Senior Manager, Global Royalty

Universal Music Group | Franklin, TN

Posted here October 22


Job Description

We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation, and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audio-visual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.

It’s an exciting time to join UMG as we continue shaping the future of global music entertainment. Home to some of the world’s biggest artists.

The Senior Manager has responsibility for UMPG’s global royalty processing and royalty administration systems. You will be experienced at leading a team and setting and meeting deadlines, measuring performance and reporting to senior management. The position reports to the Senior Director, Global Royalty.

Job Functions

  • Ensure royalty processing procedures are carried out for all designated global territories in accordance with controls.

  • Prioritize workload for the Global Royalties team adhering to agreed deadlines and royalty timetables.

  • Approval of final run closes for designated global territories.

  • Approval of system adjustments as presented by Global Royalties Analyst team.

  • Provide high-level support and training for all global territories.

  • Prepare statistics and detailed royalty reporting for the territories and senior management.

  • Perform analysis of royalty data and processes, including client/rate structures, royalty calculation, and financials.

  • Identify and recommend process improvements and assist with their implementation.

  • Assist with the design and testing of system upgrades.

  • Maintain and update the royalty procedure and system documentation.

  • Ad hoc analyses and projects, as assigned.

Job Requirements

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong analytical background. Excellent organizational skills. Detail-oriented.

  • Willingness to assume responsibility for area and team.

  • Ability to meet deadlines quickly and accurately, multi-task and work well under pressure with changing priorities.

  • Advanced Excel skills and proficiency preferred in Microsoft Access.

  • Overtime as required.

Experience:

  • 3 years + music publishing company experience preferably in a royalty administration-related role.

  • Experience managing, training and developing staff.

  • Experience using an AS400 system and/or copyright system preferred.

Education:

  • 4-year college degree in Business/Accounting or related area strongly preferred.View full listing and apply here.

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