peermusic – Manager – Global Royalties (US)

Manager – Global Royalties


Reporting to the Head of Global Administration, a Manager of Global Royalties (MGR) will oversee all operations, functions and activities relating to music royalty accounting for assigned territories. The MGR will contribute to the overall productivity and efficiency of our main processing hub located in Burbank. In addition, the MGR will be required to establish close working relationships with key finance and operating executives globally to ensure high levels of client satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities
  • Oversee all aspects of royalty processing for assigned territories, managing a team of two or more handling statement processing, reconciliations, adjustments, payments, and advances
  • Provide leadership to the royalty organization, implementing and overseeing policies and procedures to ensure timely and accurate quarterly and semi-annual accountings
  • Answer client inquiries, enabling high service levels to our writers, business partners & affiliates
  • Partner with cross functional teams and affiliates on enhancements to systems and processes
  • Collaborate with analytics team in creating dashboards in Tableau, Excel, etc. to create insightful reports
  • Interpret contracts and implement royalty and accounting provisions within our rights management system
  • Additional ad-hoc projects and reporting as required

Desired Skills & Experience
  • 5+ years of experience in global music publishing royalties and copyright
  • Applied knowledge of CWR
  • Demonstrable experience in the royalty reporting and practices of foreign and domestic CMO’s and PRO’s
  • Translatable experience in royalty software such as Counterpoint and Music Maestro
  • Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to problem solving
  • 5+ years of experience in team leadership
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Adept process and project management skills, including introducing change in a complex environment
  • Strong knowledge of financial and accounting principles, including but not limited to
  • Cash Reconciliations
  • Journal entries
  • Adjustments
  • Withholding Taxes
  • Audits
  • Expert SQL skills desired; Tableau (or similar BI) experience preferred but not required
  • Expert Excel knowledge with experience in advanced formulas/functions (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, macros, etc.)
  • Ability to coordinate multiple assignments simultaneously with accurate and timely results
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Second language fluency a plus

Company Description

Peermusic is a major independent music publisher established in 1929 and has a global presence. Our network of 30 offices supports a dynamic roster of talent and a catalog of songs covering most genres of music. Our job is working with songwriters, composers, lyricists, producers and artists. Artists that have had a chart hit with a Peermusic song include Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Michael Bublé, Josh Grobin, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Juanes, Jason Aldean and Rascal Flatts to name a few.

  • Competitive Salary
  • 401k Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plan
  • Paid Vacation and holidays
  • Creative work environment

For consideration, please send resume with a cover letter to

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