Sr. Manager, FP&A - Sports Marketing

Under Armour Baltimore, MD
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?!

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 and Analysis team whose focus will be developing core competencies in the areas of strategy development, ROI measurement, and short & long-range planning.

The Senior Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis – Sports Marketing will be a critical member of this team reporting directly to the Senior Director of FP&A – Global Marketing. This position will be an integral business partner supporting the Global Sports Marketing Leadership Team, forecasting and optimizing short & long-term Marketing spend, deal modeling for all Sports Marketing contracts, and enabling good decision-making through financial analysis.

Specific Responsibilities

* Provide financial leadership, budget management, investment analytics and strategic support for Global Sports Marketing Leadership team.

* Lead monthly, quarterly and annual financial planning/forecasting process.

* Lead in-depth financial, variance and trending analysis for all areas of Sports Marketing. Interpret results and articulate actionable recommendations to ensure financial plans are achieved.

* Preparation of monthly and quarterly business reviews for executive management.

* Provide visibility to the financial impact of opportunities and risks arising between quarterly updates to ensure they are incorporated in overall Company earnings forecast.

* Promote ROI culture and connection of investment to revenue by measuring effectiveness of Marketing programs and drive cost savings initiatives.

* Lead monthly accounting close process/requirements for dedicated area.

* Drive long-range planning process anchored in the company's growth objectives and strategies.

* Supervise direct report(s).


* BA/BS required. MBA strongly preferred.

* 7-10 years of progressive experience in FP&A or Business Analysis.

* Consumer products experience preferred.

* Team player with demonstrated ability to lead and influence others outside of their direct-reporting lines.

* Expertise in Excel, financial modeling, cash flow valuation, scenario/sensitivity analysis

* Strategic thinker with excellent analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.

* Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and articulate ideas, results of financial analysis, and actionable recommendations.

* Solid understanding of Accounting rules and regulations

* SAP/BPC experience a plus.

* Humble & Hungry.

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.