Director FP&A

Job Description

About the Company

Fanatics Collect is a technology company dedicated to revolutionizing the world of collectibles. Every single day our team of experienced product leaders, creative thinkers, and operators obsesses over how to create the ultimate collector experience – from developing the most fun and entertaining live shopping experience with Fanatics Live, to building the most trusted and dynamic collector focused marketplace with PWCC (acquired in May 2023).We have the unique advantage of being backed by Fanatics – the world’s largest sports merchandiser, with more than 900 global sports relationships, 90+ million reachable fans, and exclusive licensing deals with the MLB, NFL, and NBA among many others – but we’re a small, nimble, ambitious team building products from the ground up. If you’re passionate about building world class products and share our love for sports fans and collectors, Fanatics Collect offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team creating the future of collecting.

Role Summary

As our FP&A leader, you will be a key partner to Fanatics Live and Marketplace businesses’ Senior Leadership team by leveraging your deep understanding of the Fanatics Live and Marketplace businesses to drive and influence strategic and business decisions. You will build strong financial models and a metrics set that will:

  1. Challenge, inform and support business leaders in making decisions.
  2. Identify and provide context to key business metrics that will drive business actions and strategic direction.
  3. Develop and lead our annual budget and long-range planning processes.

Your role will require extensive collaboration with leaders across the Fanatics Live and Marketplace businesses to ensure that all aspects of the business are incorporated into financial forecasting and analysis. Additionally, you will be a key liaison to the Fanatics Collectibles finance team to ensure seamless and ongoing communication about our business.

Responsibilities:

  • You will build and maintain insightful financial models that will enable effective and repeatable budgeting, forecasting and scenario analysis to be able to report on Fanatics Live and Marketplace businesses on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • By partnering effectively with accounting, functional business leaders and the Fanatics Live and Marketplace Senior Leadership Team (SLT), you will build accurate and insightful financial models that will identify and instigate discussions on key business decisions.
  • Strategic and thought partnership for the Fanatics Live and Marketplace businesses, including planning, analytics, headcount management, business case development, modeling, etc. to drive operational efficiency and streamlined processes.
  • Your KPI metrics dashboard and deep analytical skills will capture and exploit the most important metrics of the business. You will proactively identify areas of opportunity and concern where you will be in a position to recommend a business action to exploit or mitigate an issue.
  • Leverage your breadth of exposure to business leaders and your usage of data to identify and operationalize business process improvements as well as strengthen our financial reporting, forecasting, budgeting, and general FP&A processes.
  • Compelling business presentations will convey financial and business insights and recommendations to SLT and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure reporting accuracy and compliance with internal and external policies (e.g., financial and tax-related regulations), including monitor forecast accuracy, understand drivers of variances, and provide insightful commentary & analysis for both current period and future periods.
  • Provide input on the build out and improvement of Fanatics Collectibles’ technical and process infrastructure to ensure enablement of financial reporting, management, and tracking (i.e., ERP system and similar).

Role Experience and Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of financial and business experience in fast-growing technology companies with demonstrated career growth and momentum in influencing businesses.
  • Proven experience leading F,P&A in a fast-growing technology organization with multiple constituents that relied on your work.
  • Methodical and process oriented to be able to build strong and repeatable business processes that can scale as the business grows.
  • Passion and interest to influence important business decisions with data-driven insights and the confidence to drive recommendations based on your deep knowledge of the business.
  • Collaborative and team-oriented with the intent on enabling and empowering business leaders.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, capable of working independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.

The salary range for this position is $185,000- $205,000 which represents base pay only and does not include short-term or long-term incentive compensation. When determining base pay, as part of a final compensation package, we consider several factors such as location, experience, qualifications, and training.

About Us

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.

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