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Director Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) - Finance Systems

Company: Fanatics
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Company OverviewFanatics is the ultimate one-stop sports fan destination that ignites and harnesses the passion of fans and maximizes the presence and reach for preeminent sports partners globally. Leveraging long-standing, often exclusive relationships with more than 900 sports properties, a database of more than 90 million consumers worldwide and a trusted brand name, Fanatics is furthering its innovation across the sports landscape by building the leading global digital sports platform, complete with offerings including e-commerce and licensed merchandise, physical and digital trading cards and collectibles, and online sports betting and iGaming.The Fanatics family of companies currently includesFanatics Commerce,a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business thathas 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;Fanatics Collectibles,a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end physical and digital collectibles experience; andFanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. As a market leader with more than 10,000 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. About the TeamAt Fanatics, we know that numbers are not just for jerseys. Our Accounting and Finance professionals are charged with taking a highly analytical approach towards financial data across every part of our business. We identify financial successes and opportunities, and then create detailed growth plans to reach and exceed our company goals. We bring numbers to life by developing innovative and strategic reporting as well as actionable insights for key stakeholders and executive leadership. Within Finance Transformation we pioneer value creation within the function by optimizing processes and enabling Technology. Just as Fanatics continues to rapidly grow, we encourage our team members to do the same by supporting continued education and offering internal career advancement in various areas of Accounting and Finance.This newly created role is the result of tremendous growth within Fanatics and the Finance organization and will report to the VP of Finance Systems. Fanatics initiated an ERP/EPM evaluation in 2022, which resulted in the selection of Oracle Fusion, and is launching the program in early 2023 with the objective of delivering a system which supports current business needs while delivering scale for future business expansion. The project is viewed as a key strategic initiative within Finance and is expected to be released across multiple phases. The Director of ERP within the Finance Systems team will play a critical role in ensuring success across the project phases.The objective of the Finance Systems team is to work with both Finance and Technology teams to understand business requirements, identify/provide technical recommendations, oversee the build, and deliver the technical solutions to continuously improve and evolve the finance systems. The aim is to deliver improved control, automation, simplification, and convergence using next generation technology.Key Responsibilities:

  • From a project perspective:
  • Participate in design workshops and provide input based on subject matter expertise for all functional areas of the business given understanding of software capabilities.
  • Assist team in gathering business requirements.
  • Ensure alignment across projects phases as required.Ongoing and post project responsibilities include:
    • Support the VP in the management and execution of day-to-day activities of the Finance Systems team.
    • Serve as a functional expert in the software selected and be known across the organization as the SME and go to person for all the EPM systems selected.
    • Continue to lead discussions and discovery workshops with various business stakeholders to evolve system capabilities to support business needs.
    • Ensure all technical and non-technical options are considered when making recommendations.
    • Build and maintain a strong working relationship within both the Finance organization and the Technology function.
    • Support in the analysis and lead in the delivery of the reporting strategy/roadmap across Finance.
    • Deliver excellence by keeping abreast of latest trends and software capabilities.
    • Support the VP in driving best practices and standardization across Finance.
    • Ensure proper testing is conducted and manage risk across system enhancements.
    • Analyze and assess all change requests ensuring that impacts on other systems, reporting, data, and processes as well as integrations are properly considered.
    • Develop and oversee DR/BCP tests around Finance system annually or as necessitated by the business.
    • Direct and support the annual audit of system(s).
    • Work with Technology to troubleshoot, analyze and document Root Cause Analysis.Required Skills:
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or another related field
      • 7+ years of experience managing ERP Systems with a strong understanding of Accounting and Planning concepts.
      • Have conducted at least 3 ERP implementations.
      • Oracle Fusion ERP required.
      • Oracle Accounting Hub preferred.
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
      • Big picture thinker with the ability to understand end to end processes.
      • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
      • Experience working with cloud-based systems (SAAS).
      • Ability to manage a number of complex, fast-moving projects at one time.
      • Strong project management skills to ensure resources are effectively deployed.
      • Strong understanding of system configuration and linkages.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. For additional information on how we collect and use personal information in connection with your job application, review our

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