Under Armour, Inc. Financial Analyst- Marketing in Baltimore, Maryland

Financial Analyst- Marketing

102950 Baltimore, Maryland

10/12/2017 Corporate

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Under Armour is all about performance. Because what we make empowers athletes in every form to push themselves, to turn good into great, and to stay hungry for whatever comes next. And this is exactly what we expect from each other.

Working with us means one key thing: no matter what you do, you see every day and every project as a chance to push your field forward. In every store and every office, we build teams where everyone is an MVP. And together we tackle every challenge head on. Because we work to push the gear, the game, and ourselves farther.

We’re looking for people who do more than good work.

We’re looking for the Best in Every Game.

Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.

That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.

The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will. Our goal is to Build A Great Team! Will YOU…Protect This House?!

Summary

Under Armour’s vision is to be the #1 Performance Athletic Brand in the world. To help achieve this goal, we are building a world-class Financial Planning & Analysis Team whose focus is developing core competencies in the areas of FP&A, Decision Support, and Strategy Execution.

Under Armour has established an authentic and powerful positioning and this is an exciting time to be a part of the brand. The Financial Analyst – Sports Marketing will be an integral business partner to multiple category marketing teams including Basketball, Global Football, Golf, Football, Collegiate, Baseball, Olympics, Tennis, and Lacrosse. This person will drive decision support for these teams and maximize return on investment through financial analysis. The position will report to the Senior Manager of Sports Marketing FP&A.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leverage financial systems to create and distribute timely reporting of performance against forecast. Provide insightful variance commentary and articulate actionable recommendations.

  • Lead monthly close process for Sports Marketing including journal entries and account reconciliations.

  • Support planning/forecasting process – on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

  • Perform ROI analysis on marketing investments with Athletes, Teams, Leagues, etc.

  • Provide Visibility into Opportunities and Risks to plan within current year and 3YP timeframe.

  • Analyze and track progress against marketing KPIs.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders across the business including Category Directors, Sales, and Corporate Finance.

  • Drive process improvements to create efficiencies and leverage resources.

Qualifications/Experience

  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, or Economics preferred

  • 2-5 years of experience in financial analysis/accounting

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • SAP/BPC experience preferred

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills including a solid understanding of financial concepts and application

  • Humble & Hungry mentality

Under Armour is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: 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/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with Under Armour depends solely on your qualifications.