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.
The Business Analyst, Transportation Analytics will serve as a key member of the global transportation team focusing on inbound and outbound freight for the Fanatics eCommerce business. The Analyst will work cross functionally with Operations Finance, FP&A, and the Head of Global Transportation to manage the transportation expenses for the business.
Own the planning and forecasting processes for inbound and outbound freight, including budgets, forecasts, and long-range plans
Work with external transportation vendors on developing package and capacity forecasts for 20+ locations across North America
Develop and maintain weekly KPIs related to cost per package (CPP), package mix, and overall transportation performance
Lead the weekly business review (WBR) process for global transportation, including executive level presentations and performance meetings
Own the weekly transportation audit process, including working with external vendors and internal accounting team members to review expense detail
Recommend actions through analysis, interpreting data, and making ROI or comparative analyses on proposed changes in methods and materials
Collaborate with internal teams on key strategic areas, including inventory allocation, contract reviews and decision-making support.
Perform ad-hoc financial analysis and build financial models that will help your business partners make the best strategic decisions
•Hands on experience working with large and complex data sets
•Proficiency in SQL and BI reporting
•BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics and/or similar discipline with analytical focus
•2-4 years of relevant experience in an analytical focused position; Preferably in a Supply Chain/Transportation focused role
•Demonstrated financial acumen and analytical experience, including familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, and data interpretation/analysis
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships across all levels of the organization
•Advanced skillset using Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint
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· Providing outstanding Company Perks and Benefits
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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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