Product Analyst - Tax and Localization

OneSource IDT, Vertex, Taxware, Tax, Localization, General Ledger Accounting (GL), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR)
Contract Corp-To-Corp, 12 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Job Title: Product Analyst - Tax and Localization

Location: Portland, OR (Remote until Covid-19)

Duration: Long Contract

Interview mode: Phone and WebEx


Nike does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. We are a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries, and push out the edges of what can be. We’re looking for people who can grow, think, dream and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards imagination. We seek achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about bringing what you have to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike Tech brings together technology and process expertise to create value for the consumer.  We deliver one-stop, integrated process and technology capabilities that enable Nike, Inc.'s businesses and brands worldwide. Our focus is on providing Lean solutions that eliminate waste, maximize consumer value, and drive profitable business growth.

If you’re ready to innovate and join our Enterprise Finance Solutions Tax Management & Local Statutory Reporting team, come join us now! You’ll be part of a team that is revolutionizing the delivery of technology solutions that will cater to our Tax & Local Statutory dynamic needs.   


The Tax Management & Local Statutory Reporting team needs a strong, self-motivated Product Analyst who will deliver the right functionality at the right time, to deliver maximum value to our consumers and global business partners.


You'll work on defining requirements to be used for developing and implementing enhancement and production support fixes. This work will be for our Tax management portfolio, including tax accounting managing direct tax, indirect tax (VAT, GST, Use Tax), property tax and transfer pricing. You will also work on small to medium size projects in related areas. You will collaborate with Scrum Masters, Product Owners/Product Managers, Product Analysts and Business Owners to deliver technical solutions. You'll be a key contributor in all aspects of development and support, and involvement in all phases of the software development lifecycle.  You'll work in a team environment but will also need facilitation skills and the ability to lead project team meetings as needed. It is important in this role, and all of Nike, to be able to create new ideas, generate consensus, and work cooperatively.



In addition to those general role responsibilities, you'll need some specific experiences including:

  • Partnering with business teams to anticipate needs; assesses requirements and identify new solutions
  • Commitment to collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs
  • Passion for being the liaison between business units, technology teams and support teams
  • Strong information seeking skills and a drive to deliver results
  • Extensive experience and knowledge implementing finance systems using project lifecycle processes, including design, testing, implementation and support
  • Ability to perform functional and performance tests on the system in order to verify the changes implemented by developers
  • Demonstrate the capability to communicate and document system changes to key stakeholders while translating  system functionality into business relevant language
  • Experience, interest, and adaptability to working in a Lean, Scaled Agile delivery environment



To make it clear, we're not looking for just anyone.  We're looking for someone special, someone who had these experiences and clearly demonstrated these skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Finance, Business or other relevant area
  • 5+ years of professional experience in a business systems analyst or similar role
  • Knowledge and Experience of both Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with management, technical peers, and business stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to provide application solutions by interpreting customer needs, assessing business requirements and identifying timely solutions with clear and concise functional specification requirements for assigned work.
  • Proven configuration experience within the SAP FI and CO modules - General Ledger Accounting (GL), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR) & Tax
  • Experience in Configuration of SAP FI, CO, Tax & VAT based on business requirements
  • Solid understanding of SAP integration with external systems
  • Good working knowledge of SAP Tax process, other 3rd Party Tax Engines like OneSource IDT, Vertex, Taxware, etc.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Tolerance for ambiguity
  • Ability to write, plan and execute functional & performance test plans
Dice Id : 10200946b
Position Id : 6754424
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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