Location: Florida - Jacksonville
Employment Type: Salaried
Team: Accounting & Finance
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.
Provide accounting, processing, and analytical support for general accounting activities. Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
•Collection, tracking, analyzing, reporting and reconciliation of accounting activity on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
•Develop in-depth knowledge of systems, data, and reporting tools as well as understanding of the business processes related to assigned general ledger accounts, including transaction flow
•Assists with month-end close process including preparation of various journal entries, accruals, estimates and financial statement analysis of assigned areas
•Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and flux analysis for various accounts
•Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
•Prepare sophisticated calculations surrounding accounting estimates
•Analyze financial data and report financial results back to management
•Drive process improvement projects to streamline and automate manual workflows
•Provide support to finance and other internal business partners, including ad-hoc financial analysis and special projects
•Assist with quarterly and annual audit requests from our external auditors
•Maintain/recommend a strong financial controls environment and compliance with SOX processes
The ideal candidate will possess the following credentials:
•Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field required
•CPA designation a major plus
•1 - 3 years’ practical accounting experience as team leader or individual contributor with a combination of public and private accounting background
•Solid foundation in GAAP, previous experience in accounting/audit/finance experience very desirable
•Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
•Advanced MS Excel skills a plus, including Vlookups and pivot tables
•Ability to work in high production environment and respond quickly and effectively under pressure, changing priorities and tight timelines/deadlines. Able to work flexible work schedule in order to accommodate business levels
•Ability to work independently and within a team environment, and to make well-reasoned and timely decisions
•High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, integrity, work ethic, willingness to learn and a positive attitude
•Strong written and oral communication skills
•Internally motivated to seek out answers, generate ideas, and develop new skills
Things We Care About
· Your career growth, your ideas, your work-life balance, and your well-being.
· Diversity and Inclusion
· Our Company Culture and Values
· Providing outstanding Company Perks and Benefits
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.
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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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