Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman – Senior Royalty Analyst, Label Administration (US)

Senior Royalty Analyst, Label Administration
Nashville, TN
Full Time
Label Administration
Mid Level

About Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman

Founded in 1967, Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman (“GRF”) is a leading full-service business management firm for an exclusive assortment of entertainers, executives and select ultra-high net worth individuals. Our 30 partners and over 600 staff members deliver comprehensive financial services in the fields of music, motion pictures, television, sports, literature, and other creative and performing arts. Our firm has offices in Los Angeles, New York City, Nashville, San Rafael, Wilmington, Boston, and London.

We are seeking a Senior Royalty Analyst, Label Administration, with ideally 3+ years of record label experience.

Location: This position can be based out of Nashville (TN), New York City, Los Angeles (CA) or White Plains (NY) on a hybrid basis.

Overview of Role

The Senior Analyst, Label Administration is responsible for preparing royalty statements and allocation schedules on behalf of independent record label and music clients.

  • Prepare mechanical, artist, producer or net profit royalty accountings for independent label clients
  • Summarize artist and third-party agreements and apply key provisions to the preparation of royalty statements
  • Analyze sales data files from various distribution sources
  • Music product metadata, artist royalty rates and mechanical license setup in royalty accounting software
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

A successful candidate will possess the following qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role working with mechanical, artist, producer or net profit royalty accountings
  • Strong working knowledge of recording agreements and royalty calculations
  • Strong working knowledge of royalty accounting software (RoyaltyShare, Curve, Record Maestro, or SR1)
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and especially Excel, including Pivot Tables and formulas (such as VLOOKUP and SUMIF) – bonus points for experience with Power Pivot and Power Query
  • Solid interpersonal skills and other key soft skills (i.e., communication, time management, attention to detail, emotional intelligence, adaptability, active listening, critical-thinking, etc.)

The candidate must also
  • Be a self-motivated and detail-oriented analytical thinker
  • Possess excellent verbal/written communication skills and reading comprehension
  • Understand basic mathematical and accounting principles
  • Work well independently and in a team environment
  • Be eager to learn new skills and concepts
  • Want to help creative artists

Candidate information, including education and work experience, is verified upon an offer of employment. Falsification of application information may be grounds for denying employment.

Benefits & Pay

We offer a diverse and employee-friendly environment with great work/life balance. Our comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees includes:

  • Multiple Medical, Dental and Vision plans (including HSA and FSA options)
  • Generous paid time off policy
  • Paid holidays
  • Hybrid work flexibility
  • 401(k) with discretionary match
  • Discretionary performance bonus
  • Tuition assistance and career advancement programs
  • CPA program (i.e., prep materials, paid time, bonus, continued education, license renewals)
  • Early office closures for major holidays
  • Discretionary profit-sharing program
  • Employee and client referral bonus
  • Commuter benefits
  • Wellness program

This is a non-exempt, overtime eligible position. Employee compensation is determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to, employee education/training/credentials, employee work experience, work location (including if the employee will be hybrid or fully in-office), the scope and responsibilities of the role, internal peer equity, and market considerations.

Applicants will be considered for the Analyst and Senior Analyst level. The expected base compensation hiring range for these positions is as follows:

  • Analyst: $57,013 to $60,029 per year
  • Sr. Analyst: $70,034 to $80,538 per year

Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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