Financial Analyst - Sport Category

Recruiter
Under Armour
Location
Baltimore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
05 Feb 2019
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
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 will be developing core competencies in the areas of FP&A, Decision Support, and Strategy Execution.

The Sport Category Reporting & Analytics Analyst will transform how Under Armour operates by embedding data & analytic insights into our core work processes to provide key insights and reporting that will influence the strategic decisions of our Sport Category leadership teams.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop tools to report on key financial metrics for the CPO/Sport Category organization. Deliver a monthly reporting package and visualization tools for teams to analyze key business drivers.
    • Understand business systems (IBPf, COPA, SAP) to pull key financial data.
    • Collaborate cross functionally with FP&A Region leads and Corporate FP&A team to build category forecasts and actuals validation.
    • Partner with IT to automate long term solution.

  • Develop Sport Category P&Ls.
    • Work collaboratively with FP&A Region leads and Marketing to develop virtual P&L for all sport categories.

  • Develop Sport Category business reviews to deliver key revenue and margin insights around future season performance and KPI tracking and current year sell through, market share, and P&L performance.
  • Support the Analytics Manager in managing and reconciling relationships and data with accounting to ensure data integrity.
  • Work cross functionally with Sport Category, Product and Sales teams to share findings and provide key strategic recommendations that drive business decisions.
  • Continue to help innovate business metrics that drive thought provoking conversations and key business decisions.


Qualifications

  • BA/BS required in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, or similar degree
  • 1–3 years of progressive experience in Finance, FP&A, Pricing or Business Analytics.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skillset, with emphasis on Excel and Powerpoint
  • Consumer Products preferred.
  • Team player with demonstrated ability to lead and influence others outside of their direct–reporting lines.
  • Balance of strategic and analytic capabilities.
  • Strategic thinker with excellent analytical, critical thinking, problem–solving, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and articulate ideas, financial results, and actionable recommendations.
  • Ability to get results in ambiguous/ever changing environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, willingness to "do what it takes" to get the job done–done–done, and commitment to challenging the status–quo to make things better.
  • Consistently producing results that exceed expectations.
  • Expertise in Excel, financial modeling, cash flow valuation, scenario/sensitivity analysis, and ROI, NPV, and IRR analyses.
  • High integrity.
  • Humble & Hungry.


Preferred

  • Pursuance of advanced degree highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics including but not limited to regression, probability, t–tests, ANOVA, and hypothesis testing
  • SAP, Tableau, SQL, COPA, IBPf experience preferred


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.