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Sr Manager, Global Royalty (NA)

Posted: Sep 13, 2018

UMPG - Franklin, TN

The Senior Manager has responsibility for UMPG’s global royalty processing and royalty administration systems. You will be experienced at leading a team and setting and meeting deadlines, measuring performance and reporting to senior management. The position reports to Senior Director, Global Royalty.

Job Functions:

  • Ensure royalty processing procedures are carried out for all designated global territories in accordance with controls.
  • Prioritize workload for the Global Royalties team adhering to agreed deadlines and royalty timetables.
  • Approval of final run closes for designated global territories.
  • Approval of system adjustments as presented by Global Royalties Analyst team.
  • Provide high level support and training for all global territories.
  • Prepare statistics and detailed royalty reporting for the territories and senior management.
  • Perform analysis of royalty data and processes, including client/rate structures, royalty calculation and financials.
  • Identify and recommend process improvements and assist with their implementation.
  • Assist with the design and testing of system upgrades.
  • Maintain and update royalty procedure and system documentation.
  • Ad hoc analyses and projects, as assigned.

Job Requirements:


  • Strong analytical background. Excellent organizational skills. Detail-oriented.
  • Willingness to assume responsibility for area and team.
  • Ability to meet deadlines quickly and accurately, multi-task and work well under pressure with changing priorities.
  • Advanced Excel skills and proficiency preferred in Microsoft Access.
  • Overtime as required.


  • 3 years + music publishing company experience preferably in a royalty administration-related role.
  • Experience managing, training and developing staff.
  • Experience using an AS400 system and/or copyright system preferred.


  • 4-year college degree in Business/Accounting or related area strongly preferred.

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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

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