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Staff Accountant
Posted on 6/22/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Prepare and analyze third-party royalty statements against monthly accruals to ensure reasonability and investigate/explain variances
  • Create and maintain appropriate set up of royalty contracts in royalty system (Alliant)
  • Ensure contractual compliance for third-party royalty and licensing agreements related to the Company's royalty reporting, royalty payments, and scheduled advances and/or guarantees and rights periods
  • Participate in royalty audits and coordinate with internal teams to respond to auditor inquiries
  • Work with accounts payable to code and process all royalty payments
  • Prepare monthly royalty cash forecasts for the Treasury team
  • Perform month-end close activities including utilizing a combination of sophisticated spreadsheets and royalty system (Alliant) to prepare journal entries, reconciliations and analyses for global revenue on both a US GAAP and Management reporting basis
  • Develop full understanding of existing and new Distribution, Licensing, Publisher, Music and Development Agreements in order to determine appropriate royalty calculations
  • Proactively question existing procedures to identify and implement process improvements to gain efficiencies and streamline workflows
  • Maintain compliance and evidence of compliance with SOX controls and policies
  • At least 1-3 years of public and/or private accounting experience
  • Ability to clearly document key royalty accounting processes and develop process flows
  • Comfort working in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Excellent project management, analytical, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work flexibly; balancing multiple requests and changing priorities
  • A mentality of innovation and adaptability
  • Passion for problem-solving
  • Advanced MS Office (Excel, Word) skills
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with JD Edwards (G/L), Hyperion Financial Management (“HFM”) and/or Alliant (Royalty System) is a bonus but not required
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