Director of Finance

Date:  Aug 11, 2022

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office


About Fanatics Lids College

Work in a fast-paced finance department for Fanatics Lids College, Inc. (FLC). FLC partners with Barnes and Nobel Education managing all aspects of the emblematic general merchandise and hard goods for almost 800 college bookstores across North America.  Fanatics Lids College (FLC) is a general merchandise company that provides all emblematic apparel, hard goods and backpacks to Barnes and Noble Education’s college bookstores. FLC strives for excellence by bringing the highest quality of products, range of assortment and at the best prices possible for each of our partners.


General Summary:

The FLC Director of Finance is responsible for maximizing the return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, reporting systems and financial and operational planning & analysis. This position ensures legal and regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting functions. 


Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the activities of the FLC accounting department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements and annual audits and annual budgets. 
  • Protects assets by establishing, monitoring and enforcing internal controls.
  • Maximizes return and limits risk on cash by minimizing cash balances and making investments. 
  • Provides status of financial condition of the company by collecting, interpreting and reporting key financial data. 
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by researching existing and new legislation, consulting with outside advisors and filing financial reports. Advises management of actions and potential risks. 
  • Arranges for audits as required and appropriate.
  • Manages budget and controls expenses effectively.
  • Hires, trains, develops and appraises staff effectively. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Consults with HR as appropriate.
  • Keeps up-to-date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation and ensure compliance. 


Job Required Knowledge, Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business, financial or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 5-7 years of experience in managing an accounting function in a medium- or large-size company.
  • CPA certification Preferred



  • Sports Centric Atmosphere
  • Casual Dress Code- We're a sports company after all!
  • Competitive Health Benefit Packages & 401K Program
  • Kombucha & Cold Brew Coffee on Tap
  • 40% Employee Discount From Lids



EEO Statement:
Hat World, Inc., Lids Holdings, Inc., dba Lids and subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local EEO laws. Hat World, Inc., prohibits discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on the individual's race or color, religion or creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, sex, pregnancy status, age, military status, disability, or any other protected characteristic or class protected by law. Hat World, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation for disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

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Req ID: 10395 

Location: Corporate Office 


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis