Financial Analyst - Gross Margin

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
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 will be developing core competencies in the areas of FP&A, Decision Support, and Strategy Execution.
The Analyst of FP&A – Gross Margin Center of Excellence will transform how Under Armour operates by embedding data and analytical insights into our core work processes to provide key insights and reporting that will influence the strategic decisions related to Gross Margin.
Specific Responsibilities
Partner with the Asia Pacific (APAC) region to own Product Margins end to end. With a new SAP FMS accounting system going live Apr 2019, any existing tools will need to be updated. This will also provide additional opportunities for analysis through increased visibility.
Generate APAC Product Margin Forecasts, helping to translate global seasonal forecasts to regional fiscal P&Ls.
Update and extend Product Margin forecast vs. actuals variance analysis reporting to analyze key performance drivers that will include monthly walks and exception reports.
Develop a channel and country level monthly Gross Margin reporting package/dashboard to deliver key insights around P&L performance, KPIs/Initiatives tracking, and accountability. 
Collaborate with Corporate Finance team to explain quarterly/yearly Gross Margin movements to critical stakeholders (i.e. CFO/COO, Board of Directors, Investors)
Work cross functionally with Regional Finance, Sport Category, Merchandising, and Planning teams to share findings and provide key strategic recommendations that drive business decisions.
Qualifications
Bachelors in a business or quantitative degree (Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Operation Research, Systems Engineering, Decisions Sciences, Applied Math, Economics etc.)
2-5 years of analytic experience working in CPG (FMCG), Retail, Banking, Consulting, etc.
Experience in revenue generation, pricing, costing.
Technical Experience with:Visualizatin (one or multiple): Tableau, Spotfire, Lumira, DB3/JS
Analytic sftware (one or multiple): KNIME, Alteryx, RapidMiner, etc.
Databases (ne or multiple): Access, SQL, Oracle, Hadoop, etc.
Reprting tools (one or multiple): SAP Business Objects, Oracle NetSuite, IBM Cognos, etc.

Ability to get results in ambiguous/ever changing environment.
Team player with demonstrated ability to lead and influence others inside and outside of their direct-reporting lines.
Strategic thinker with excellent analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels across geographic regions and articulate ideas, financial results, and actionable recommendations.
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.
High integrity.
Humble & Hungry.
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.