Manager, International Revenue Planning & Analysis

THE DIVISON’S STORY
Most people don’t realize the importance of the Finance department in keeping our business operating without hitches and delays. That’s probably because we oversee many of the more quietly glamorous, back-office functions that drive our bottom line. We not only forecast, build and manage budgets, we also collect and analyze important data that helps leadership make the best decisions. All of this sounds exciting to you because you love numbers and spreadsheets, and especially love great entertainment.

THE ROLE: Manager International Revenue Planning & Analysis

The Manager International Revenue Planning & Analysis will assist the Director International Revenue Planning & Analysis in the day-to-day operations of the department.  Position will be actively involved with the budget & forecasting process; ensuring the Jaguar contract database is accurate and up to date; reconciliation of data; and the performance of special projects.

MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Revenue planning & analysis – assist in the preparation of the revenue budget and reforecasts; identify risks & opportunities; and monitor impact of foreign exchange currency fluctuations on revenue.  Additionally, assist in the reporting and reconciliation of monthly syndication revenue by genre

Revenue accounting – Review of billing schedules; determine accuracy of revenue recognition of sales contracts; monthly reconciliations of accrued & deferred revenue to Jaguar system; review revaluation of A/R accrued & deferred revenue for accuracy; reconciliation of Jaguar/ SAP interfaces; assist in the monthly intercompany account reconciliation process; etc

Jaguar/ SAP IRP database management – ensure Jaguar & SAP IRP databases are up to date to facilitate timely and accurate revenue analysis; reconcile monthly ledger to master sheet maintained by sales finance managers

Syndication Representation Deals – Ensure all syndication representation deals are properly set up in Jaguar so these contracts accurately account for revenue, liability to licensor, withholding taxes and related deductible expenses

Trademark accounting – Set up and maintain trademark deals in the Jaguar system to ensure these arrangements are properly accounted for

Sales administration – entering & maintenance of program sales deal memos into Jaguar/ GPS system; run sales reports; address special invoicing requests; maintain monthly Channel Partner order (status) reports

Accounts Receivable Collections Support – provide support as needed to the A+E Collections and Invoicing Departments. This would include identifying problem accounts, helping resolve billing discrepancies, reviewing contracts, liaising with sales coordinators and continued support through successful collection of outstanding amounts due A+E

IT/ Special Projects – special projects as required such as:  ensuring channel partner agreements & orders are tracked in Jaguar on a deal by deal basis; assist with the enhancement of the Jaguar revenue system to increase the overall efficiency of the Revenue Planning & Analysis Dept; assist with the implementation of the new revenue recognition standard to the International Division; completion of audit requests; assist in the migration of Jaguar System to Filmtrack

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: (Sample below. You can edit this to fit your group)

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to innovate and learn. You will learn. You will not be alone. You’ll have an opportunity to build transformational financial solutions & supporting core areas of business. Also, you’ll be able to seek out new strategies and implement them where they make sense. In addition, you’ll be able to build & manage strong relationships of cross functional partners that understand our business and are eager to push the envelope wherever possible. Finally, you’ll be exposed to various A+E departments and stakeholders to learn the goals, needs and direction so you can become a trusted partner.

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