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Senior Auditor - Betting & Gaming


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Location: New York Avenue, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, 32073, USA Posted: Jan 21, 2024

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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. JOB SUMMARY: Fanatics Corporate Audit and Risk Management is positioned as a collaborative risk partner to provide independent assurance and proactive advisory engagements. Each of these efforts is designed to provide unique risks, insights, and recommendations for improving the organization’s control environment in support of Fanatics strategic plan. The Senior Auditor– Betting and Gaming is responsible for executing audits with a primary focus on risks and requirements of state regulators facing FBG. The Senior Auditor will be responsible for providing high-quality internal audits that ensure procedural and regulatory standards are met for each jurisdiction that Fanatics operates in. The Senior Auditor will also work with audit management to establish and maintain strong professional relationships with leadership, develop a thorough understanding of the Company’s operations and fully understand the organizational risk profile. Executing the audit plan will require the ability to independently evaluate, test, and report the results of each audit function of FBG operations. GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Participate in the development and execution of audit projects from all phases including: planning, designing testing templates and work programs, executing test procedures, and documenting results in a manner which effectively communicates issues and risks. Assess compliance with regulatory requirements, financial accounting standards, and company policies and procedures. Lead testing and validation of issue remediation. May provide guidance to staff auditors during all phases of audits. Execute audit projects according to Corporate Audit handbook and IIA professional standards. Support advisory engagements by performing prescribed tasks, including developing process flows, documentation, data analysis, and reviews of reports, presentations, and other documentation. Assist in audit team initiatives such as process improvements, annual risk assessments and playbook design. Performs other related duties as assigned. 20-30% domestic travel REQUIREMENTS: *** The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years of gaming industry experience (Casino, Sportsbook, iGaming) focused on Internal Audit, Revenue Audit and/or Compliance. In lieu of gaming audit/compliance experience, extensive operational gaming experience or audit/compliance experience within other highly regulated industries is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, and/or the equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience in audit, compliance, or gaming industry. (typically a minimum of 3 years). Internal Audit certification such as CIA or CPA or willing to complete the certification within the first 2 years of employment is preferred. ****Candidate must be willing and able to obtain required gaming license by jurisdiction**** GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Possess a strong foundation of gaming industry knowledge and the regulatory environment. Requires a deep understanding of risks and controls in the areas of revenue, liability reserves, cash management, accounts payable, purchasing, currency transaction reporting, suspicious activity reporting, etc. Highly motivated and can work with autonomy. Possesses excellent multitasking and project management skills to execute multiple priorities to a timely and quality completion. This includes strong understanding of communication needs throughout an audit engagement. Requires a strong business acumen with ability to translate regulatory requirements and risk concepts into practical application giving due consideration to business context and prudent management principles Requires excellent skills in communicating ideas both verbally and in written form in a clear, concise and professional manner and is candid and forthright in communicating issues, concerns, and audit activities to all levels of management Ability to facilitate sensitive investigations with attention to detail and a sense of urgency. Candidate will possess an inclusive mindset that seeks to champion inclusion, diversity, equality, and advocacy in daily work activities, decisions, and relationships The salary range for this position is $85,000 to $140,000 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. Preference is this hire be close to one of our office hubs in CO, NY, CA, FL, GA, OH, to name a few. 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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