Research Analyst in Nashville, TN at BMI

Date Posted: 1/7/2022

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: This role will leverage strong analytical skills to perform various activities from research, problem solving/analysis, coordination of resolution through to communication.

LOCATION: Nashville, TN office. This position currently reports to the office (2) days per week and work remotely for (3) days a week. Effective February 28, 2022, this position will report to the TN office Monday-Thursday and work remotely on Fridays until further notice.

Essential Functions: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

  • Complete research, analysis and problem solve inquiries from both internal and external sources including Creative, Royalty Accounting, Legal, Licensing, and other areas of Distribution Administration Services. Examples of inquiries range from researching payment comparisons, missing royalty payments, and payment discrepancies.
  • Review and calculate royalty adjustments to BMI writers and publishers. This includes review and verification of the adjustment request to ensure appropriateness, research to ensure all related issues have been considered, and preparation of royalty calculation.
  • Review and perform in-depth quality-assurance to ensure an accurate and complete quarterly distribution. Based on identification of issues determine appropriate course of action.
  • Provide various forms of royalty earnings analysis.
  • Provide analysis or data in response to Legal Subpoenas.
  • Support various business initiatives and projects as it relates to research and analysis.
  • Understand all aspects of the distribution supply chain, including data structures, business processes, and distribution methodologies
  • Stay abreast of current industry trends relevant to BMI’s business.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivates a culture of diversity and inclusion

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required w/ background in Music Business and/or Finance.

  • Minimum three years of relevant experiences with Royalties, Music Publishing or transferable skills as listed below.
  • Advanced-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and general proficiency with other Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Knowledge or working experience with data mining/BI.
  • Use of SQL is preferred.
  • Skills and Abilities: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
  • Critical Thinking skills.
  • Creativity.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to Detail.
  • Strong Organization skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Relationship skills.

For the health and safety of our staff, all team members who are expected to work in BMI offices or interact with the public on BMI’s behalf, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and pre-approved.

: All applicants will receive equal opportunity for employment without regard of race, color, sex, religion, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran’s or marital status, disability, or any other cultural factor.


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