Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform. The company ignites the passions of global sports fans and maximizes the presence and reach for hundreds of sports partners globally by offering innovative products and services across Fanatics Commerce, Fanatics Collectibles, and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, allowing sports fans to Buy, Collect and Bet. Through the Fanatics platform, sports fans can buy licensed fan gear, jerseys, lifestyle and streetwear products, headwear, and hardgoods; collect physical and digital trading cards, sports memorabilia, and other digital assets; and bet as the company builds its Sportsbook and iGaming platform. Fanatics has an established database of over 100 million global sports fans, a global partner network with over 900 sports properties, including major national and international professional sports leagues, teams, players associations, athletes, celebrities, colleges, and college conferences, and over 2,000 retail locations, including its Lids retail business stores.
As a market leader with more than 18,000 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.
The Fanatics Accounting Shared Service organization is searching for a Senior Analyst, Accounting Shared Services to join the Service Delivery Optimization Team (SDOT). The key purpose of the Service Delivery Optimization Team is to support the Accounting Shared Services Department in developing and executing the best-in-class processes to enable the organization to scale and improve in terms of efficiency, accuracy, and compliance. This dynamic candidate is curious and passionate about driving improved efficiency and service-delivery, while prioritizing controls compliance. The Senior Analyst will play a key role in the design and execution of accounting processes being transitioned into the newly formed Accounting Shared Services Department at Fanatics. He/she/they will serve the unique role of supporting the Senior Manager and Director of SDOT in the planning, organization, and execution of multiple Transformation Initiative across all Account Shared Services areas and all Verticals (Holdings, Commerce, Collectibles, and Gaming).
This position provides wide exposure across the organization, as this person will also work closely with Controllership Accounting Teams across all Verticals, as well as Tech, SOX, Internal Audit, and other Transformation Teams. The ideal candidate must have a collaborative, professional, and service-oriented approach to interacting with teammates and business partners.
•Work closely with the Senior Manager to develop templates, models, macros, SOPs, resource guides, job aides and other tools to help all Accounting Shared Services Teams optimize their accounting processes.
•Identify, track, and dashboard key metrics (KPIs) to measure and monitor the impact of Transformation Initiatives and to identify areas where Transformation Initiatives are needed.
•Build strong relationships across all Accounting Shared Services and Vertical Controllership teams, to serve as a trusted resource to support the adoption of newly established or modified processes.
•Collaborate with the Senior(s) of Enterprise Transformation Team(s) on execution of digital initiatives as they related to Accounting Shared Services.
•Collaborate with the teams within the Holdings Group and Business Verticals on the execution of change management and process improvement projects.
•Participate in discussions re: business process changes with the Shared Services Team and cross-functional business partners at Verticals.
•Leverage best practices, industry standards, methodologies, and frameworks to define and execute on the transformation vision and strategy.
•Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or related field.
•3+ years of accounting experience in financial/accounting operations, internal controls, audit remediation, or audit.
•Must have expert skills in Excel.
•Proficiency in SmartSheets, D365, and/or Oracle Fusion strongly preferred.
•Previous experience process mapping, process re-engineering and developing standard operating procedures a plus.
•Must have strong analytical skills.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Ability to handle multiple tasks and stringent deadlines within a fast-paced environment.
•Ability to effectively work with multiple departments and levels within the organization.
•Strong attention to detail.
•PMP, MBA and/or CPA is a plus.
•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, identify gaps, decompose high-level information into details, and support decision-making.
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