Finance Manager – Global Business Planning

Nike Inc.
Boston, MA, USA
Posted 13 hours ago
Full time

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We are looking for a Finance Manager to join the Global Business Planning team. This person will play a key role in helping Converse build, execute, and manage strategies & business plans that drive sustainable, profitable, and capital efficient growth. The ideal candidate will possess a comprehensive understanding of corporate financial modeling, process improvement, strong presentation skills, and the ability to manage complexity across the portfolio in a multifaceted and fast-paced work environment!

  • Prepares and distributes timely and informative financial analysis of information to determine progress against strategic plan, budget, and or forecast
  • Interprets and reviews Financial results with senior leaders and identify trends/issues and opportunities, to drive responses
  • Performs sophisticated Financial analyses that aid in the decision making process and help improve profitability
  • Supervises monthly progress against budgets/targets and works with managers to ensure accountability
  • Develops and monitors metrics focused on full P&L and other relevant financial metrics
  • Participates in the strategic and business planning process from a financial perspective
  • Manages the generation of budgets that incorporate strategic business plan objectives and appropriate assumptions
  • Performs the monthly forecasting process for assigned division, category, gender group, or cost center
  • Drives cross-functional consistency across processes, inputs, reporting and capabilities
  • Lead a team and define goals aligned with broader functional priorities

You will report to the Finance Director of Global Business Planning. This role will be a key contributor to a team of hard-working individuals and partner closely with Converse Executive Leadership and teams across functions such as Strategy, Operations, and Controlling!

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a business-related field with emphasis in Finance, Accounting, or Economics or a combination of relevant education, experience, and training
  • Master's degree preferred
  • 6+ years of experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, and/or budgeting/forecasting
  • Experience working for a Fortune 500/multinational consumer products company is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail in the development of quality, reliable analytics and reporting for senior management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to develop the “story” and form recommendations
  • Ability to lead projects and processes cross-functionally and work collaboratively in a team driven environment
  • Proven track record leading quantitative analysis, building financial models and developing presentations for senior leadership
  • Results-oriented, high energy self-starter with ability to manage through ambiguity in a dynamic environment
  • Self starter with a positive attitude and desire to drive operational results

Converse 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, Converse will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

Converse is more than a company; it’s a worldwide advocate for self-expression. This belief motivates our employees, permeates our working environment and inspires our products. No two of us look or think exactly alike. We are each one-of-a-kind. Individually and as a culture, we have the freedom to create and grow professionally. Generous benefits packages only sweeten the experience. From Boston to Shanghai, from Brand Design to Finance, Converse is a brand that celebrates the unique and creative people of the world. Together, we’re different.

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