Nike Global Expansion Senior Accountant in Hilversum, Netherlands

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.


With an aggressive long-term growth strategy, NIKE is counting on our Global Finance organization to drive and deliver value to every NIKE shareholder. Our Controlling function is at the heart of this mission through maintaining strong internal controls, providing timely, accurate, and relevant information to internal and external stakeholders, and ultimately delivering expert business partnership to drive profitable growth. We are now looking for a Global Expansion Senior Accountant that will be responsible for Digital Commerce Order-To-Cash (O2C) accounting processes supporting our Global Expansion market expansion initiative. In this role you will report directly to the Global Expansion Accounting Manager, based at Nike’s European Headquarters (EHQ) in the Netherlands.


  • Support the implementation of the Global Expansion initiative

  • Serve as key point of contact for Global Expansion management and project teams

  • Drive engagement of EHQ finance and operations stakeholders to enable the project

  • Prepare accounting entries and analysis related to revenue recognition and judgmental reserves

  • Perform monthly balance sheet account reconciliations; monitor, report and investigate any differences

  • Assist with the evaluation of controls and make recommendations for improvement

  • Research financial anomalies and make corrections as necessary

  • Perform US GAAP research on various accounting topics

  • Be part of the larger Nike Controlling Organization and embrace best practices


  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Finance and Accounting or similar and is in progress of obtaining a Professional Finance qualification in the next 2 years (preferably CA, CPA, ACA, ACCA)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in private or public accounting

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English

  • Good MS Office and financial system knowledge (SAP preferable)

  • Results-orientated with a personal impact

  • Natural presentation and influencing skills

  • Proven track record of success and development in previous roles

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.

Job ID: SRC07122017GESA

Location: Netherlands-North Holland-Hilversum

Job Category: Finance, Corporate Services