Data Analyst (f/m/d)

  • BMG
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Aug 28, 2023
Full time Finance

Job Description

Founded in 2008, BMG has become the fourth-largest music publisher worldwide. Our success and competitive edge are rooted in our founding values of fairness, transparency, and service. Our mission is clear: to empower artists and songwriters to maximize the potential of their songs and recordings in the digital era.


Our Global Finance, Controlling & Reporting team is responsible for providing and selecting technology for specialized use cases in the finance space of the music business. This team foster BMG’s technological capabilities to enhance business success, while establishing a solid technical foundation to enable forefront and modern controlling, forecasting and reporting.  


We are seeking a talented Data Analyst (f/m/d) to join our team at the Berlin office. In this role, you will focus on refining our financial data structures and our forecasting technology, as well as improving and enhancing our financial data products. By working closely with other BMG teams and Bertelsmann divisions, you will contribute to shaping our finance-oriented data strategy and designing the landscape and data flows to provide excellent data and insights, corresponding visualizations and cutting-edge technology. 
Your Responsibilities

  • Forecasting & Prediction: Design, develop, and maintain forecasting models that support business planning and forecasting processes in the music industry
  • Meaningful Data: Enhance music-related data, such as streaming metrics, to provide financial meaningful KPIs
  • Data Structure: Define data structures and pipelines to provide clear and sophisticated data sets
  • Data Sourcing and Strategy: Source new data within the company and on the market
  • Data Flow: Close the data flow from an artist deal calculation to the financial performance 
  • Tool Landscape: Innovate our current landscape of reporting, visualization, and analysis tools

Your Skillset

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, computer science, or related field. Master's degree in business administration, finance, or information technology is preferred.
  • Experience with financial systems and data analysis tools
  • Proven experience in programming languages such as Python or SQL
  • Familiarity with BI tools such as Looker, Power BI or Tableau
  • Knowledge of cloud-based technologies of SAP like Analytics Cloud or Business Datawarehouse Cloud


Your Mindset

  • Solid understanding of business planning, forecasting processes, and financial statements
  • Strong analytical skills along with a good understanding of data modelling and data warehousing
  • Enthusiasm to stay up-to-date with the latest technology and business trends


What We Offer

  • A modern office in the heart of Berlin and flexible options for remote work
  • Numerous benefits such as a free BVG job ticket, an annual Headspace membership, a reduced-price membership for Urban Sports, discounts for Bertelsmann employees etc.
  • Ongoing training opportunities on our internal platforms BMG Campus and Bertelsmann University 
  • Long-term career opportunities for all employees 
  • A collaborative work environment with an open, appreciative community of people who all share the same passion for working with artists and songwriters
  • Our unique corporate culture based on strong values and mutual support that make us a great team


This Is Us
As the great Kurt Cobain once said, "Come as you are." BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees. We value diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity is deeply rooted in our core value of fairness, and we are committed to creating a truly inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive. If you're good at what you do, come as you are!
Whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out, we welcome you to join our team.

All applicants to BMG are treated equally - regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy or parenthood, ethnic origin, color, nationality, religion or belief.

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