Financial Analyst

Finance & Accounting Woodland Hills, California Req. R0003949


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.

How you’ll LEAD:

This position will be responsible for the various tasks pertaining to the monthly forecasting and annual planning cycles, as well as ad hoc financial analysis and accounting. 

How you’ll CREATE:

  • Collect, organize, consolidate, analyze, and summarize large amounts of financial and supplemental data to ensure optimal financial and business decisions
  • Create concise narratives surrounding key metric and variance figures to plan and forecast
  • Financially support, maintain relationships, and manage multiple departmental budgets under the UMG Technology & InfoSec divisions
  • Collaborate with department and business unit leaders to create business cases used to evaluate capital and operational investments
  • Identify opportunities and action process and performance improvements internally and across the division
  • Work closely with the accounting and AP teams to ensure accurate financial postings and reporting

Bring your VIBE:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of financial planning & analysis is required.
  • Understanding of GAAP/IFRS accounting standards and principles
  • Ability to communicate and present across all levels and layers of the business and key stakeholders
  • Detail-oriented with strong quantitative and analytical skills combined with business and financial acumen
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize & multitask in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
  • Ideal candidate will have experience financially supporting IT organizations operational unit(s) Experience with the following tools and software used by the team: Excel (pivot tables/general use), Microsoft Office, SharePoint, BI (PowerBI, Domo, Tableau), SAP ERP, Hyperion SmartView & HFM consolidation
  • Results-oriented with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • BA/BS in finance or accounting
  • MBA/CPA a plus

Perks Playlist:

  • Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays, “Winter Break”, Summer Fridays
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Employee Developmental Support
  • Annual Gym Reimbursement Package
  • Pet Insurance, plus much more!

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

All UMG employees are currently required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before entering any Company offices unless they have been approved for an exemption or unless prohibited by applicable law.