Royalty Analyst, TV Ad Campaigns

Royalties & Copyright Woodland Hills, California Req. UMG-1128


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 an exceptional individual to join our team as Royalty Analyst, TV Ad Campaigns in the International Artist Royalty department.

Job Functions:

  • Identify and process physical and digital TV-advertised sales worldwide
  • Track intercompany reimbursements to affiliates
  • Apply Artist and Producer contract language to calculate royalty breaks
  • Maintain database of budgets and expenditures and oversee accounting schedules
  • Work with management during financial close to include journal entries and reconciliation
  • Assist in preparing audit, litigation, and label inquiry support as needed

Job Requirements:


  • High-level proficiency in MS Excel to include creating macros
  • Highly detail-oriented with strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to beat deadlines and focus under pressure
  • Work both independently and in a group environment with overtime as needed


  • Two to three years of work experience in the music industry. Royalty/participations a plus. TRACS preferred.
  • Familiarity with Recoupable Costs, Clearance, Budgets, Purchase Orders, Legal terms, Agreements. GCS preferred.
  • Working knowledge of debits and credits. SAP preferred.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or Accounting or a minimum of 14 units of college-level Accounting

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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