Music Royalty Consultant

  • SoundCloud
  • Los Angeles, New York
  • May 10, 2024

Job Description

SoundCloud empowers artists and fans to connect and share through music. Founded in 2007, SoundCloud is an artist-first platform empowering artists to build and grow their careers by providing them with the most progressive tools, services, and resources. With over 375 million tracks from 40 million artists, the future of music is SoundCloud.

We are seeking a Music Royalty Consultant with strong Excel skills and record label royalties experience. This person will be responsible for creating royalty, joint venture, and mechanical statements for the Roster business. 

This position is a 6-month contract role. 

Responsibilities:

  • Organizing artist revenue and cost data from multiple source documents
  • Creating semiannual, quarterly,  and monthly royalty, mechanical, and third party participation JV statements in Excel for ITD to 2024
  • Ability to interpret and apply complex producer agreements, label waivers, royalty provisions, PPD and NAR conversions, and others into the third party participation and royalty statements
  • Understanding and applying various recoupability terms for costs and advances
  • Facilitating statement payment requests with the Accounting team
  • Coordinating a statement review process with appropriate internal personnel
  • Creating and tracking a master list of all statements rendered with pertinent contractual and contact information

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 3+ years of related experience; record label royalties experience is a must
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, including Pivot Tables and formulas (such as VLOOKUP and SUMIF)
  • Familiarity with Google’s Looker Studio and experience creating and using Macros is a plus
  • Ability to analyze and combine information from multiple sources
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Capable of working independently

The salary for the 6-month contract is $40,000. 

About us:

  • We are a multinational company with offices in the US (New York and Los Angeles), Germany (Berlin), and the UK (London).
  • We provide a flexible work culture that offers the opportunity to collaborate and connect in person at our offices, as well as accommodating work from home.
  • We are deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion at all levels of our organization and fostering a community where everyone’s voice, perspective, and experience is respected and heard.
  • We believe a strong team is made by investing in employees through mentorship, workshop, and enrichment opportunities.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at SoundCloud

SoundCloud is for everyone. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to our organization; they help us lead what’s next in music by understanding and empowering our creators and fans, no matter their identity. We acknowledge the challenges in the music industry, and strive to influence an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute respectfully and thrive, especially the historically marginalized communities that many of our creators, fans and SoundClouders identify with. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment at SoundCloud for everyone, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, migration background, national origin, age, disability status, or care-giver status.

At SoundCloud you can find your community or elevate your allyship by joining a Diversity Resource Group. Diversity Resource Groups are employee-organized groups focused on supporting and promoting the interests of a particular underrepresented community in order to build a more inclusive culture at SoundCloud. Anyone can join, whether you share the identity or strive to be an ally.