Sr. Lead, Global Accounting

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 2 days ago

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: 
This role will be a US GAAP expert that will lead the implementation of formalized accounting policies and processes globally.  They will interpret local practices and regulations for the formalized policies and processes, as well as find alternatives for any limitations created by local practices and regulations.  This role will utilize their team of 2-3 senior accountants organized by region to meet needs driven by the Business, Accounting and Finance Teams within region.  This role will lead the project to create consistent allowance models, as well as become the expert at risks and opportunities globally.  This role will lead the Accounting function implementation within new entities.  This role will drive efficiencies and best practices for all accounting related functions.  This teammate will be a member of the Accounting Leadership function at Company headquarters.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:include but are not limited to the following:
Implement the accounting function for go-live and market entries in new countries;
Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles and ongoing assessment of standard and scalable Accounting & Finance processes/tools;
Partner with the regional and global accounting teams to ensure alignment between international growth strategies & corporate guardrails; 
Support US GAAP accounting and SOX initiatives around the globe;
Build relationships with the International Teams;
Monitor and analyze accounting data;
Assist in financial statement audits globally;
Maintain/govern the policy framework process, guidelines, tasks, checklists, templates, etc.;
Maintain the operating rhythm of the monthly, quarterly and annual Accounting close, including Blackline approvals and FMS research;
Responsible for communication plans up, down and across the matrix organization
TECHNICAL ATTRIBUTES: include but are not limited to the following:
Bachelor’s Degree
7-9 years’ work experience in accounting and/or finance, financial consulting with strong project management skills, in a high-growth and dynamic operating environments
Team player with demonstrated ability to lead and influence others outside of their direct-reporting lines
Ability to communicate effectively, articulate ideas and actionable recommendations to all levels.
Comfortable with language barriers or constraints; bilingual language skills are a plus
BEHAVIORAL ATTRIBUTES: include but are not limited to the following:
Team Player. Loves being part of a team, both leading and serving; demonstrated deep commitment to colleagues
Humble & Hungry.  Confidence without arrogance; driven to continually “up their game" regardless of prior successes
Unparalleled Integrity.  In good times and bad, lives the UA Way; takes ownership for mistakes; delivers tough messages directly; doesn’t “back-channel”
Action Oriented.  "Can do" and "does do" attitude; authentically engaged with people and situations
Accountable.  Commits to stretch goals and delivers; holds self to highest performance standards
“Gets” Under Armour.  Passionately embraces the challenge and effort to keep UA unique; committed to go the extra mile to build/protect the brand
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.