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Royalty Analyst

7601

Parsippany, NJ, US, 7054

Finance/Accounting
Parsippany
Full-Time

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards.

It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assure that royalty reporting to authors and related payments are computed correctly in accordance with contractual clauses that govern the work.
• Assure that all internal control procedures (SOX) are followed.
• Review, process and document appropriate/necessary adjustments to the Royalty Accounting System.
• Perform various audits and reviews of royalty statements.
• Run and analyze various reports to ensure quality and integrity of author contracts, royalty statements, and Royalty Accounting System.
• Prepare manual author royalty statements for contracts that cannot be supported in the Royalty Accounting System.
• Review, compare and submit changes for annual 1099 tax reporting related to royalty payments.
• Review, organize and maintain all completed author audit packages.
• Provide quality customer service through timely and accurate resolution of author, agent and editorial community inquiries.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

• BA/BS – Business/Finance, Accounting preferred
• 0-2 year work experience
• Intermediate abilities in MS Office Suite, strong Access experience a plus
• Computer Database (SQL) skills a plus

SKILLS

• Strong analytical skills; analyze data, identify problems and make recommendations for changes based on information.
• Ability to maintain customer relationships by meeting customer service needs.
• Ability to speak clearly and communicate effectively.
• Strong problem solving skills.
• Highly organized with ability to multi-task and prioritize work volume.

SCHEDULED WORK HOURS: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM TO 6:00 PM

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

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