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Location: Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA Posted: Oct 22, 2023

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Company Overview 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. This is a Contract Role. AP Specialist – The Payment Service specialist will ensure the complete and accurate process of making payments on-behalf of Fanatics, which includes: validating and processing all invoices as needed, timely payment of vendors, and working with other departments as needed to ensure the highest customer service internally and externally. GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Perform day to day full-cycle accounts payable transactions to ensure accurate and timely payment processing Ensure three-way matching of purchase order, receipt, and invoice in order to accurately pay vendor obligations Research billing and matching discrepancies Ensure proper discounts are taken Verify transactions comply with accounting policies and procedures Reconcile vendor statements and respond to all vendor inquires Maintains all accounts payable reports, spreadsheets and corporate accounts payable files Assists in monthly closings Administrative duties and other duties as assigned Understand and adhere to internal controls Other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of EDI and three-way match preferred Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions with minimal supervision Strong analytical/problem solving, communication, organization, and initiative skills Able to multitask and detailed-oriented Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment where the ability to prioritize is key and teamwork is a must Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to get along with diverse personalities; tactful, mature and flexibility are required traits Working knowledge of MS Excel required, intermediate level skills a plus Must maintain good attendance Must maintain safe work practices Typing and 10 key skills required Must be able to work flexible hours and overtime as needed EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma required 2-year Accounts Payable experience or equivalent Data Entry experience 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 Candidate Privacy Policy-CA Apply for this job

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Fanatics is an online retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise providing the ultimate shopping experience to sports fans.

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