Full Time Job

Director, Global Sync Operations and Strategy

Warner Music Group

Los Angeles, CA 02-23-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Title: Director, Global Sync Operations & Strategy

A little bit about our team:
The Global Sync and Visual Media Licensing (VML) department represents recorded music sync rights for Warner Music Group & (WMG's) artists and offers clients a comprehensive sync licensing service. They work to serve WMG & extensive catalog and the company's frontline record labels by strategically developing new opportunities in film, television, advertising, video games, and new media.

Your role:
This role will directly report to the Executive Vice President, Global Sync and US Visual Media Licensing and will be working closely with the Global and US Sync Licensing teams and various corporate functions such as label and territory CFOs, WMG's Center of Excellence (COE), etc. This newly created position is a combination of operations, strategy, and business/ financial analysis!

Here you'll get to:
• Lead actuals, forecast, and budget reporting packages for CFO and Global Sync Executives. Support the development/updates to performance dashboards & management reporting tools
• Support Global Sync executive team with developing financial models and strategic assessments to address key business issues, e.g., business and operational planning, evaluation of new business models, key deals and postmortem analyses, emerging technologies and innovations, competitive analyses, media landscape overviews, programming and content deals, ROI analyses of Global Sync and VML investments in new businesses and technologies, etc.
• Handle the reporting and analysis process encompassing monthly reporting over actual and forecast results. This includes coordination with the COE to properly report and analyze Global Sync & VML operating performance
• Additional reporting includes but is not limited to ad-hoc analyses, reports (artist and label sync history reports, sync category reporting, market research, etc.), and presentations for the executive team to understand key business drivers and variances
• Handle the accounts receivables database for all invoices issued with licenses and facilitate the collections process with the admin team and coordinate income tracking
• Assist with ad-hoc invoice submissions, coding, vendor set-up requests, and payment status tracking for invoices
• Cultivate relationships with global and domestic CFOs and their finance teams receiving objective accounting perspectives including insight into the sync business, revenue snapshot reports and annual budget, and monthly/quarterly forecasting modeling

About you:
• Effective, clear, and concise verbal and written communicator
• You have outstanding organization and follow-up skills
• You possess intellectual curiosity, passion for music and data
• Detail-oriented, able to prioritize workload and multiple projects at once, and meet deadlines
• Ability to work proactively, independently, and as a strategic partner in a team environment
• Proactive, identify challenges, problem solve, and offer creative and innovative solutions
• Compelling storytelling skills, analyzing and reporting insights in a clear, cohesive, and accurate manner
• Strong ability to interface and build relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels
• Previous experience in either financial reporting or FP&A

We'd love it if you also had:
• 5+ years professional experience with experience in financial reporting, business analysis, operations, and strategy
• Prior experience in the Music Industry
• Strong digital literacy and experience with SAP, Oracle, and HFM are a plus
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience


Salary Range
$90,000 to $110,000 Annually

Salary ranges are included for job postings where required by law. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.

Links to relevant documents:

2024 Benefits At A Glance final.pdf

EVerify Participation Poster.pdf

Right To Work - English.pdf

Right to Work - Spanish.pdf

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn161o-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $90,000 to $110,000 Per Year ($ USD)
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.