Nike Retail Accountant (1 Year Contract) in Toronto, Ontario

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 Retail Accountant for our Canadian HQ in Downtown Toronto, ON.

Please note: This is a 1 Year Contract position.

About Us:

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.


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.

Nike Retail employees inspire athletes of all abilities to tap into their potential. Step into a Nike Store or visit, and feel the energy, enthusiasm and passion for sport. That same excitement and consumer-first mindset reverberates through the Nike Canada Retail team. A global network of buyers, visual merchandisers, real estate specialists, store operations directors and others direct the daily operations of and the hundreds of Nike Stores and Nike Factory Stores worldwide. The team constantly defines the new frontier of retail and creates the most inspiring and engaging consumer experiences in the industry.

Working in Nike's Direct to Consumer business will be rewarding, it will be challenging, and it will most definitely not be just another job. You'll be an ambassador of the Nike brand -- everything we stand for: drive, determination, the unyielding commitment to excellence, these all will be a part of your everyday experience. We're committed to making every consumer's experience a rewarding one, and as a member of the Canada DTC team, your contributions will be a big part of our success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the month-end close activities for the DTC business, including inventory analysis, ensuring accuracy and completeness of information with strict adherence to reporting timelines

  • You will analyze results, monitor variances, identify trends and recommend actions to management· You will leverage reporting tools and raw data to provide value-added analysis to the Canada DTC team to drive the business · Support the financial planning and analysis of the DTC business including forecasting and budgeting · You will support the DTC and Finance teams through ad hoc financial analysis as required · Proactively find opportunities to streamline and simplify processes to improve business results Requirements : ·Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or a closely related field · 2-3 years’ experience in financial analysis, accounting and budgeting · SAP and SAP BW proficiency is highly desired · Advanced level skills with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint · Already certified in, or candidate of CPA-CMA program preferred · Fortune 500/multinational consumer products company work experience is preferred · Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential · Able to effectively work with various teams and collaborate with different partners · Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and fluid environment 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.

Thank you for your interest in advance. (No Agency Calls Please)

Job ID: 6235

Location: Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Job Category: Corporate Services