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Accounts Payable Analyst (Vendor Master Data)

Accounts Payable Analyst (Vendor Master Data)
Florida, US
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Job Description

Company Overview 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, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Additional ventures that will build out Fanatics’ footprint across the broader digital sports landscape will be rolled out soon. 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 8,000 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. Accounts Payable (AP) Analyst The role of an Accounts Payable (AP) Analyst must have a good understanding of the full-cycle Accounts Payable functions to reconcile vendor accounts, research discrepancies, provide resolutions and AP reporting. This position will also be responsible for maintaining and managing the Master Vendor Data file and communicate any issue/concerns to the AP Manager. General Duties & Responsibilities: Assist with resolving escalated vendor issues Understand full-cycle Accounts Payable functions Research and reconcile vendor statements Assist AP team with obtaining documentation for audits Month end accruals and close tasks Assist with 1099 reporting and related projects Work with vendor specialist to resolve payment and/or vendor setup issues Special projects and additional duties as assigned, including M&A; integration Understand and adhere to internal controls Work with vendor specialist to ensure all vendor requests contain appropriate supporting documentation and comply with corporate requirements Analyze and improve data quality which includes running data audit reports to eliminate duplicates, standardize text formats,etc. Identify data quality issues and work with management to develop new processes to correct and prevent future data quality issues· Educational Requirements: Four-year degree in Accounting or Finance preferred 4+ years of relevant experience Must be Proficient with Excel Microsoft Access experience a plus GL and reconciliation experience a plus JDA/Microsoft Dynamics experience is a definite plus Strong organization and analytical skills required Ability to communicate with all levels of management Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Strong working knowledge of accounting practices and principles Knowledge Skills & Abilities: Demonstrated ability to work effectively either as an individual or member of a team and relate effectively with staff on all levels Demonstrated ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new information, processes, and procedures Good numeracy skills, attention to detail and accuracy Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, determine priorities and organize work to meet objectives and identify and deal with problems Experience in the use of Microsoft Office suite of products Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don’t fall victim to fraud. Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants. Feel free to ask your recruiter for a phone call or other type of communication for interview, and ensure your communication is coming from a Fanatics or Fanatics Brand email address. For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at 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. NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS/APPLICANTS: In connection with your application, we collect information that identifies, reasonably relates to or describes you (“Personal Information”). The categories of Personal Information that we collect include your name, government issued identification number(s), email address, mailing address, other contact information, emergency contact information, employment history, educational history, criminal record, and demographic information. We collect and use those categories of Personal Information about you for human resources and other business management purposes, including identifying and evaluating you as a candidate for potential or future employment or other types of positions, recordkeeping in relation to recruiting and hiring, conducting criminal background checks as permitted by law, conducting analytics, and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and Company policies.

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