BMG – Manager, Income Tracking & Analytics (UK)

BMG is hiring for a Manager/Senior Manager, Income Tracking, to join its London-based team.

The role is responsible for the detection and recovery of missing income streams, ensuring that income due to BMG’s clients for use of their songs in film or TV gets paid timely and accurately.

Key Responsibilities and Activities

Income tracking and analysis

  • Review and analyse income streams
  • Carry out data analysis and tracking of royalties
  • Provide detailed analysis of income received from societies, 3rd party income providers, identifying and resolving any potential issues (where relevant)
  • Monitor releases to enable the analysis of income received for clients
  • Track incoming payment of claims and following up on unpaid claims
  • Assist in identifying and implementing the expansion of existing analysis and tracking activities and process improvements
  • Analysis of income, trends and industry factors to help drive the focus of the department and seek out new data streams to maximise efficiency and income tracking potential
  • Provide support to ad-hoc analysis tasks within the business
  • Maintain the chart tracker

Relationships and communication

  • Work closely with BMG’s Income Tracking teams across all international territories
  • Work closely with other UK teams, such as Copyright, Royalties and Frontline Recordings etc.
  • Liaise with external collection societies   

Industry awareness

  • A basic understanding of music publishing
Person specification

Essential

  • Experience in data analysis
  • An understanding of society collections and distributions
  • Highly organised
  • Detail orientated
  • Self-starter
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Critical thinker
  • Takes pride in and ensures work is of an excellent quality
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Interest in music and the industry

Desirable

  • Experience of working within an international music publishing environment
  • Knowledge of Vistex or database/BI software

This job description describes the main elements of the role however a hands-on, flexible and proactive approach is expected and as such this document is not intended to be comprehensive or permanent. The job description is subject to review on an ongoing basis.

Standard working schedule is 35 hours Mon – Fri 10am – 6pm with additional hours as required. 

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