FLC Staff Accountant

Date:  Jan 11, 2023

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

About Our Company

Work in a fast-paced finance department for Fanatics Lids College, Inc. (FLC). FLC partners with Barnes and Noble 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 Description

The Staff Accountant is a key member of the finance department and is responsible for maintaining the underlying business transaction details that reflect and document the financial activities of the organization. This is a challenging, highly visible role that requires problem solving and the ability to work cross functionally and with external parties.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform monthly close activities, such as prepare journal entries, roll-forwards, and reconciliations of GL accounts and maintain accurate supporting documentation
  • Help prepare monthly & annual financial statements for executive level reporting package
  • Analyze financial statements and perform variance analysis
  • Assist with budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis
  • Support annual financial statement audit as well as statutory audits to ensure compliance
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by finance director

Additional Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with cross functional teams and various departments to ensure proper accounting treatment
  • Develop and document accounting processes and policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 2+ years of experience in an accounting, finance, audit, or tax function; CPA is a plus but not required
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel; prior experience with financial reporting systems a plus (Preferred: D365)
  • Thorough understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and accounting skills
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized



Additional Job Required Knowledge & Skills


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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: 13048 

Location: Corporate Office 

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis