FBMM -Senior Royalty Analyst (US)

Company: FBMM

Location: Nashville, TN, United States
Reports to: Vice President of Royalties and Contract Compliance

FBMM has an excellent opportunity for a royalty audit professional with music industry experience! We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join us primarily as a royalty auditor with opportunities to train in additional areas such as catalog sales and valuations, royalty training for staff, label services and numerous special projects as they arise.

As a royalty auditor you will be the audit lead in performing royalty compliance procedures of record labels and publishing companies on behalf of our diverse client roster.

This is a full-time, Monday through Friday position in our Nashville office, with hybrid opportunity after initial training period is complete. Preferred candidates are conscientious, dedicated, detail oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and can operate with a high level of flexibility.

Responsibilities Include
  • Assisting and/or performing audit processes for record label and publishing audits.
  • Preparing databases and analyzing large datasets using excel. Bonus points for having PowerBI or other big database experience.
  • Analyzing license agreements and royalty statements.
  • Performing detailed tests of the books and records necessary on an audit.
  • Performing detailed analysis of reported royalties, identifying underreported royalties and/or excess expenses.
  • Communicate effectively with VP of Royalties and Contract Compliance and Business Management teams.
  • Working together with VP of Royalties to plan for audit and preparing for fieldwork.
  • Drafting audit claims schedules and, eventually, drafting audit reports.
  • Maintaining and organizing all documents.
  • Special projects as needed.

Important Skills and Qualifications we look for
  • Solid mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and maintain recurring tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and planning/time management skills.
  • Enjoys working in and excels in a fast-paced environment (ability to multitask).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, charts, vlookups)
  • Strong attention to detail

Education and Experience Requirements
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in royalty audits in the music industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in music business or accounting required.

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