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Analyst, Royalty Reporting

Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery

IT
Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Warner Bros. Consumer Products Inc. seeks a [Senior] Royalty Reporting Analyst for the Financial Contracts Reporting DC Comics Royalty department. The DC Royalties department handles contractual reporting to talent that provide services and create new characters for DC Comics.

The [Senior] Royalty Reporting Analyst reviews, understands and interprets contractual agreements to ensure all financial obligations are met. Working closely with DC Comics Business Affairs, Legal, and Editorial Administration, prepares and reviews royalty/participation statements to ensure accuracy and compliance with contractual obligations. The [Senior] Royalty Reporting Analyst is also responsible for responding to inquiries on royalty statements, working with the technology team to identify and test royalty system enhancements, and improve business processes.

Job Responsibilities % of Time

Prepare high dollar/complex/high visibility participations royalty statements, leveraging the publishing system, WB’s enterprise SAP platform, existing tools, and analytical methodologies.

Read and understand abstracts, legal agreements, and other related written documentation.

Perform current and historical data analysis and verify that reporting is in accordance with contractual agreements.

The analysis work takes into consideration the patterns of publishing, film/television/other product, and agreements between WB Pictures, Animation, Television, Games, and DC Comics.

Research abnormalities using SAP and/or other line-of-business components to review underlying transactional activity. 70%


Support ad-hoc and special projects including, but not limited to: identifying system enhancements, assisting in design and testing, presentations to management and staff, historical research and clean-up activities, address changing business needs with new processes / systems / tools / templates, identify and implement process improvement and automation on an on-going and continuous basis.20%

Research and answer questions from various stakeholders participate in Business Unit meetings to address questions, discuss process improvements and changing business needs 10%

JOB QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Work Experience

  • +2 years previous accounting, audit or financial related experience required
  • Experience with royalties, participations or residuals.
  • SAP experience
  • Publishing or entertainment industry related experience strongly preferred
  • Business analyst or financial analyst experience required.
  • Experience with system implementations and testing preferred.
  • Experience in a large corporate environment preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience required (Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or Information Systems preferred)
  • Detail oriented.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, union status, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law. If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.