Accountant / Sr. Accountant, Licensing Accounting in Nashville, TN at BMI

Date Posted: 4/21/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsible for performing accounting activities related to revenue, month-end close, account reconciliations and financial reporting. This position is  required to meet deadlines, be flexible to do other tasks when needed and work without direct supervision.

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Lead the preparation of 10-20 monthly journal entries related to Licensing Accounting for month-end closing.
  • Lead the preparation of many general ledger account reconciliations (approx. 50), meeting established deadlines, and reconciling items in a timely manner.
  • Take a lead role in the year-end audit related to Licensing Accounting.
  • Compile and analyze accounting records and other data to explain financial results of business operations.
  • Participate in the preparation of the monthly financial statements (blue book) as needed.
  • Exhibit competent communication skills in meetings with other staff and Executives (such as the monthly revenue meeting).
  • Assist the team with billing adjustments, invoicing, customer inquiries and other duties as assigned to ensure adequate coverage.
  • Prepare reports and memorandums using critical thinking skills.
  • Participate in system testing as needed.
  • Develop, document and update policies and procedures as needed.
  • Work with other departments as necessary.
  • Participate in special projects as needed.
  • Adhere to internal controls and accounting policies.
  • Continually update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Maintain high standards through use of “best practices.”
  • Regular attendance.
  • Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivates a culture of diversity and inclusion.
Supervisory Responsibilities
No direct supervisory responsibilities.


Education:   Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required. Masters and/or CPA (candidate)

Experience: Minimum 2 years' accounting experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities: 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Access).
  • Experience with Oracle Financials modules preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks while meeting the established deadlines.
  • Ability to understand related accounting policies and procedures
  • Strong listening skills and the ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbally, in a professional manner.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to adapt to changes and quickly learn new processes.
  • Must be a team player, flexible, open to challenges, and have the ability to interact with all levels of company personnel.

BROADCAST MUSIC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All applicants will receive equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status or disability


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