Royalty Cost Analyst

IDW is seeking a highly motivated full-time Senior Royalty Cost Analyst with a minimum of 3 years of experience working in a growth or global company. This is a high volume and fast-paced position that requires the ability to work both collaboratively and independently. The ideal candidate will be a  motivated self-starter with strong attention to detail.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and Review Quarterly royalty statements and licensor reports 
  • Prepare D2C e-Commerce sales reports 
  • Consolidate Sales Data from different channels including Print, Digital and e-Commerce • Assist with Licensor Sales Forecasting on specific Publishing Titles 
  • Maintain Publishing Title P&Ls 
  • Review legal contracts for details related to royalties 
  • Execute the process of variable cost data analysis and provide a deeper view of various cost lines  ie Print Cost and Freight Cost 
  • Partner with Accounting team to understand transaction flow and monthly actualized  transactions and prepare variance explanations compared to prior year and budget for specific  variable cost lines 
  • Actively participate in the transition and implementation of Datawarehouse and Royalty system application • Handle Ad-hoc projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance preferred 
  • 3-4 years of work experience in Accounting/Finance in a growth company or global company • Experience using Royalty Software and Enterprise Datawarehouse system a plus • Experience supporting Publishing entity a plus 
  • Ability to partner with cross-functional teams and communicate with different levels of  organization 
  • Advanced Excel skills a plus 
  • Ability to handle large data volumes, work under tight deadlines while maintaining accuracy and  attention to detail 
  • Strong analytical, planning and organization skills, ability to handle multiple ad-hoc requests and  projects • Willingness to adapt and accept change in processes

About IDW (Idea and Design Works, LLC)

IDW Media Holdings (IDWMH) provides a wide range of entertainment products and publishing products worldwide including TV shows, Comic books, Graphic Novels, Art publications, and more. IDW  Publishing is the 5th largest Comic Publisher in the US. The company is known for its licensed comic book adaptations of franchises and intellectual properties from major movies, animations, TV shows, and merchandise. The Publishing entity is also a creator of original graphic novels. The company supports Diversity and Inclusion and has a diverse employee base that represents various backgrounds, cultures, and experience.

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