Full Time Job

Manager, Global Licensing Finance


New York, NY 07-26-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


Join our Global Media Networks group as a Manager Global Licensing Finance. As part of this team, your principal responsibilities include managing the day-to-day activities of the Global Home Entertainment and Domestic Consumer Products Marketing businesses. This role will also help support the Director, Global Licensing Finance in the day-to-day activities surrounding the remainder of Domestic Consumer Products, as well as, provide support during quarterly licensee forecasting.


Global Home Video
• Partner with the Global Home Entertainment Team to closely monitor the expenses associated with individual DVD releases across all brands.
• Create and submit required monthly global outlooks into Longview; based off of calendar year Revenue + COS projections provided by Paramount Studios and internally calculated participations expense.
• Partner with the Ancillary COE team to reconcile monthly global revenue files across all brands.
• Complete monthly allocations across all territories for Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and MTV brands.
• Assist in completing the re-forecasting packages with variance explanations across all brands.
• Manage the monthly close process for all Global Home Video production expenses; ensuring all incurred expenses have been actualized, or accrued in the proper month.
• Prepare domestic close package for Home Video for presentation to Domestic CFO.
• Prepare and provide monthly Forecast files for presentation to ViacomCBS Finance.

Consumer Products Marketing
• Partner closely with the Retail Marketing, Franchise Marketing, CP Creative, Fashion Collaborations and Direct-To-Consumer Team's to closely monitor projected + actualized campaign expenses across brands.
• Provide bi-monthly reporting to each business team for campaign expense allocations.
• Manage the monthly close process for all Domestic Consumer Products Marketing; ensuring all incurred expenses have been actualized, or accrued in the proper month.
• Prepare and provide monthly Forecast files for presentation to Marketing Finance.

Ad Hoc Analysis + Project Work
• Assist in providing licensee financial one-sheets to Account Executives for partner meetings, upon request.
• Assist in uploading and tracking of manual licensee submissions during quarterly licensee forecasting.
• Manage special projects and ad hoc requests, as required.


Basic Qualifications
• Minimum 5-7 years of relevant work experience, preferably in the consumer products/licensing industry.
• Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance/Accounting preferred.
• 2+ years of experience in financial planning, analysis, and modeling required.
• Deep understanding of financial accounting & financial statement analysis.
• Strong Microsoft Excel + PowerPoint skills required.

Additional Qualifications
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, across all areas of the business.
• Ability to solve problems/be inquisitive, organize and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
• Experience with SAP and Longview Solutions a plus.

Company Profile
ViacomCBS is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others.