Senior Financial Analyst - The Topps Company at Fanatics | Powderkeg

Location: New York - New York

Employment Type: Salaried

Team: Fanatics Collectibles

About the Team

Fanatics Collectibles is a new company working at the intersection of collectibles and technology. Backed by some of the best investors, sports properties and operators in the world, we are integrating with Fanatics’ global digital sports platform – which includes 900 sports relationships and more than 81 million reachable fans - to reimagine the collectibles business for the 21st century.

Founded in 1938, The Topps Company, Inc. is part of Fanatics Collectibles, a next-gen physical and digital trading cards and collectibles company that was launched in 2021 and is a subsidiary of Fanatics Holdings, Inc. . Through Fanatics Collectibles, Topps entertains and delights consumers with a diversified, engaging, multi-platform product portfolio that includes physical and digital collectibles, trading cards, trading card games, sticker and album collections, memorabilia and curated experiential events. Properties include Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, UEFA Champions League, Bundesliga, National Hockey League, Formula 1, Star Wars, Garbage Pail Kids®, and more. Topps Digital Sports & Entertainment has connected with people around the world who have downloaded our apps including Topps® BUNT®, TOPPS® KICK®, Star Wars™: Card Trader by Topps®, Topps® NHL SKATE™, Marvel Collect! by Topps® and Disney Collect! by Topps®. For additional information visit,,


Reporting the North America Sports & Entertainment Director of Finance, The Topps Company is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join its Finance team located in Manhattan. This high-profile team directly supports both the Direct-to-Consumer and Wholesale businesses for Topps’ Sports & Entertainment division by leading the month end close process, quarterly forecasting, management reporting, and strategic planning activities. This position offers a unique opportunity to develop your finance and analysis skills, while supporting a fast-growing business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the forecasting process and own portions of the financial forecast models, including P&L, cash flow, and supporting schedules/analyses. Ensure their quality, timeliness, and accuracy.
  • Lead month end close process and analyze actual performance vs. plan, prior year, and current forecast
  • Maintain financial models to support sales forecast and product profitability analysis
  • Assist with the preparation of Senior Management presentations/meetings (Monthly Business Reviews, Board of Directors meetings, forecast review meetings, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain key metric reporting and ad-hoc analyses which includes but not limited to daily sales, KPI dashboards and vendor analyses
  • Compile data for royalty report submissions to all licensees and 3rd parties
  • Monitor and reporting on accounts receivables and deferred revenue
  • Support the creation of the annual and multi-year strategic plan
  • Identify and develop process efficiencies and automation to create standardized, efficient and repeatable processes
  • Support Wholesale and eCommerce Finance Managers for ad-hoc requests and decision-support analysis

Qualifications & Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in budgeting, forecasting, and planning for an operational unit or in a corporate finance setting is required
  • Experience with Oracle EBS and Hyperion, or similar systems is required
  • Experience working within MS Excel; including vlookup, sumif and pivot tables is required, in addition to strong skills in and PowerPoint as well
  • Working in a hybrid accounting and financial planning function is a plus
  • e-Commerce experience, specifically experience in Magento 2.0, is preferred
  • Experience with third-party reporting/compliance tools is preferred (including, but not limited to PayPal, Braintree, Google Analytics)
  • Ability to work with and analyze large amounts of data
  • This role is hybrid, 3 days a week in the office, 2 days from home

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to see the "big picture" in complex situations by linking information or by considering an abstract or long-term perspective; critically evaluates problems, situations or processes into its component parts, understands the nature of those parts and their relationship to one another
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Good accounting skills; knowledge of GAAP
  • A high energy level with an ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to multi-task, juggle multiple projects, and effectively determine priorities
  • Ability to anticipate analysis needs and use an investigative approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to understand technical details, processes, and system requirements
  • This role is hybrid-3 days a week in the office, 2 from home

Fanatics is building the leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans, and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Leveraging 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 the global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings 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, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Additional ventures that will build out Fanatics’ footprint across the broader digital sports landscape will be rolled out soon. 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 8,000 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.

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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.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Financial Analyst - The Topps Company
  • Company
  • Location
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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