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Sr. Financial Analyst - Global Marketing

Under Armour

Baltimore, Maryland
posted October 25, 2021

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

To help achieve our vision and mission, we are staffing a progressive Financial Planning & Analysis team whose focus is developing core competencies in the areas of FP&A, Decision Support, and Strategy Execution. The Sr Professional Financial Analyst, Global Brand Marketing will be a key member of our team by supporting our Global Marketing function which is a key component of our corporate strategic plan.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

•    Leverage financial systems to create and distribute timely reporting of performance against forecast.
•    Analyze drivers of month-end variances vs. budgets and drive accountability around cost saving initiatives.
•    Develop & maintain planning/forecasting process – on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
•    Partner with cross functional business leads on forecast expectations and develop strategies to maximize profitability to ensure financial targets are achieved.
•    Quantify the financial impact of risks & opportunities and develop action plans to mitigate risks and realize opportunities.
•    Execute financial rhythm of month-end close and prepare journal entries to support the close process.
•    Create insightful presentations that include findings from deep dive analyses and actionable recommendations that propel the business forward.
•    Lead ad-hoc projects including analytical modeling, investment allocation, & ROI analyses.
•    Build and maintain strong relationships and connections between our FP&A team, regional FP&A team, and the supported business units.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

•    Exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills including a solid understanding of financial concepts and application.
•    Ability to effectively articulate ideas, results of financial analysis, and actionable recommendations.
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Experience studying financial statements with a solid understanding of accounting rules
•    Strong team player with demonstrated ability to influence others and prioritize projects
•    Ability to multi-task in a fast paced / growth environment.
•    Team Player mentality
•    High integrity
•    Desire to work in a diverse inclusive culture
•    Commitment to challenging the status-quo

Education And / Or Experience

  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration preferred
  • 4-6 years of experience(inclusive of internships) in financial analysis/accounting

Other Requirements

•    SAP/IBPf/BPC or Hyperion experience preferred
•    Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Relocation

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.