Sr. Professional, Accounting

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1076 CM

Company: Under Armour

Values & Innovation

At Under Armour, we are committed to empowering those who strive for more, and the company's values - Act Sustainably, Celebrate the Wins, Fight on Together, Love Athletes and Stand for Equality - serve as both a roadmap for our teams and the qualities expected of every teammate.


Our Values define and unite us, the beliefs that are the red thread that connects everyone at Under Armour. Our values are rallying cries, reminding us why we're here, and fueling everything we do.


Our pursuit of better begins with innovation and with our team's mission of being the best. With us, you get the freedom to go further - no matter your role. That means developing, delivering, and selling the state-of-the-art products and digital tools that make top performers even better.

Purpose of Role

Under Armour Europe is seeking for qualified, driven Senior Accountant, SG&A 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 and duties will include the preparation of compliance filing responsibilities, booking of journal entries, as well as the reconciliation and review of key account balances. The Senior Accountant, SG&A will report to the Senior Manager Accounting.

Your Impact

•    Perform month and year-end closing procedures for your assigned area of responsibility ( SG&A, Lease Accounting, Intercompany)  including, but not limited to, bookkeeping, reviewing of
     financial information, preparing and posting journal entries, and preparing account reconciliations, variance analysis and transactional research. In scope 14 Legal Entities.
•    Prepare and manage general ledger entries and accruals 
•    Perform reconciliation of the balance sheet to ensure accuracy of financials
•    Ensure timely and accurate completion of Month End Closing activities
•    Ensure accurate technical accounting, both local and US GAAP 
•    Review and control over the tasks performed by Staff Accountant who is dotted line reporting to Sr Accountant, SG&A
•    Support internal and external audits and participate in tax audits
•    Ensure compliance with key internal controls, policies and procedures
•    Keep relevant Desktop procedures and processes up to date and document new ones accordingly 
•    Identify and implement controls, processes and system improvements
•    Support the Under Armour Corporate team on ad hoc issues and improvement projects where required
•    Maintain close collaboration with FP&A and other stakeholders 
•    Other ad hoc duties deemed necessary by the Senior Manager Accounting


•    Strong technical accounting skills and knowledge of US GAAP, general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
•    Familiarity with corporate financial accounting systems (SAP experience preferred)
•    Advanced Excel skills and data analytics 
•    Team management experience 
•    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
•    Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
•    Fluency in English is a must, while other European language is also an advantage
•    Bachelor’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 
•    Knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley 

Workplace Location

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our Amsterdam office.
  • Return to Work Designation: 2 days week in-office, the remainder of work week you can work from home. 


  • No relocation provided

Our Commitment to Diversity

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 or belief, 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, family or paternal 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. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.