Manager, Royalty Audit

| Greater LA Area

Universal Music Group (UMG) is the world's leading music company. 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. Our vast catalogue of recordings and songs stretches back over a century and comprises the largest, most diverse and culturally rich collection of music ever assembled. Knowing that music, a powerful force for good in the world, is unique in its ability to inspire people and bring them together, we work with our artist and employees to serve our communities. We are the home for music's greatest artists, innovators and entrepreneurs. Together, we are UMG, the Universal Music Group.

UMG is currently seeking to fill the role of an Manager, Royalty Audits in our Audit group. In this role, you will be working with our royalty audit team researching, responding and settling audit claims.

This position affords the right candidate exposure to all aspects of music audits and many key players in the business space. The right candidate will have a background in law, passion for music and be hungry to learn and grow in the business of music.

Job Functions:

  • Oversee the audit process for incoming artist and copyright audit claims for selected UMG labels
  • Analyse audit reports and confirm auditor's calculations
  • Review artist contracts, copyright licenses, correspondence, statements, reports and other pertinent documents to determine validity of claims
  • Draft written responses to audit claims
  • Assist in audit settlement negotiations
  • Liaison with Business Affairs, Litigation and Finance departments

Job Requirements:

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong quantitative, analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to multi-task
  • Must be able to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Access a plus

Experience:

  • 5 years of royalty or accounting experience in the music or entertainment industry

Education:

  • Four year college degree in Business, Accounting or Finance

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer

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

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UMG IT is primarily based in Woodland Hills, a neighborhood bordering the Santa Monica mountains in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles
21301 Burbank Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

What are Universal Music Group Perks + Benefits

Universal Music Group Benefits Overview

You’ll experience the following perks as a full-time UMG employee...

• Competitive Benefits – Your comprehensive benefits package will offer Medical, Dental, & Vision, as well as 30+days of PTO, a 401k savings plan with company match, & more.
• Employee Development – We’re invested in growing your career within UMG. Your engagement in L&D programs will help expand your skill set. Also, you’ll be the first to be considered when new roles open.
• Culture and Environment – You’ll enjoy our branded offices that feature UMG artists and music 24/7, employee lounges complete with video games, musical instruments, couches, free soda and coffee, free merchandise, & more.
• Social Responsibility – Your good works and engagement in various causes will be amplified by UMG’s donation-match programs, strengthening our impact throughout the world.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company.
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