Under Armour, Inc.
Salem, OR, United States
Accounting, Finance, It, Sap
May 19, 2022
Lead, SAP Finance Operations (REMOTE)
Date: May 12, 2022
Location: Remote, US
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.
The SAP Finance Operation Lead is critical to Under Armour’s future state and will have global influence. The SAP Operations Leader is a member of Corporate & Teammate Application Tower within Global Technology and reports to the Finance Technology Solutions Leaders. You will be the default SAP point of contact to work directly with business and technology teams to support the finance operations, technical requests, projects, and data integration efforts. This role provides the opportunity to support Corporate Accounting & Finance's understanding of the viable uses of SAP Finance as a scalable digital technology option. In addition, the position is accountable to assist in defining, designing, governing, and delivering solutions that optimize Corporate Finance & Accounting Finance processes. Investigate, identify, and implement technology that drives productivity and efficiency gains in own function and throughout multiple business areas. This position is accountable for partnering with business stakeholders and technology to deliver specifications to the managed services RTR team to drive effective issue management that leads to successful business outcomes.
Being a critical member of the Finance Technology Solutions team requires bringing your SAP operational leadership to the team in the design integration of highly scalable finance optimization technologies. This Leader owns incorporating the new and scaled technology into Corporate & Teammate Application’s enterprise operations model. These actions will allow Corporate Finance & Accounting the ability to achieve their digital vision and enterprise priorities to lower operating costs and increase efficiency through the power of technology.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Manage SAP FI (Financial Accounting, especially Fixed Assets), SAP CO (Controlling), SAP FSCM (Financial Supply Chain Management) and Simple Finance configuration support to include General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting, Product Cost Controlling, Profitability Analysis, Credit Management, Dispute Management, and Tax.
Own and execution SAP FI/CO/FSCM operational duties for Corporate Accounting & Finance such as sales audit, CAR, fixed asset troubleshooting, article ledger closing, standard cost build, foreign exchange remeasurement, rolling forward fixed assets, and retained earnings, credit build, dispute case.
Explore, develop, and implement recommendations to improve the process efficiency of SAP Finance modules.
Identify failures or inefficiencies in finance operational processes, address with cross-functional technology, business, and third parties, and implement
Bring a strong SAP user community through end-user training, support, and knowledge sharing to keep solutions aligned with the business.
Influence key stakeholders through compelling communication to understand the value of finance optimization technologies.
Manage process improvements, business model, operational, integration, or scale existing technology projects to support the implementation of new finance optimization technologies that may include ERP & Planning Systems, Cloud-based Solutions, Blockchain, Robotics Automation, and Artificial Intelligence.
Lead business process mining and master data redesign to ensure the alignment with SAP Finance best practices and a better teammate experience.
Collaborate with the Finance Technology Solutions Leader and stakeholders to advance the Finance Technology COE for innovation.
Drive the interpretation of technical configurations and development into people, process, and system impacts to operationalize newly implemented digital technologies.
Lead operational risk and issue mitigation activities through resolution, and achieved within the agreed-upon budget and timeline.
Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
Have superior stakeholder management skills and have a customer-centric way of working
Ability to synthesis data into actionable technology strategy to address business and teammate experiential issues.
Understand and apply design thinking to technology solution creation.
Strong consultative, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving aptitude.
Lead in a global, complex, and matrixed environment including ambiguity.
Ability to influence and inspire a wide variety of stakeholders across the organization.
Solid Corporate Accounting & Finance business acumen
Experience working in fast-paced, technology product-focused organizations and business units
Bring an innovative and collaborative mindset.
Hands-on experience building or improving Finance & Accounting centers of excellence specific to business process or technical operations
Education And / Or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in either Management Information Systems, Accounting or Finance
7-10 years Analyst experience in Corporate Accounting & Finance technology and Operations experience
7 years of experience in SAP FI/CO/FSCM and Simple Finance
Experience in Blackline, Vertex, Reval, High-Radius, ARIBA Purchasing and SLP, CAR will be plus
5 years executing SAP module configurations in a Retail environment
3 years leading large-scale complex technical transformative and integrations
Location: strong preference for this individual to reside within commuting distance from our global headquarters in Baltimore, MD.
Return To Work Designation: 1-2 days per week in office, remainder remote
Travel: IE 5-10% of the year
Licenses/Certifications: ITIL certifications are a plus
No Relocation Provided
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.
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Under Armour, Inc.
Website : http://www.underarmour.com