Investment Portfolio Finance Mgr

Nike Beaverton, OR

About the Job

Job Description

The Nike, Inc. Finance, Strategic Planning and Procurement teams play a key role in fueling the growth of Nike, Inc. Finance identifies opportunities and catalyzes action to drive value for every Nike shareholder. Strategic Planning helps write the future of the business by charting Nike's path forward. Nike Procurement maximizes the value of the company's investments in external resources and secures the best supplier relationships to drive business success. Across Nike's diverse geographies and businesses, the teams' unwavering commitment to excellence keeps the company one step ahead of the competition.


As our Investment Portfolio Finance Manager, you'll participate in NIKE's Portfolio Management Processes, ensuring optimal investment against Nike's top priorities. You'll drive financial rigor in the creation of investment plans, prepare and distribute timely and insightful analysis to report progress against strategic areas of spend, and develop critical cross-functional relationships to support these deliverables.

Specifically, you will drive the following areas:

  • Work directly with the cross-functional and geography business units to develop and assess financial business cases focused on value potential and strategic alignment
  • Enhance internal reporting against key financial and operational metrics for Nike's largest initiatives and investment portfolio, to inform executive level decision making and drive accountability
  • Provide appropriate governance over execution of in-year initiatives by developing enterprise level point-of-views on investment prioritization and phasing and pacing of investment plans to achieve financial guardrails and mitigate risk
  • Enhance processes, including reporting and governance, over investments across Nike, inc.
  • Drive financial rigor and discipline for strategic investments to ensure optimal return on investment spend
  • Coordinate and participate in cross-functional portfolio and investment committee meetings


  • Requirements for the position include:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field
  • 2 years' additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • MBA, CPA or CMA is strongly preferred
  • Advanced level degree or accounting certification maybe considered in lieu of 1-year experience
  • 6+ years' experience in financial reporting, financial planning, strategic planning and annual budgeting
  • Experience in a Fortune 500 consumer products or other multi-national firm is preferred
  • Attention to detail in the development of quality reporting and analytics for executive-level personnel and senior management
  • Confident in engagement with senior leaders
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a large organization
  • Proven strong financial analysis skills; technical corporate finance, accounting, financial modeling and valuation skills
  • Superior written and oral presentation skills; ability to communicate and present to senior management (PowerPoint proficient)
  • Strong proficiency with financial analysis tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Access, BI, Tableau, SQL, etc.
  • Experience with SAP (COPA, BW, ECCS) is preferred
  • Problem structuring and strategic problem-solving skills
  • Ability to pass a 7-year background check