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Accounting Director – Global Supply Chain and Inventory

Accounting Director – Global Supply Chain and Inventory

Beaverton | Oregon | United States

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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.

The Global Supply Chain is a powerful catalyst for Nike's growth and a critical enabler to deliver on the Triple Double: 2x Innovation, 2x Speed, and 2x Direct. Global Supply Chain teams build the foundation needed to reliably serve our consumers more directly with greater speed and agility. In support of the Consumer Direct Offense, we are building a Global Logistics & Geo Operations Controlling offense committed to serving various business partners across the supply chain as well as driving effective, efficient, and standardized accounting processes.

As the Accounting Director, Global Supply Chain and Inventory, you will be responsible for taking a lead role in the continuous improvement of our inventory and supply chain accounting processes and controls to enable Nike's ongoing growth. You'll also take an active part in representing Controlling to support new business strategies and changes to transaction streams impacting inventory/supply chain accounting, systems, and related reporting.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Engage with Global Operations and Logistics (GOaL), Global Nike Direct, and Global DSM business stakeholders to provide requirements and support new business initiatives (RFID, SIM, BOPIS, geo network strategies, etc.)
  • Serve as the liaison between Global I+SCC, all Geo leads, and Trading Company to drive and document standardization, continuous improvement/efficiency, and effectiveness of I+SCC owned processes
  • Partner with Global DSM to:
    • create supply/demand analysis and forward-looking metrics
    • create inventory health metrics
    • link inventory dollars and units as well as understanding Fx in inventory reporting
    • assess risk, implement controls, and account for various global inventory business processes (diverts, transitions, & GAC date changes)
  • Partner with GOaL to:
    • review the accounting for all significant appropriations requests and contracts
    • provide support and education on various accounting matters
  • Responsible for critical financial reporting (Balance Sheet Reviews, Financial Statement Reviews, and other monthly/quarterly reporting) for Inventory and COGS
  • Subject matter expert on Nike's inventory and COS accounting policies
  • Key control owner for global inventory and COGS processes
  • Responsible for operationalizing Global Valiant Lab strategies (COGS and Inventory Components) into Global Nike Direct
  • Be a leader within the larger NIKE Finance and Controlling Organization to develop, embrace, and deliver best practices
  • Manage two direct reports


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or related field
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in accounting, finance or related functions
  • Big 4 Public accounting experience and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with inventory accounting is a plus
  • Experience with a Fortune 500/multinational consumer products company is preferred
  • Proven ability to problem solve and effectively communicate complex and/or controversial topics and concepts
  • High standards for quality and advanced ability to handle multiple, competing priorities and requests
  • Enthusiasm for the Nike brand
  • 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.

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