FP&A Analyst

Date:  Mar 25, 2024

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Store # - Mall Name:  Corporate Office

About Our Company

Lids Sports Group is the largest licensed sports retailer in North America, selling fan and fashion-oriented headwear and apparel across the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Australia. Operating out of Indianapolis, IN, our retail stores offer officially licensed headwear and apparel from collegiate and professional sports teams, plus top brands like Nike, New Era, Adidas, and Mitchell & Ness.


We currently operate 1,200+ locations domestically and 50+ internationally, including specialty concept stores for the NBA, NHL, Paris Saint-Germain, and numerous MLB teams. In recent years, Lids has built partnerships with iconic global brands including Marvel, Playboy, and the Harlem Globetrotters, and gained ambassadors like Justin Jefferson, Quavo, and Josephine Skriver – creating a community for both sports fans and fashion lovers.


The company is currently expanding with the goal of becoming the largest licensed brick-and-mortar sports retailer across the globe.


General Position Summary

The FP&A Analyst is a member of the FP&A team and is tasked with the analysis of past and present financial and operational data of the organization along with forecasting the impact of this within the financial statements. The analyst is involved in the preparation of the historical financial statements, KPI reporting, and forward-looking statements for the executive-level reporting package.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Involved in the annual budgeting process and overall company plan
  • Perform monthly forecasts of the business, including budget reviews and variance analysis
  • Develop periodic reporting on key business performance metrics and analyze both operational and product related trends making recommendations to management on opportunities for improvement
  • Develop ad-hoc reports on financial impact of company decisions on an as-need basis and communicate key takeaways to senior leadership, including identifying opportunities or risks
  • Assist with the preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements
  • Aid in the development and maintenance of the long-range strategic forecast to provide the business with financial insight into current growth plans
  • Partner with other departments (IT, Department, Operations, etc.) on financial related initiatives and expense management tracking
  • Support the field operations team through involvement in operational finance activities relating to wage planning, sales budgets, and store bonus calculations/payouts
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; MBA is a plus but not a necessity
  • 0-3 years of experience in financial analysis and/or accounting
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles, CPA is a plus but not a necessity
  • Excellent proficiency in excel (can perform complex functions)
  • Proficient in MS Office and general ledger packages
  • Exceptionally proficient in cross-functional data sets and identifying trends/anomalies against expectations
  • An excellent communicator and a great team player
  • Intellectually curious and interested in understanding the impact and the “why” relating to different aspects of the role
  • Excited about working in a fast-paced environment with the opportunity to drive change across the company

Reports To

  • FP&A Director


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: 17914 

Location: Corporate Office 

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis