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The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.

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Job Title: Controls and Compliance Analyst

Job Summary: The Controls and Compliance Analyst will support the team in the documentation, assessment, and test of financial reporting controls and processes, and report results and recommendations. The position will also work with external and internal stakeholders, serving as liaison between the company and external parties, gathering and presenting evidence as required.

FLSA Classification (US Only): Exempt

People Manager: No

What you’ll do

  • Understand, document and/or refine existing TPCi and its subsidiaries’ accounting policies and controls

  • Research and compile audit support, test internal controls, and faciliate remediation of audit findings.

  • Maintain knowledge of current accounting standards to ensure proper application in TPCi’s processes.

  • Identify needed improvements in business processes and internal controls, and work closely with management to design, document and implement improvements.

  • Effectively partner with cross-functional teams to support business initiatives, drive process improvements and implement best practices.

  • Would require business travel.

What you’ll bring

  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of accounting experience required.

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline required.

  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and control environments.

  • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Proficient with accounting software.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

How you’ll be successful

  • Passion for Pokémon: Develops an understanding of the Pokémon brand, the impact it has on our people, culture, business, fans, and communities, and applying that knowledge and passion to everything you do.

  • Challenging the Expected: Approaches challenges with curiosity and creativity, embracing the possibility of failure as an opportunity to learn something new, develop innovative ideas, solve complex problems and identify unique opportunities.

  • Integrity and Respect: Demonstrates integrity and respect by leading with empathy, listening to others, seeking out different perspectives, and taking personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and results.

  • Dedicated to Quality: Takes ownership to maintain and promote high standards, looks for new ways to learn and improve, and embraces a growth mindset to seek and apply feedback from others in an effort to continuously improve.

  • Building Relationships: Develops and strengthens relationships, adopting a “team first” mentality and working collaboratively to solve problems and meet shared goals.

  • Delighting Customers: Listens and understands the interests and needs of our customers and stakeholders, making them feel heard and important, and embracing these learnings to continue delivering a unique Pokémon experience.

What to expect

  • An employee first culture

  • Company events that celebrate the spirit of Pokémon

  • Competitive cash-based compensation programs

  • Base salary range: $87,000.00 – 133,000.00. This range is applicable for the labor market where the role is intended to be hired. It is common for TPCi to start employees below the midpoint of the range. Final base salary is directly related to each candidate’s qualifications and experience uniquely.

  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you

  • Generous paid family leave

  • Employer-paid life insurance

  • Employer-paid long and short-term income protection insurance

  • US Employees: 401k Employer Matching

  • UK/IRE Employees: Pension Employer Contributions

  • Fitness reimbursement

  • Commuter benefit

  • LinkedIn learning

  • Comprehensive relocation package

  • Hybrid work environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. For roles in the United Kingdom, candidates will need the right to work. In some cases, and for some roles, the Company may be able to arrange a visa. For roles in Ireland, this role requires candidates to have the right to live and work in the Republic of Ireland. However, we welcome applications from all nationalities and may consider supporting an employment permit application, in appropriate and suitable cases.

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