Assistant, Finance

Finance & Accounting New York, New York Req. UMG-754


We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.

*We are seeking a highly motivated Assistant to join our team.   This position will work closely with and support the CFO and SVP Finance.

Job Functions:

  • Assist in the day to day support of the CFO and SVP Finance (Def Jam Recordings, Island Records, Republic Records, Verve Label Group)
  • Maintain agendas, tasks, to-dos, and call sheet
  • Prepare, update and distribute monthly management account binders
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and compose travel itinerary
  • Maintain schedule and coordinate with other department assistants
  • Assist department with meetings and special events
  • Maintain and submit expense reports in timely fashion
  • Streamline and manage all departments beverage order and vacation approval process
  • Ad hoc tasks that arise at request of CFO and/or SVP

Job Requirements:


  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple department requests
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Ability to take direction and adapt to change 
  • Passion for music


  • Minimum 1 year administrative experience in an office environment


  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.