Manager, IT SOX Compliance
Remote - USA /
Fanatics Inc. – Fanatics Inc. /
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.
•Assist with SOX risk assessment process and annual in-scope application rationalization.
•Assist with the updating and maintenance of IT General Control SOX documentation and process flowcharts.
•Assist with the coordination and work with internal audit and external auditors as needed to ensure support of SOX process as it relates to IT General Controls.
•Manage testing of key reports, review of SOC reports, and test of design of IT General Controls and application controls.
•Lead trainings for staff, IT, and business personnel on topics such as SOX documentation, Access Controls, change management, segregation of duties, and SOC reporting.
•Identify process/control deficiencies, recommend remediation plan, and monitor remediation progress.
•Drive process improvement initiatives aimed enhancing processes and controls and improving documentation to meet SOX requirements.
•Lead pre-implementation reviews of new financial systems to enforce compliance with SOX system development lifecycle control requirements.
•Partner with the technology group to address relevant risk to the Company and help improve the overall control environment.
•Assist with the administration of SOX management software.
•Support Director of SOX Compliance as needed.
•Strong communicator (verbal and written) to work with various departments on implementing controls and SOX documentation as needed
•In-depth knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, COSO Framework, PCAOB Auditing Standards and internal controls, and COBIT
Experience and Education
•5-7 years of experience
•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, or Information Systems.
•Public accounting IT audit experience and/or public company experience working with controls required
•CPA, CIA, or CISA designation preferred
•Knowledge of Microsoft D365 and Workiva preferred.
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. While this position is intended to be remote, it cannot be performed from Colorado.
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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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