WildBrain

Royalty Analyst

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/27/2021 8:58 AM)
Job ID
2021-4695

Overview

Find a job that lets your imagination run wild!

WildBrain is made up of a team of innovators and creators who bring industry-leading kids’ content and brands to families globally. We inspire imagination, put creativity first, and believe in the power of storytelling. We are constantly connecting the powers of our global team, making WildBrain a collaborative, openminded and passionate environment to work in.

 

To work at WildBrain means you get to create stories that lets imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!

 

The Role

 

As a part of the Peanuts Worldwide Royalty Team, you will be supporting the Manager, Cash Application & Royalty Management by managing the contract entry and royalty reporting processes.  You will work closely with Legal, FP&A and Corporate Finance/Accounting peers in addition to external auditors, international agents, and licensees.

Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage deal memo and contract template setup
    • Enter required contractual data points into the rights management system
    • Coordinate with sales and legal teams to ensure accurate interpretation of contract language
  • Review and upload royalty reports including identification and resolution of any data conflicts
  • Liaise with licensees and agents to ensure timely receipt of royalty statement reporting
  • Timely creation and delivery of invoices as needed
    • System generated and/or manual
  • Prepare monthly 3rd third party participation reporting
  • Maintain monthly Agent advance reconciliation summary for Asia
  • Ensure compliance with all corporate financial and internal control policies, including the Sarbanes - Oxley Act
  • Work closely with Corporate Finance/Accounting team in Toronto
  • Ad hoc requests and analytics to support Sales and Finance team

 

Qualifications

What You’ll Bring:  

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or closely related field
  • 3+ years Accounting and/or Royalty experience
  • Licensing industry experience strongly preferred, with special focus on royalty participations and contract compliance
  • Must be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible work style: able to adjust to multiple demands and a changing and fast-paced environment
  • Required technical skills: Advanced MS Excel (knowledge of pivot tables required)
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics A/X, Jaguar, or other rights management software would also be highly valuable

What We Bring:

 

Working at WildBrain is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality. We offer competitive family-focused benefits, we invest in our people and their future with generous 401K matching, plus bonus time-off, because you deserve it!

 

WildBrain provides an atmosphere free from barriers in order to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders and external partners. WildBrain fosters an environment that respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs, thereby ensuring equity and diversity in employment. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

 

We appreciate all applicants who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings, you will be contacted.

 

About WildBrain Ltd.

At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Yo Gabba Gabba! Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. At our 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art animation studio in Vancouver, BC, we produce such fan-favourite series as The Snoopy Show, Snoopy in Space, Chip & Potato, Carmen Sandiego, Go, Dog. Go! and more. Our shows are enjoyed worldwide in more than 150 countries on over 500 streaming platforms and telecasters, and our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, garnering billions of views per month from over 245 million subscribers. Through our leading agency, WildBrain CPLG, we also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well as for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most viewed in Canada. WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit us at WildBrain.com.

 

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