Join our Global Licensing Finance team as a Manager, Domestic Licensing Finance - Softlines, who will play a critical role in supporting all functions across the Consumer Products lines of business in regards to Soft Goods. As part of this team, your principal responsibilities include handling the day-to-day activities for Nickelodeon brands across the Softlines lines of business which include Apparel, Accessories and Home Goods and Adult/Super fan brands across all lines of business. This role will also partner with the Director, Global Licensing Finance in providing business teams with support during budgeting, forecasting and LRP processes. This is a meaningful role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:
Partner closely with the Apparel, Accessories, Home Goods and Adult/Super Fan teams, in order to closely monitor Licensee projected revenues vs actualized royalty statements and use finance acumen to help the teams drive informed decisions surrounding their business.
Provide support to Softlines Account Executives during quarterly Licensee forecasting periods, which includes:
Monitoring accurate and timely licensee submissions by internal deadlines,
Assisting in uploading and tracking of manual licensee submissions, when necessary, and
Sending out tracking reports throughout the forecasting period vs both prior estimate, budget and YOY, so that Account Executives can make informed decisions surrounding their business
Assist in providing Licensee financial one-sheets to Account Executives for partner meetings, upon request.
Assist with the monthly Adult/Super Fans P&L analysis provided to corporate stakeholders, to ensure that all Adult/Super Fan Consumer Products revenue and participations expenses are accurately reflected by property, line of business and category.
Partner closely with the Manager, Domestic Licensing Finance (Hardlines) on all Nickelodeon projections, for accurate reporting by property, line of business and category.
Manage all revenues pertaining to the ViacomCBS Direct-To-Consumer sites; partnering with internal business teams and external stakeholders.
Manage all revenues pertaining to the ViacomCBS Clip Licensing business, partnering with internal business teams and the Ancillary COE team.
Lead special projects and ad hoc requests, as required.
Minimum 3+ years of related 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.
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.
Viacom creates original entertainment content for every audience, on every screen around the world. The company's brands strive for creative excellence and cultural impact across programming, motion pictures and digital experiences that live online, on mobile and via apps.Through television and digital media platforms, Viacom and its brands connect with kids, youth and adults. They develop original, authentic content for distinct audiences including the Millennial Generation, African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, LGBT viewers, the American heartland and more. Across the globe, Viacom reaches viewers in more than 160 countries with global and locally produced content.