Finance Operations Manager
Scarborough , Ontario, Canada
Are you looking for an opportunity to work and build a strong career with one of the coolest brands in the world?!
We at NIKE Canada are currently looking for an exceptionally talented Finance Operations Manager to join our Supply Chain/Distribution Centre team in Scarborough, ON.
Nike, Inc is one of the most recognized and leading brands in the world. We are the world’s leading innovator in athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories.
Along the way, Nike has established a strong Brand Portfolio with several wholly-owned subsidiaries including CONVERSE, HURLEY, JORDAN BRAND and NIKE GOLF. Nike’s world headquarters is located in the United States near Beaverton, Oregon, a suburb of Portland. Nike operates all around the globe employing more than 44,000 people across six continents.
As the Finance Operations Manager for Nike Canada, you will support the Finance team in key aspects of operations reporting, budgeting/forecasting and analysis while managing short- and long-term financial strategies allowing for profitable network operations.
You will partner with the Operations Senior Leadership team and provide guidance on both short- and long-term strategies critical to the organization’s success.
Presence “on the floor” will be critical to fully understand the operations such that your guidance is informed and respected within the operations community
You will be the primary financial conduit to North America Supply Chain Leadership based in Beaverton, Oregon.
You will anticipate key marketplace trends and vulnerabilities; develop business plans, budgets, performance targets and policies; represent your respective area of the business on the functional leadership team; and build a high-performance team focused on generating business results.
You will direct the preparation of timely and insightful financial analysis of pertinent information to determine progress against the strategic plan, budget and forecast and ensure the integrity of the financial statements.
You'll interpret and review financial and operational results with executive management, including marketplace trends/issues and opportunities to drive actionable responses.
You'll drive and monitor the efficient and effective use of working capital and drive improvement and accountability of metrics focused on the P&L, balance sheet and free cash flow (CACC, ROIC).
This opportunity also involves overseeing the budgeting process and leading an efficient forecasting process.
In addition, you'll champion the Performance Management team's support of the Corporate and Region Controlling team's ultimate responsibility for the integrity of financial statements (management and statutory) and ensure the organization is in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
Bachelor's degree in a business-related field with emphasis in finance and accounting
5+ years extensive experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, accounting and budgeting
3-5 years of proven people management and leadership experience
Advanced knowledge of strategic planning, budgeting, investment analysis and economic profit analysis
Knowledge of GAAP
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and presentations
Ability to develop strong working relationships with management and external resources
Strong knowledge of cross-team collaboration
Ability to exercise high degree of professionalism
MBA (Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or related field), CMA or CPA is preferred
5+ years' relevant experience with a Fortune 500/multi-national consumer products company is a plus
Nike believes smart, passionate, curious people will rise to the occasion, therefore they set the bar high and then raise it higher. At Nike, you will grow because you will be challenged. You will be challenged because you will work with the best talent, the best athletes, and the best business partners in the industry.
If this is you, then please apply online with your most recent resume and cover letter at your earliest opportunity. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.