Director, Compliance at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: Remote - USA

Employment Type: Salaried

Team: Fanatics Betting & Gaming

Company Overview

Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.

The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles and trading cards hobby with top leagues and players association partners; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.

As a market leader with more than 9,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.

At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.

Fanatics is seeking a dynamic, team-oriented compliance leader with 5-10 years of applicable federal compliance/AML experience (gaming industry experience preferred, but not required). The Compliance Director will have the opportunity to shape and build a gaming compliance program from the ground up, and to assemble a top-tier team.

General Duties:

Serve as the Company’s AML Officer, supporting Fanatics’ sports wagering and casino products

Draft and maintain AML, KYC, OFAC, and other key compliance policies, procedures, and job aides with support from internal and external legal counsel

Oversee filing of required Suspicious Activity Reports and Currency Transaction Reports with FinCEN as needed

Review suspicious activity reports and escalate concerns as appropriate

Build risk assessments frameworks and carry out assessments as needed

Assist management in building out the Company’s compliance team

Ensure Fanatics is up to date at all times on Title 31 regulations and related guidance issued by FinCEN

Conduct due diligence on patron accounts/deposits/payments.

Ensure that appropriate AML training is timely delivered to all applicable personnel Assist in fraud investigations.

Draft and maintain compliance-related internal controls.

Develop and implement sanctions and PEP screening processes.

Communicate with state gaming regulators as directed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

5+ years of compliance experience, preferably in the gaming industry

Experience in managing other compliance/AML professionals

Significant knowledge of AML laws, regulations, and requirements

Comfortable communicating with gaming regulators and federal/state authorities

Self-starter that enjoys a startup atmosphere

Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Comfortable balancing multiple, competing priorities and changes in scope and direction

Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently both in-person and in writing; and

Superb organization and attention to detail skills.

Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don’t fall victim to fraud. Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants. Fanatics recruiters will only reach out to applicants from an or email address. For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at

Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.

Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.

NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS/APPLICANTS : In connection with your application, we collect information that identifies, reasonably relates to or describes you (“Personal Information”). The categories of Personal Information that we collect include your name, government issued identification number(s), email address, mailing address, other contact information, emergency contact information, employment history, educational history, criminal record, and demographic information. _ _ We collect and use those categories of Personal Information about you for human resources and other business management purposes, including identifying and evaluating you as a candidate for potential or future employment or other types of positions, recordkeeping in relation to recruiting and hiring, conducting criminal background checks as permitted by law, conducting analytics, and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and Company policies.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Director, Compliance
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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