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ViacomCBS Sub Rights Support Representative in Parsippany, New Jersey

REF#: 36626

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Parsippany, NJ

ABOUT US:

Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.

DESCRIPTION:

Direct responsibilities:

  • Enter relevant contract terms into the rights management system validating data is consistent with given procedures. Work with rights sellers to correct any issues with contract data that does not conform to requirements.

  • Perform updates to Subright contract data to ensure timely and proper recognition of Subright income.

  • Prepare yearly tax forms to stay in compliance with inter-country tax treaty regulations and take advantage of reduced tax rates. Distribution of IRS tax forms to all foreign licensees.

  • Subright reporting and analysis. Reporting for Subright income, overdue advances, and ad hoc analysis. Reporting initially created using Access and distributed internally and externally.

  • Preparation of invoicing for Licensee payments due to ensure prompt payment.

  • Perform testing on Sarbanes Oxley controls.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Education:

  • BS in Business/ Finance - Accounting degree preferred

Required Work Experience & Aptitude:

  • Minimum 0 to 3 years of Accounting work experience in a mid-size or large Company a plus

  • Experience with using Excel, Word, Access, Outlook.

  • Experience with contracts and data entry are a strong plus.

  • Self-starter and strong work ethic

  • Demonstrated problem solving

  • Organized

  • Assertive and good communicator (Written and Oral)

  • Independent with project management successes & skills

  • Solid Interpersonal skills as position requires interaction with the various business units, clients & authors

  • Willingness to learn, meet tight deadlines and get the job done.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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