action plans. The Strategic Planning teams help write the future of sport by charting Nike’s path forward.
Nike, Inc.’s relentless pursuit of product innovation and sustainable growth demands bold new ways of doing business – including supplier engagement. Stretching far beyond conventional sourcing, Nike Procurement secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. The team maximizes the value and reach of the company’s investments in external resources, including product materials, marketing services, digital tools, temporary labor, high-tech manufacturing equipment and other products and services to fuel business growth and sustainability.
DescriptionDirector, Global Source-to-Pay Operations With 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. The Source-to-Pay value stream is a key pillar of this mission. We maintain strong internal controls, provide timely, accurate, and relevant information to internal and external stakeholders, and deliver expert business partnership to enable profitable growth while balancing risk. We are developing a center-led Global Source-to-Pay function to drive a shared strategic agenda, with a scalable, process-focused organization and a continuous improvement mindset. And we’re seeking world-class talent like you to contribute to this journey.
As the Director of Global Source-to-Pay, you will help drive the development of a globally integrated and well controlled operations offense for vendor management; sourcing, procurement and payment for spend categories to enable the commercial and operational strategies of the company. You will lead the Company in our transition from today’s decentralized, country-specific tools and processes to a new center-led operating model with global tools, policies and processes. This will include establishing centralized governance and expertise and will require dynamic and influential leadership of direct and virtual teams as well as with business and operational partners.
Success in this role requires the ability to:
Develop high profile, influential and collaborative relationships across teams, functions and layers
Act strategically with both a win now and create the future mentality when leading the deployment of the team’s priority initiatives
Leading and influencing remotely located business partners to implement new systems, tools, controls, processes and policies
Proactively provides financial, operational and systems expertise
Project manage and strategically structure and solve problems
Deliver results through team leadership, cross functional collaboration and motivate groups to collectively meet common objectives
Lead with passion, courage and agility in an ever-changing environment
Demonstrate strong cross-functional business acumen and communication of financial and operational stories, including metrics. Demonstrate functional and/or technical proficiency in Finance area of specialty and applies the expertise to execute against Nike’s business goals and objectives.
Continuously enhances professional knowledge and stays current with Nike and industry best practices.
Drives effectiveness through continuous optimization and improvement of organizations, processes, and systems.
Effectively applies LEAN or a similar process optimization concepts.
Effectively manages organizational and process changes by building and maintaining momentum for change, engaging stakeholders, aligning the organization, training and developing people, and ensuring business readiness and adoption for change.
Unleash the most diverse, inclusive and talented team through effectively exhibiting NIKE’s Lead, Coach Drive and Inspires capabilities.
Being an effective leader of people and a catalyst for permanent change. You will need a strategic mindset, a bias toward action and a commitment to execution.
QualificationsA Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, preferably with an emphasis in Finance, Economics, Business, Risk Management or equivalent. CPA is a plus.
Demonstrated experience driving complex, multi-faceted transformations spanning process, organizational design, and tools/systems changes in a dynamic and growing business environment. Includes experience driving change from a highly decentralized function and process to a more strategic, center-led offense and shared-services model.
Understanding of COSO / ICFR / SOX and accounting practices to engage with various constituents across NIKE.
8-9 years’ experience in increasing areas of responsibility focused on end-to-end Source-to-Pay process and operations; preferably within a large, complex, multinational corporation
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity managing both people and projects. Large scale systems implementation experience strongly preferred.
Demonstrated strong skills with high-profile and cross-cultural communications spanning all time z