Finance & Accounting

Strategic Finance Director

Beaverton, Oregon

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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.


Global Strategic Finance is looking for a Finance Director to join our team. This candidate will be a leader on the team who will drive strategic and financial analyses that provides actionable insight to Nike, Inc. The ideal team member must be comfortable with ambiguity, act quickly, and get results to be successful. Additionally, a strategic mentality and superb analytical skills are required, as is the ability to build trust with cross-functional business partners and interact with executive leadership.


Represent the Global Strategic Finance team on cross-functional workstreams focused on accelerating Nike’s long-term enterprise strategy and driving growth. You will work with a wide-range of business partners to help drive the understanding of potential value built through long-term strategic opportunities, marketplace initiatives, and/or new businesses. You will be responsible for delivering broad insights and thorough analysis that can shape the business strategy and quantify financial impact, and for communicating this information to stakeholders and leadership. This role will blend strategic and quantitative analyses with financial acumen to influence decision-making.

The candidate will also work on and lead ad-hoc projects. For these projects, you will scope the work, drive the financial and strategic analysis, and communicate findings / insights with key stakeholders.

Core responsibilities:
  • Lead financial and strategic analysis for enterprise-wide teams; be an inspiring leader with a deep understanding of Nike’s financial statements and strategic priorities
  • Leverage external perspectives and shareholder insights to inform long-term strategic opportunities and financial analyses
  • Create outstanding processes to better evaluate, forecast and plan investments
  • Build and understand business cases as it relates to growth opportunities for Nike
  • Communicate business case and financial impact of growth opportunities to senior leaders
  • Identify marketplace risks & opportunities; lead cross-functional teams in mitigating risks and capitalizing on opportunities

Every day you will be working across the Nike matrix and work closely with our Enterprise Strategy, Corporate Development, One Nike Marketplace Channel teams, Geo leaders, Investor Relations, and Cross-Functional Finance teams to analyze, evaluate and execute upon long-term value creation opportunities.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance or related field or combination of relevant education, experience, and training
  • 7+ years of finance experience or related analytical field
  • Experienced with financial/business analysis and valuation techniques
  • Development of long and short-term financial plans
  • Strong problem structuring and strategic problem-solving skills
  • Skilled at creating and maintaining business relationships with the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experienced with speaking publicly to and influencing senior leadership
  • Superb Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • Proven ability to handle several projects at once and operate with a high degree of ambiguity while driving clarity and results
  • Possess a diverse and inclusive mentality
  • Deep understanding of the athletic footwear and apparel industry
  • Strong passion for Nike

Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

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.

How We Hire

At NIKE, Inc. we promise to provide a premium, inclusive, compelling and authentic candidate experience. Delivering on this promise means we allow you to be at your best — and to do that, you need to understand how the hiring process works. Transparency is key. * This overview explains our hiring process for corporate roles. Note there may be different hiring steps involved for non-corporate roles.

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