Staff Accountant, Corporate Tax

Posted on Nov 17, 2018 by Fanatics, Inc.

Jacksonville, FL 32099
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


As part of the Global Accounting Department's - Rotation Program, he or she will help develop and provide financial leadership by rotating every 12 to 18 months within one of the following areas: 1) Royalty and Revenue Sharing 2) Corporate, State & Local Taxes 3) Accounts Receivable & Credit 4) Retail Venues & Inventory Accounting Support 5) Accounts Payable 6) Wholesale Accounting
To be successful in this rotation program as a Staff Accountant, you must possess the desire to learn and develop and have attention to detail. The candidate must have demonstrated scholastic excellence and leadership qualities by maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better with extracurricular activities. In addition, we're looking for collaborative accounting professionals with the background and interpersonal skills sufficient to function successfully in a growth-enabling and challenging fast-paced environment. He or she must have the ability to embrace and assume "ownership" of various processes and task provided, with attention to detail. Individuals that have superior organizational, project management skills, and exceptional communication skills should apply.


The rotation program includes the following accounting and analytical support that may include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring and developing a process for collection, tracking, analyzing, reporting and reconciliation of activity on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Ensuring and developing processes for the preparation and recording of required journal entries for certain entities/processes including daily transactions and monthly expense allocations
  • Improve financial status by analyzing results and variances, identifying trends, and recommending actions
  • Recommend to management any updates to accounting policies related to processes and procedures
  • Acquire a deep understanding of the business processes related to assigned area/function (including general ledger accounts and transaction flow)
  • Perform duties in compliance with GAAP, company and department policies and procedures, internal controls, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements if needed
  • Assist management on any and all accounting related issues
  • Prepare ad hoc financial reporting requests, other analyses and special projects requested by management
  • Assist with developing policies, including working with outside service providers as needed (KPMG, EY, etc.)
  • Assist with the coordination of the Company's growth and expansion as needed
  • Building upon the core accounting function that will facilitate proper accruals for rev share, royalties, sales tax, bad debt reserves and deductions, general P&L accruals, revenue recognition, inventory, travel & entertainment, year-end tax provision, and various other balance sheet items


The ideal candidate will possess the following credentials:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required
  • 0 to 3 years' experience
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and stringent deadlines within a fast-paced environment is a must
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Ability to effectively work with multiple departments and levels within the organization
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to travel if needed


A CPA (Certified Public Accountant) seeking or desire for certification a plus (positive attribute)

Reference: 561332659

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