Senior Accountant at Warner Music GroupFull time @Workday jobs posted 8 months ago
Remote type: Remote
Locations: USA – Remote
Time Type: Full time
Job Requisition Id: R-019743
At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:
Music is Everything: Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.
Global Growth, Local Expertise: Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.
Innovation and Insight: Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.
Empowered by People: Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.
We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.
Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.
Job Title: Senior Accountant
A little bit about our team:
Warner Music’s Center of Excellence is the home to the financial, legal and administrative functions that provide critical support and best-in-class services to our US Recorded Music and Publishing businesses. The Nashville center embodies the innovative and creative spirit that stems from the company’s deep history in nurturing entrepreneurial thinking and artist-focused innovation, enabling our employees to develop a wide range of skills through cross-function collaboration and development opportunities.
The Senior Accountant will be responsible for performing and managing advanced accounting and reporting activities for a specific label/affiliate.
Here you’ll get to:
Perform advanced tasks and analyses required for monthly/quarterly financial reporting for US business units
Perform tasks as part of the monthly close process, including preparing or posting journal entries, monitoring sub-ledger interfaces, and ensuring the timely analysis, preparation, and submission of close-related deliverables
Perform accounting and financial analyses related to label artist and copyright royalty expense, including ensuring related royalty assets and liabilities are presented in accordance with GAAP
Perform direct reviews over staff task and journal preparation
Exercise analytical skills in performing responsibilities and preparing deliverables
Ensure compliance with SOX requirements
Assist with preparing internal and external audit documentation
Maintain strong relationships with finance personnel of domestic and international affiliates/business units as well as other divisions within WMG
Perform cross-functional or cross-departmental responsibilities based on need
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
3-5 years of experience in Shared Service or Corporate Accounting and/or experience with a Big 4 CPA firm
We’d love it if you also had:
Knowledge of SAP
Experience in a Shared Services environment
Experience working in a SOX controlled environment
Experience conducting internal & external audits
Experience with flux analysis and SEC reporting
Experience performing fixed asset accounting related activities
Music industry experience a plus
Strong work-ethic and a self-starter who proactively seeks out new solutions
Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects working well under pressure
As the home to 300 Elektra, Asylum, Atlantic, East West, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. Redefining what it means to be a music company in the 21st century, our consumer brands include trend-setters like UPROXX, Songkick, HipHopDX, and EMP. We’re the home to WMX the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.
Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.
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Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.
Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.
Salary ranges are included for job postings where required by law. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.
WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.