Reservoir Media – Artist Royalties Analyst (US )

Title: Artist Royalties Analyst

Location: Nashville, TN (On-Site)
Company: Reservoir Media

About The Company

Reservoir Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: RSVR) is an independent music company based in New York City and with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville, Toronto, London, and Abu Dhabi. It is the first U.S.-based publicly traded independent music company and the first female founded and led publicly traded music company in the U.S.

Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 150,000 copyrights and 36,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as 1900, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide. Reservoir frequently holds a Top 10 U.S. Market Share according to Billboard’s Publishers Quarterly, was twice named Publisher of the Year by Music Business Worldwide’s The A&R Awards, and won Independent Publisher of the Year at the 2020 Music Week Awards.

Its publishing catalog includes historic pieces written and performed by greats like Billy Strayhorn, Hoagy Carmichael, and John Denver; the contemporary-classic catalogs of Sheryl Crow and Phantogram; and current award-winning hits performed by the likes of Lady Gaga, Camila Cabello, Bruno Mars, Cardi B and more. The company’s roster of active writers and producers includes the award-winning James Fauntleroy, Ali Tamposi, and Jamie Hartman, plus popular performing artists 2 Chainz, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, and Offset.

Reservoir’s collection of film music includes rights to scores created by award-winning composer-producer Hans Zimmer, as heard in the motion pictures The Lion King, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, Gladiator, The Dark Knight Trilogy, and over 150 other titles. The company also represents a multitude of recorded music through Chrysalis Records, Tommy Boy Music, and Philly Groove Records and manages artists through its ventures with Blue Raincoat Music and Big Life Management.

The Position

Reservoir is looking for a meticulous and analytical Artist Royalties Analyst to join our Nashville team. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to process and analyze the royalties of our diverse and prestigious recorded music catalogs.

Your work will ensure that the rights and earnings of the artists, producers, mixers, and samples uses are accurately represented and distributed, upholding Reservoir’s reputation for excellence and artist empowerment. It includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Analyze, reconcile, and review royalty statements to ensure accuracy and compliance with contractual agreements.
  • Utilize advanced Excel skills to manage large datasets, with an openness to learning and employing new technologies for data analysis.
  • Engage in royalty audits, identify trends, and provide insightful reports to inform strategic decision-making.
  • Work cross-functionally with our global offices to support Reservoir’s mission and uphold our standards of service and transparency.
  • Contribute to a dynamic team environment, embodying our guiding principles and fostering Reservoir’s culture of collaboration and innovation.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Music Business, Accounting, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in royalty analysis or related fields within the music industry.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on advanced Excel and Tableau Prep skills. Knowledge of royalty accounting software and data visualization tools is a plus.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
  • A passion for music and a commitment to artist advocacy.

  • A competitive salary plus bonus and competitive benefits will be offered to the successful hire.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

The company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law. Further, the company strives to create a diverse, welcoming, equitable and inclusive environment for all applicants and employees.


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