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Senior Accountant Under Armour

Under Armour
32 tot 40 uur
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Senior Accountant Under Armour

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?!


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

The main responsibilities of the role will be to assist in the 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 and booking of journal entries, as well as the reconciliation and review of key account balances.


  • Ensure that general accounting processes and implementations are in adherence to Under Armour policies and US GAAP.
  • Perform accounting functions as assigned, including but not limited to, bookkeeping, reviewing of financial information, preparing and posting journal entries, and preparing reconciliations of key accounts and SOX controls; e.g. Fixed Assets, VAT, Leases, Accrued Invoices and Expenses, AR/AP, Cash, Inventory, Royalties, Discounts, Freight and Duty, GR/IR and other Gross Margin related accounts.
  • Responsible for all VAT accounting and compliance for UA Europe subsidiaries and ensure that all periodic filings of VAT returns and Intrastat are made accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Direct point of contact with UA Licensee partner for Europe on all finance related matters and responsible to ensure accurate recognition of costs and revenues;
  • Liaise with 3rd party providers in regions on the preparation and audit of the statutory accounts of UA Europe subsidiaries.
  • Work directly with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable teams to ensure accurate and timely bookings of cash postings.
  • Assist the Manager, Accounting in developing and implementing robust internal accounting controls, including detailed standard operating procedures for all accounting activities.
  • Assist in the creation and preparation of monthly management reports.
  • Support the Under Armour Corporate Accounting team on ad hoc issues and improvement projects where required.
  • Proactively identifies and communicates potential process improvements and better ways of working
  • Other ad hoc duties deemed necessary by the Manager, Accounting

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related discipline
  • Professional Accounting Qualification (RA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a corporate accounting environment. Consideration will also be given to a suitably qualified person looking to make their first move into industry from practice.
  • Strong supervisory, analytical, technical, and social skills.


  • PC experience: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc).
  • Familiarity with corporate ERP financial accounting systems (SAP experience strongly preferred).
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and effectively work to meet deadlines
  • Fundamental knowledge of US GAAP
  • A desire to challenge existing processes and to drive improvement.
  • Fluency in English is a must, while Dutch is also preferred.
  • Skilled at communicating effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from teammates

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


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