Credit and Collections Analyst II

New York, New York Finance Posted June 6, 2024
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Job Title: Credit and Collections Analyst II
Company Description: Entertainment
Job Location: New York, NY
Job Duration: 1 year
Pay Rate: $37/hr
Hourly rate is commensurate with experience and is an estimated range provided by JBC.
Responsibilities – Royalty Compliance:
• Review contracts for financial terms and compare to royalty statements, checking for compliance
• Tracing financials through a contracts life cycle to identify and resolve discrepancies
• Advise internal teams how to correct entry errors that prevent statement processing
• Advise licensees how to resubmit statements that cannot be processed due to errors
• Troubleshoot access issues when licensees are not able to access our system
• Troubleshoot inquiries from Finance and offshore royalty reporting teams
• Complete ad hoc special projects and provide reporting for management as needed
Responsibilities – Cash Collections/Compliance
• Reach out to licensees (customers) to collect/resolve open AR balances and royalty compliance issues
• Maintain collection reason codes to accurately identify status of open receivables
• Monitor cash expected from licenses to ensure they are received in a timely manner
• Manage internal/ external ad-hoc requests as they relate to invoice account balances
• Point person for all withholding tax certificates ensuring they are received and sent to Viacom tax
• Assist cash application team resolve unapplied payments
• Provide support to Sales Team and Finance Dept. as needed
• Play an active role during month end close
• Strong understanding of General Accounting Principles (royalty accounting is a plus)
• Strong ability to trace an issue to find its root cause and final impact
• Strong ability to understand and interpret contracts
• Strong Microsoft Excel skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Proactive mindset with ability to provide creative solutions to complex problems
• Detail oriented with ability to see the big picture and work on cross-divisional projects with many stakeholders
• Ability to multitask and manage diverse projects and assignments
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively (i.e. leader as well as team player)
• 3-5 years of relevant global licensing industry work experience
• Experience in operations finance, accounting, and operations management preferred
• B.A., B.S. in Business or Finance

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