Manager, Recorded Music Royalties

BMG - The New Music Company | Nashville, TN / New York, NY

Posted here June 25

Job description

The Manager, Recorded Music Royalties will provide high levels of support for the recorded music royalties team on various functions including contract review & royalty rate data entry, royalty data cleanup for artist and mechanical royalties in addition to royalty account analysis & reconciliation.

The position reports to the Director, Recorded Music Royalties and is based in Nashville, TN or New York, NY.

Candidate Profile:  The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented with exceptional analytical and problem solving skills. They must possess strong communication skills in dealing with both internal and external contracts and be able to manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently, while meeting all assigned deadlines.

Key Department Interfaces:  Accounting, Finance, Royalty Processing, A&R Administration, Legal & Business Affairs, Licensing, Creative        


  • Minimum 2 years of experience working at a music publisher or record label.
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration preferred
  • Advanced level of Excel is required
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Record Maestro and SAP proficiency is preferred


Essential Functions:

  • Brief artist, producer or third party contracts and enter all royalty provisions into Record Maestro royalty system      
  • Review recoupable costs provided by finance team and upload to relevant royalty system accounts
  • Support financial month/quarter end reconciliation of royalty accounts to SAP
  • Research, analyze and clear unapplied royalty expense
  • Review and reconciliation of accounts as part of royalty statement process    
  • Ensure and coordinate accurate & timely royalty payments with accounts payable team
  • Respond to statement related client inquires in a timely manner
  • Prepare royalty balance reports and payment requests for Finance/AP

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