Job Posting: Manager, Tax Governance and Controls, NIKE, Inc.

Title: Manager, Tax Governance and Controls
Company: NIKE, Inc.
City, State, Country: Beaverton, OR, USA
Job Status: Full-Time Permanent

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.

Today, the opportunities for growth across Nike’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.


As a Nike Manager, Tax Governance and Controls you will be a key member of the Income Tax Accounting Team, assisting with Nike's world-wide income tax provision process in accordance with ASC 740.  Your responsibilities will include managing all aspects of governance and internal controls within Global Tax; managing the design and operating effectiveness of tax controls; managing the optimization and standardization of documentation of controls; leading the establishment and execution of consistent US GAAP tax accounting policies and documentation efforts; and managing the controls testing performed by external service providers. 

A high degree of accuracy and proven ability to meet deadlines in a time sensitive environment is required.  You must be able to successfully manage priorities, coordinate complex projects, and develop and implement solutions to difficult problems.

You will demonstrate leadership in motivating employees and building team spirit and consensus.  To ensure that we continue to hire competent, ethical, trustworthy individuals, all candidates must successfully complete a thorough background investigation prior to receiving any offer of employment from Nike.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field, with an emphasis in Accounting required
  • CPA and/or Advanced Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in corporate taxation in a large corporate and/or public accounting environment
  • Experience with ASC 740
  • Strong experience in managing SOX 404 requirements for income tax accounting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding project management skills
  • Advanced computer skills including experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook is required
  • Self-starter and diligent problem solver
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively manage internal and external clients
  • Ability to plan and organize work for self and others
  • Ability to think critically in tight deadlines

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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