Full Time Job

A&R Admin Analyst

Sony Music

New York, NY 12-14-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The A&R Admin Analyst reports to the Associate Director of A&R Admin, Masterworks. This position will liaise with the various departments within the Sony Music Masterworks Worldwide Division and Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inter-Company Accounting, Release Planning, Royalties and Copyrights departments as well as Label Artists, their management and recording studios.

What you'll do:
• Communicate with A&R, Business & Legal Affairs, Finance, Marketing, Royalties, Joint Venture Accounting, and Copyright to properly administer artist contracts, licenses and deals
• Includes administering A&R related budgets and reviewing artist agreements to assess and enforce contractual obligations with respect to recording
• Assisting with creation of Royalty accounts, as well as Copyright and Joint Venture issues
• Liaising with Release Planning to ensure proper subproject code setups
• Communicate with artist attorneys and managers about contractual issues, vendors, proper payments, tax information
• Assist in handling the ''day-to-day'':
• Administration of artist recording projects
• Creation of recording and marketing budgets (and within the marketing budgets, distinguish between recoupable and non-Recoupable marketing costs to ensure proper royalty statement rendering)
• Issuance of purchase orders for co-op
• Prompt payment of invoices (recording, mastering, advances, overhead, etc.)
• Reconciliation of BTA card
• Tracking projects to ensure proper payment and budgeting

Who you are:
• College Degree
• Be detail oriented, ability to analyze data and troubleshoot effectively
• Proven computer skills including Excel (including pivot tables, creating and running queries), Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Review and understand legal contracts and be comfortable upholding legal standards
• Work well and communicate promptly with different types of people
• Have solid communication, organizational, communication, and follow up skills
• Be able to work independently, multitask, and manage evolving priorities

What we give you:
• You join an inclusive, collaborative and global community where you have the opportunity to fuel the creative journey
• A modern office environment designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork
• An attractive and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability coverage, and 401K + employer matching
• Voluntary benefits like company-paid identity theft protection and resources for pets, mental health and meditation resources, industry-leading fertility coverage, fully paid leave for childbirth or bonding, fully paid leave for caregivers, programs for loved ones with developmental disabilities and neurodiversity, subsidized back-up child and elder care, and reimbursement for adoption, surrogacy, tuition and student loans
• We invest in your professional growth & development

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