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Sr. Manager, Internal Financial Reporting & Analysis

Warner Music Group

New York, NY 05-15-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Title: Sr. Manager, Internal Financial Reporting & Analysis

A little bit about our team:

The WMG Financial Analysis team partners on a wide array of analysis across all divisions, operating performance/delivery tracking, market/competitive analysis, and ad-hoc projects. The department provides reporting and analysis on all actual, forecast and budget cycles for WMG.

Your role:

This position requires experience in variance analysis and strong understanding of accounting and finance. We are looking for someone who is proactive in analyzing financial variances and can efficiently communicate financial results and forecasts. You will interact directly with financial leadership across all divisions and corporate executive leadership team.

This position will be responsible for preparation of required financial reporting deliverables and review of Warner Music Group Corp.'s financial documents. Monthly areas of focus and analysis include affiliate-specific P&L performance compared to annual budget, consolidated WMG P&L performance compared to annual budget and prior year, affiliate-specific direct cost evaluation, top-seller review, and streaming analysis. The position will report to the Director, Financial Reporting & Analysis.

Here you'll get to:
• Assist with the Corporate Reporting and Analysis process encompassing monthly reporting over actual and forecast results. This includes coordination with segment finance leads at the Recorded Music, Music Publishing, and Corporate operating segments to properly report and analyze WMG operating performance.
• Prepare financial review packages on a monthly and quarterly basis for the Board of Directors, CEO, CFO, and Controller for both actual and forecast results, including analysis of key variances to prior year and budget, on a consolidated and operating segment basis.
• Prepare and maintain recurring source files, primarily in Excel with HFM Smart View functionality, which are used for analysis of results and are the basis of senior management reporting.
• Coordinate with Investor Relations and External Reporting to assist in the development of the quarterly and annual press releases and earnings script documents.
• Liaise directly with External Reporting to prepare quarterly MD&A and income statement analysis, and other ad-hoc reporting and analysis in connection with the quarterly earnings process and as requested.
• Prepare financial documents analyses for certain key accounts including SG&A and Other Income/Expense on a quarterly basis.

About you:
• CPA preferred
• 6+ years of professional experience in accounting and financial analysis
• Large multi-national experience a plus
• Strong digital literacy with knowledge of financial systems and software
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting/ Finance / Economics
• Knowledge of music/media industry strong plus

We'd love it if you also had:
• Problem-solving, decision making, and continuous operational improvement skills
• Superior organizational skills with attention to detail
• Partnering, influencing, and communication skills up and down the organizational structure to convey key elements in a concise and positive manner
• The ability to work proactively, independently and as a strategic partner in a team environment

Effective October 1st, 2023 this position will require being in the office 4 days a week. We believe that an in-office presence is critical for talent development, collaboration and building strong relationships.

Salary Range
$125,000 to $145,000 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.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d95w9z-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $125,000 to $145,000 Per Year ($ 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.