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At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:
Music is Everything: Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.
Global Growth, Local Expertise: Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.
Innovation and Insight: Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.
Empowered by People: Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.
You will be responsible for….
The reconcilitation, payment, and management of U.S. and Canadian royalties.
Monthly, Quarterly and Bi-Yearly reconciling of royalty income.
Analyzing and loading of local societal and record company data files.
Creating, inputting and supervising statement processing for the U.S. and Canada.
Responsible for specific areas of Royalty Processing and able to process royalty inquiries received from a variety of sources, to undertake relevant research and respond in a timely manner.
Ability to work with and analyze a wide variety of file formats. i.e. Excel, txt and DAT files.
Conduct independent suspense research related projects.
Responsible for efficient administration of U.S. and Canadian royalties maintaining effective working relationships with partners, both internal and external.
Responsible for maintaining good filing/archival system built to to assist in any open audits.
Assist in other general department issues as the pressure of work dictates.
Offer strong support to the Royalty Processing Manager on issues that arise and projects as necessary.
Proven experience with music administration, ideally publishing or a collection society.
Background in finance either through work experience or formal qualifications.
Good understanding of Music Publishing and Performing Rights Society practices.
Advanced computer literacy on reporting packs such as Excel and Tableau.
Good working knowledge of royalty calculations and use of rates.
Must be able to read and understand materials and documents and have the ability to recognize and extract critical data and information.
Must be able to work at and utilize all functions of a computer if necessary up to at least 10 hours a day to perform the required tasks and create and develop the necessary reports to summarize the results of research and projects and to communicate with others in the Company and with those necessary outside of the Company.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent mathematical skills, with the ability to calculate royalty income accounting.
Excellent analytical skills.
A proactive, flexible attitude, with a desire to learn and progress.
Ability to cope with a number of projects simultaneously and be able to work under pressure.
We’d love it if you also had:
Basic understanding of coding / programming languages.
Basic literacy of Alteryx.
Natural curiosity and drive to understand/resolve root issues.
Ability to work/troubleshoot both in group and independent settings.