Sr. Analyst, Royalty Accounting in Nashville, TN at BMI

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
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  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

 POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for maintaining writer and publisher royalty accounts; assisting with distribution and collaborating with Creative, Distribution & Administrative Services and Legal Departments.


  • Responsible for the electronic payment processes, including set up, returns, discrepancies, and communication with the bank and affiliate.

  • Process stop payments, voids, reissues, release withheld monies, charges, withholds, child support payments, advance payments and royalty adjustments.

  • Interpret legal contracts for advances.

  • Interpret levy correspondence and provide timely responses to agencies and affiliates. as well as internal communication for processing.

  • Responsible for transmission of bank files and retrieving confirmations.

  • Responsible for daily review of bank statements and reports.

  • Assist with daily reconciliations and monthly close processes.

  • Assist with maintaining department’s procedural documentation.

  • Assist with distribution including the processing of exceptions.

  • Open and sort mail for processing.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and assist in implementation and training.

  • Work closely with and provide support to other departments to maintain accounts and support songwriters and publishers.

  • Volunteer support to the team and assist with special assignments or tasks as needed.

  • Provide support to the Sr. Manager, Royalty Accounting Distribution in escheat processing and reconciliation of foreign files.

  • Regular attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Support our BMI Core Values and cultivate a culture of diversity and inclusion.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; Associate degree in business field or commensurate experience is acceptable.
  • Minimum of 1 year of related work experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Ability to understand related accounting policies and procedures.

  • Exceptional attention to Detail: Thoroughness in accomplishing a task. Monitors and checks work or information and plans and organizes time and resources efficiently.

  • Continuous Learning: Demonstrates a desire and drive to acquire necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies to best serve the needs of the department. Demonstrates the ability to reflect on and learn from experiences.

  • Strong relationship building skills: Works collaboratively to develop positive working relationships in a team environment focused on quality and customer service.

  • Communication: Demonstrates strong verbal and written skills. Understands, complies with, and appropriately communicates relevant policies and processes.

  • Integrity: Earns others’ trust by behaving in an honest, fair, and ethical manner. Shows consistency in words and actions. Models high standards of ethics.

  • Accountability: Willingness to accept full responsibility in meeting performance expectations. Displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays strong commitment to the success of the department.

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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