Senior Accountant

Florida - Jacksonville /
Fanatics Commerce – Accounting & Finance /
/ Hybrid
Company Overview
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. 

This is an advanced professional role requiring high level skills with extensive proficiency. This candidate will be responsible for recording general ledger journal entries, preparing client invoices, conducting account reconciliation and various analyses of financial statements.

You will work independently with only administrative supervision and will have the ability to overcome major obstacles and recognize early when issues should be escalated or a senior peer needs to be consulted. Required to have a wide latitude for independent judgment and is expected to provide guidance and cross training to others. Effectively communicates with all levels of technical and non-technical personnel. Consults with senior peers on moderate to complex processes to learn through experience. Typically requires a minimum of 4 to 6 years of experience in an office setting with at least 4 years general ledger accounting experience or related equivalent. Certification may be required at this level.

General Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Uses financial data to prepare and record general ledger journal entries.
    • Prepares cash and balance sheet account reconciliations.
    • Analyzes the financial statements and provides concise explanations for variances.
    • Researches period over period variances in revenue, cost of sales, and expense and provides logical explanations for the fluctuations.
    • Prepares self-reporting invoices for enhancement and insurance type activities.
    • Assists internal clients by providing information required to file tax returns, prepare insurance documentation, and any other required information pertaining to the entity.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

    • Knowledge of budgeting, cash management and financial analysis processes.
    • Knowledge of accounting principles, financial statements, practices and procedures.
    • Considerable knowledge of banking functions.
    • Skill in analytical and statistical examination for complex problem solving.
    • Skill in the use of 10-key adding machine, computer and general office tools.
    • Ability to create spreadsheets and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and accounting software. 
    • Attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to prepare financial reports.
    • Ability to understand financial information.
    • Ability to work with entry-level and middle managers in analyzing financial situations.
    • Ability to handle stressful situations.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to work in an organized manner and consistently follow-up on tasks.
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients and public.

Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or the equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience.
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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