BenefitsAquisition+Sales / Legal / Finance / CEO / Royalty
Islands of disconnected information and spreadsheets can no longer solve the rising complexity and need for agility faced by today’s media business.
The mediafusion finance module represents a proven application built to serve the financial controlling requirements of media firms, managing and accelerating all key aspects of your business, delivering a powerful insight into how your business is really performing.
Mediafusion provides deeper insight into business performance through better reporting tools. The finance module enables the calculation of financial information based upon current contractual positions. This gives users a wider scope of analysis, extending the reach of the financial department beyond basic invoicing information. The mediafusion finance module provides predictive reports, tied to contractual data, which can be exported into a familiar MS Excel environment.
Profit and Loss Reporting
Profit and Loss Reports - detailing information by Licensor, Title, Territory, Genre etc, providing the ability to analyze profitability based on supplier, product, market and other user defined criteria.
Historical Reporting – Using legacy data to provide analysis on performance of past contracts facilitating improvements for future contract negotiations.
Profit and Loss Calculations for License Deals - Enabling the modeling of financial scenarios based on minimum guarantees and royalties.
Royalty Statement Calculation and Reporting
Automated Calculation of Royalty Reports - Automating royalty statement calculations eliminates the time consuming process of manually entering royalty information into excel sheets, improving data accuracy and greatly increasing the speed of production of such reports.
Statement of Recoupment and Cross-collateralization - The ability to accurately calculate break even and the current status of recoupment of any single deal, the current financial status and cash flow implications based on the current sales in line with the contract.
Audit Trail - Simplifies internal and external auditing, with clear traceability of royalty statements. Can be easily produced for sending to licensors or their agents. The dates when audit reports are contractually required can be set up in the task list in the workflow, to ensure that the company fully complies with contractual requirements for royalty statement production.
Royalty Calculation for Unit Sales - Ability to track unit sales and the calculation of unit based royalties linked to downloads, DVD sales and other unit based sales.
360 degree overview of Cash Flow
Real Overview of Cash flow - through utilization of contract data, you can see contractual obligations which are not invoiced yet, enabling a more transparent and meaningful way to view future cash flow obligations.
Currency Control - Having a real overview of the future cash obligations enables the preparation and planning to cover currency requirements should contracts be made in currencies other than the company’s internal currency, enabling finance teams to purchase currencies in advance at favorable rates rather than making expensive spot purchases.
Creating Asset Visibility
Based on the availabilities calculation in the connected mediafusion license module, it is possible to easily calculate the value of content that the organization actually owns. Factors such as ratings, platforms, available territories and license periods can be used to reach a financial valuation of the firm's owned content, which can be used to raise external financing or as part of performing a company valuation.
Depreciation Calculations made Fast and Simple
Having the purchase values, expenses and utilization of licensed assets documented inside mediafusion enables the easy calculation of depreciation using company specific criteria. Assets can be depreciated based on their rate of exploitation, enabling the reduction in tax liabilities. Depreciation calculations can be done very fast, calculating depreciations for thousands of content titles in just a few clicks.
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