Senior Accountant

Date: Jan 21, 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1076 CM

Company: Under Armour

Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

Under Armour Europe is seeking for qualified, driven Senior Accountant to join its Finance team based in Amsterdam. This is an ideal opportunity for a self-motivated, passionate, flexible, and focused individual to join a high-quality Finance team. 

The main responsibilities of the role will be to contribute to accurate and timely processing of various accounting functions for Under Armour Europe BV and its various subsidiaries, as well as developing and maintaining robust accounting controls and processes. 

This is a hands-on role which requires strong knowledge of ASC 606 and ability to utilize the knowledge in practice. The Senior Accountant will report to the Senior Manager Accounting.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

include but are not limited to the following:

•    Perform accounting functions as assigned, including, but not limited to, bookkeeping, reviewing of financial information, preparing and journal entries, and preparing account reconciliations and variance analysis.
•    Ensure timely and accurate completion of monthly revenue-related processes
•    Ownership of revenue related adjustments 
•    Prepare and manage general ledger entries and accruals 
•    Perform transactional research and variance analysis on assigned accounts to understand reasons for changes and help assure accuracy
•    Maintain integrity of financial statements and compliance with US GAAP and statutory reporting requirements
•    Ensure compliance with key internal controls, policies, and procedures
•    Keep all relevant accounting procedures and processes up to date and document new ones accordingly
•    Identify process improvements and efficiency enhancement opportunities and support these
•    Support internal and external audits and participate in tax audits
•    Support the Under Armour Corporate team on ad hoc issues and improvement projects where required
•    Maintain close collaboration with FP&A and other stakeholders
•    Train junior team members

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

•    Strong technical accounting skills and knowledge in relation to revenue processes, general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
•    Strong knowledge of US GAAP
•    Industry experience preferred 
•    SAP experience preferred
•    Advanced Excel skills and data analytics
•    Ability to perform in a fast-paced and diverse environment
•    Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills
•    Team player with demonstrated ability to lead and influence others outside of direct team peers
•    Fluency in English is a must, while other European language is also an advantage

Education And / Or Experience

•    Master’s degree in Economics or Accounting or equivalent
•    4+ years' work experience in accounting and/or finance, in a high-growth dynamic operating environment, preferably including experience in a global public company 

Other Requirements


No relocation provided



Under Armour is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity in the workplace. We encourage qualified diverse candidates to apply. Under Armour does not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected category. 


The collection and use of personal data about applicants for employment is essential for conducting the business administration and business operation of Under Armour, Inc. (“Under Armour”) and those of its subsidiaries and affiliates. Under Armour’s overseas subsidiaries in the European Economic Area collect personal data about applicants for employment and may transfer such personal data to Under Armour in the United States in accordance with the terms of its Data Privacy Policy. Full details of Under Armour’s Data Privacy Policy are available at Under Armour has certified that it complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework Principles with respect to safeguarding and transferring personal data it receives about Under Armour employees in the European Union.  Further details about the Privacy Shield Framework and the list of certified companies are available at