Analyst, Global Royalty

  • Universal Music Group
  • Franklin, Tennessee
  • May 24, 2024
Full time

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 audiovisual 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.

The Analyst, Global Royalty - North America at UMPG is a unique opportunity to drive income processing and income source ownership within the company’s Global Administration unit. The role is at the center of UMPG’s greater administration team through which our internal Global partnerships thrive. Reporting to the Manager, Global Royalty - North America, the Analyst role encompasses royalty statement processing and income source ownership with the unique ability to contribute to the evolution of processes and systems. The position is rich in opportunity for involvement with the company’s biggest deals, signings, and international projects.

How You’ll Create

  • Own the responsibility of processing key income statements and distributions as part of the North American Royalty unit as part of the Global Royalty team.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge base and ownership of assigned income sources including usage understanding, payment schedule, statement layout details, unique source processing steps, and a strong relationship with income source contacts.
  • Be consistent and cognizant in defining and maintaining a high standard for Global administration as a representative for the largest territory in UMPG’s Global system.
  • Support the team’s technology development including testing and source interface implementation.
  • Prepare ad hoc reporting as needed.
  • Partner with the NA Analytics team to strengthen the territory’s ownership and understanding of all territory data in processing and reporting, to clients both external and internal.
  • Maintain strong relationships with counterparts in the Global Data Services, Global Royalty, Analytics, I.T., and Finance teams among others.

Bring Your Vibe

  • 1-3 years of music rights experience in a royalty administration, analysis or related role strongly preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel and text editors required.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as DOMO, Tableau, and Power BI a plus.
  • Ability to work in a bespoke systems landscape.
  • Strong organization skills, critical thinking, analysis, and being detail oriented are required for success.
  • Ability to meet deadlines quickly and accurately while managing competing priorities is crucial.
  • 4 year degree in Business, Accounting, or Music Business strongly preferred.
  • The ability to partner and work well as part of a team is required.
  • Overtime as required.

Perks Playlist:

  • Be part of an entrepreneurial, global organization that values authenticity, drive, creativity, relationships, and a competitive spirit

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and FSA options, as well as:

    • 100% coverage for out-patient mental health services

    • Wellbeing reimbursements for fitness classes, spa treatments, meal services, travel, and so much more (up to $720/year)

    • A lifetime fertility support allowance of $30,000 to plan participants

    • Student Loan Repayment Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement

    • 100% immediately vested 401(k) match on the first 5% of your contribution on eligible compensation

  • Variety of ways to prioritize much-needed time away from work including:

    • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) for exempt employees

    • 3-weeks PTO for non-exempt employees

    • 2-weeks paid Winter Break

    • 10 Company Holidays (including Juneteenth and Wellbeing Day)

    • Summer Fridays (between Memorial Day and Labor Day)

    • Generous paid parental leave for every type of parent

Check out our full overview of benefits on the Perks Playlist page of the career site.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

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Job Category:

Royalties & Copyright