Temporary Job

Accounting Manager

Warner Music Group

Los Angeles, CA 05-26-2022
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Accounting Manager (Temp)

At Warner Music Group we're all about our people. Our global company is made up of knowledgeable, passionate, and creative individuals. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We believe in each individual's value and encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.

It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music – at every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart by embracing innovation – an integral part of our company's DNA.

Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the most influential forces in culture today.

Job Title: Sr. Accountant/Accounting Manager

A little bit about our team:

This position will be part of the North America Warner Chappell Finance and Accounting team. This team works closely with the Center of Excellence (Shared Service) in Nashville, the Warner Chappell home office and Corporate Finance teams, and revenue generating departments of Digital and Sync as well as our royalty department. This position is a very important role to help backfill our team members as they help transform the way we operate.

Why this could be your next big break:

Ever wondered how much royalties are earned/paid from YouTube or Spotify? Or how about seeing the constant growth in digital streaming revenues? Well now's your chance……

Here you'll get to:
• Support the close by preparing Journal entries and running trial balances
• Assist in design and implementation of new schedules and tracking sheets to help in the close process
• Review licenses to determine revenue recognition
• Assist with monthly cash forecast documents and submits this data to WMG NY
• Participate in the annual budgeting and monthly forecast process mainly in the area of revenue and royalty expense and balance sheet
• Maintain the revenue tracking schedule for forecast, cash forecast and commentary
• Perform revenue reconciliation controls for cash vs. processed revenue

About you:
• Have a BA in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
• Have 3 to 5 years related experience
• Have exceptional excel skills
• Have superior attention to detail
• Have elevated analytical skills and be curiosity driven
• Must be able to work flexible hours, especially during month end and budget season to meet deadlines

It would be music to our ears if you also had:
• Have entertainment experience
• Have background with SAP, Hyperion, PowerPivot
• Have revenue recognition experience related to contracts

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0e9bm-3-238-90-95-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Warner Music Group

With a legacy extending back over 200 years, Warner Music Group (WMG) today brings together artists, songwriters and entrepreneurs that are moving entertainment culture across the globe. Operating in more than 70 countries through a network of affiliates and licensees, WMG’s Recorded Music division includes renowned labels such as Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, Elektra, Erato, First Night, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Spinnin’, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Music Nashville.