Digital Royalties Analyst

New York, NY


Job Description Summary

Audit and perform financial analysis on periodic (daily / weekly / monthly) customer usage, including examination of week on week and month over month metrics and communicate issues identified during these reviews directly with the internal teams.

Job Description

Evaluate, summarize and conclude on reasonableness of partner statement true-ups on a monthly basis.  Perform month-end close tasks such as preparation of partner statements; validate royalty calculation against contractual obligations; and, prepare journal entries for the Digital and Licensing Business.

Prepare monthly Revenue by Customer report and other Analytics for communication of Digital results to Senior Management.

Coordinate with Digital Finance and AP for reporting throughout month, including communication of any revenue adjustments throughout month to ensure the accuracy of the Digital Sales Forecast.

Coordinate with Legal to maintain the Contract Master; tracking inception and renewal of all licenses.

Develop a complete understanding and interpret the terms and conditions of license agreements in order to ensure accurate compliance and accounting of contract terms related to contract definitions, royalty and license rates, escalations, caps and recoupable and deductible costs recorded in royalty statements.

Data gathering for third party audits.



Required Skills

3+ years of Audit and/or Financial Analysis experience

Bachelor's Degree in Finance or related field

Previous experience with Financial Analysis, Internal Reporting, Month-end Close, and Revenue / Expense Analysis, Corporate Accounting, and Budgeting / Forecasting / Planning.

Solid analytical experience (actual and forecast results) using MS Excel and SQL.

Great interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communication ability.

Highly organized with a strong attention to detail.


Desired Skills

Knowledge of SQL query building.

Big Four experience