Nike Product Finance Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
WHAT YOU BRING TO CONVERSE:
Bachelor's degree in a business-related fieldwith emphasis in finance or accounting
MBA is a plus but not required
Minimum of 6 years of experience in finance,strategic planning, investment analysis, economic profit analysis, accountingand/or budgeting
Knowledge of footwear or apparel sourcing,processes and events from product concept to delivery is a plus
Extraordinary analytical and problem-solvingskills while being independent and resourceful
Ability to communicate optimally with others andbeing resourceful in solving problems independently
Advanced proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
Strong information seeking skills and drive tomake things happen
Ability to exercise high degree ofprofessionalism
Innate desire to continuously explore, learn, andexercise intellectual curiosity
As the Product Finance Manager for Converse, you will join one of the most iconic global consumer brands. You'll actively interpret and review financial results with business leaders to drive actionable responses, participate in functional discussions and initiatives across departments and provide input into product planning. You will be the finance leader for the product, merchandising, and designs teams, responsible for driving and delivering sustainable growth and profitability, informed by and aligned with marketplace strategy. You will help the product teams in hitting their unit, revenue, and margin goals by performing analysis that aids in the decision-making process, outline investment scenarios, identify trends/risks/opportunities in the portfolio and create action plans that mitigate risk and leverage opportunities.
Partner cross functionally (product, design, merchandising, costing, demand planning, geo & global finance, etc.) to lead end to end net revenue and gross margin management from a product lens across long range planning, annual operation planning, budget, and fiscal quarters
Translate product strategies into financial goals and set seasonal targets
Enable and lead seasonal portfolio management to ensure product lines deliver against growth and profitability objectives.
Partner with geography teams to ensuremarketplace plan is aligned with the global product strategy. Leverageinsights across product, brand, and marketplace to information strategies,plans, and franchise management
Support and be a key team member to the Footwear& Apparel Leadership teams
Perform analysis that aids in the decision-makingprocess and helps improve profitability for current franchises, as well as onnew business opportunities
Conducting ad-hoc analysis in support ofstrategic initiatives and improving profitability. This may include analysis onnew business opportunities through scenario and investment analysis.
In addition, you’ll work towards streamliningprocesses and tools in respect to business planning, aiming to improveefficiencies without sacrificing qualityTo succeed in the role, you must be aself-starter who can work with limited oversight. You must possess excellentanalytical skills, attention to detail paired with the ability to see thebigger picture, a strong work ethic and a desire to continuously learn and helpevolve the department and how we service our internal customers.
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, protected veteran status, or disability. NIKE is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call +1 503-671-4156 and let us know the nature of your request, your location and your contact information.
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