Senior Manager, Royalties - Funimation
Culver City , CaliforniaREQ ID JR21-10097 Apply View Saved Jobs
Funimation creates extraordinary anime experiences for tens of millions of people around the world every day. For over 25 years, Funimation has been the market leader, serving a passionate fan community whenever, and wherever they want it. We deliver the best that anime has to offer across television, feature films, events, retail, merchandise and, of course, the Funimation subscription apps, which are available on 15 platforms in 47 countries. Our culture is high-energy and our approach is deeply customer-obsessed, with top talent from across the full spectrum of media, tech, gaming and entertainment. With over 400 employees in 6 countries, Funimation is rapidly expanding and looking for passionate, innovative leaders to join our team.
Funimation is an independently-operated joint venture between Sony Pictures Entertainment US, and Aniplex JP, a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc. To learn more about Funimation, visitfunimation.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Funimation is looking for a talented and motivated Senior Manager, Royalties to join our team. This role will oversee the calculation and reporting of royalties to our content partners. Summary of responsibilities include calculating and analyzing royalties, generating royalty statements, and coordinating with the content acquisition team. The Senior Manager, Royalties will also be tasked with continuous improvements of processes and procedures to improve efficiency.
A successful Senior Manager, Royalties combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting to analyze financial reports. The selected candidate will be hard-working, independent, and a quick learner.
Manage the overall royalties and contingent payment operations
Prepare and send out royalty statements to 3rd party licensors
Analyze and monitor revenue ingestion into royalty system
Manage external inquiries and statement reconciliation
Coordinate with content acquisition team and the legal team on licensor and new contract set up
Coordinate with AP on billing and payment validation
Build models and generate accounting analysis on royalty expenses
Contribute to royalty system development, testing and implementation
Ad hoc financial and content analysis
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
5-7 years of relevant experience
Awareness of business trends
Familiarity analyzing financial accounting statements
Advanced MS Excel skills and data mining tools
Accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work independently
Must have legal right to work in the U.S.
Experience in Entertainment Industry
Experience in public accounting
MBA or CPA
Funimation offers competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, life, short & long-term disability, 401(k) with a generous company match, ongoing employee development.
*Funimation is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.
*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.
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