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Job Title:  Sr. Analyst, International Royalties

Department:  Finance & Accounting
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Lionsgate has an immediate opening for a Sr. Analyst, International Royalties in the International Sales/Distribution department.  

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with international clients on a regular basis to collect accounting/royalty statements and additional detail on sales, receipts, expenses, allocations, etc.
  • Perform Independent analysis of accounting/royalty reports, comparing ultimates to actuals, checking errors in applying and calculating back-end participation, currency conversion rates, making sure sub-distribution deals (e.g., VOD and TV) are reported accurately, etc.
  • Deal directly with third party distributors to discuss and resolve any discrepancies/errors on their accounting/royalty statements, track A/R with said third party distributors, from invoice through collection.
  • Review and approve deal terms of all sub-license/sub-distribution deals of third party distributors. 
  • Work closely with other groups within Department (e.g.,  Sales, Home Entertainment, TV, Rights Management, & Participations) on providing sales detail, projections, recoupment status, etc.
  • Maintain and update information in database regarding invoicing, collections, payments and tracking of statements received.
  • Interface with producers and banks regarding collection accounts and payment confirmation.
  • Conduct ad hoc title analysis projects as needed.

Qualifications & Skills

  • The successful candidate must be detail oriented and have excellent organizational skills.  
  • Must also have very competent Excel skills and be comfortable working with numbers.   
  • Must write clearly and informatively and be able to read and interpret written information.  
  • Candidates should be able to speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations, as well as respond to questions in a timely manner. 
  • Need to be self-motivated and have the ability to prioritize workload.  
  • Knowledge of SAP or like systems, a plus.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.

About the Company

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for the audiences it serves worldwide. 

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group
Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.
 
In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.  


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles