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.
Provide accounting, processing, and analytical support for payroll accounting activities. Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
•Collection, tracking, analyzing, reporting and reconciliation of payroll accounting activity on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
•Prepares and records monthly the annual bonus accrual at the employee level for all Fanatics verticals.
•Quarterly true-up of PTO accrual
•Self-health accounting including monthly allocations to each vertical, balance sheet reconciliations and analysis outlining vendor payments, missing vendor payments and how the Per Employee Per Month (PEPM) allocation is tracking against vendor disbursements.
•Partner with HR & HRIS team to develop/maintain policies surrounding properly approved employee data changes in the payroll system.
•Assists team with month-end close process including preparation of various journal entries, accruals, estimates, reclasses and financial statement analysis of assigned areas.
•Work directly with other internal departments to change or correct information immediately when identified.
•Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and flux analysis for various accounts related to payroll. Reconcile payroll disbursement bank accounts.
•Assist with quarterly, interim and annual audit requests from our external auditors.
•Maintain/recommend a strong financial controls environment and compliance with GAAP & SOX processes.
The ideal candidate will possess the following credentials:
•Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field preferred.
•CPA designation a major plus.
•Advanced MS Excel skills a MUST, including VLOOKUP's and pivot tables.
•3 years of full cycle payroll accounting experience including tax and benefit calculations required. Must have comprehensive understanding of the end-to-end payroll process.
•3 years of supervisory experience required.
•Experience with all payroll functions, including classifications, department allocations with ability to work with very large data files and heavy data manipulation.
•Ability to work in high production environment and respond quickly and effectively to changing priorities and tight timelines.
•Ability to work independently and within a team environment, and the ability to lead a team 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, as well as strong customer service skills.
•Solid foundation in GAAP and SOX regulations and how it impacts work processes.
•Internally motivated to seek out answers, generate ideas, and develop new skills.
•Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365, Oracle Fusion, and UltiPro a plus.
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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.