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Job ad: Kobalt Music Group – Income Tracking Analyst (London)

By | Published on Tuesday 28 August 2018


Our successful and fast-growing Neighbouring Rights team at Kobalt is looking for an Income Tracking Analyst. This is a completely new role where you would be responsible for implementing and maintaining efficient royalty tracking and analysis processes for income receipts from Collective Management Organisations (CMOs) around the world.

To be successful in the role, you need to be a self-motivated, hardworking individual with great analytic skills and a can-do attitude. You need to be comfortable with, and able to communicate and explain complex matters to both internal and external contacts.

This is an exciting opportunity for somebody looking to define and implement additional workflows and processes into the existing framework of the Neighbouring Rights team.

Founded in 2000 by Willard Ahdritz, Kobalt is creating the music company of the future. Kobalt is a global music and technology company built for artists, songwriters, publishers and labels as an alternative to the traditional music business model. Kobalt have built the technology infrastructure to enable better reporting and for artists to maintain ownership and control over how their work is distributed, tracked, collected, and monetized. This global technology platform is able to track and collect royalties for the billions of micro-payments per song in digital music today.

KNR prides itself on its bespoke, robust service to clients, drawing on secondary data to test reporting by collecting societies and negotiating the complex distribution policies and qualifying criteria in order to maximise revenues to artists. KNR represents, amongst others, Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa, Sam Smith, Passenger, Icona Pop, John Newman, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

What would you do as an Income Tracking Analyst at Kobalt?

• Define and implement processes for efficient income tracking and analysis
• Review income receipts from CMOs
• Raise and follow up tracking claims at CMOs around the world
• Keep up to date with CMOs accounting rules and qualification criteria
• Work closely with the other KNR teams to establish income tracking priorities
• Communicate findings to KNR teams and Senior Management
• Ad hoc analysis tasks as required

You will ideally have

• Analytical skills and “tech savvy” with an ability to specify system development requirements relating to income tracking tools and reports
• Project management experience
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy & comfortable working with large data sets
• Excellent written and spoken English + communication skills with ability to adapt communication to a diverse audience
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills & proficiency across the other MS Office applications
• Ability to organise and prioritise work as well as work independently
• SQL experience would be an advantage

You may be working for music publishing or recording business, ideally in income tracking, royalties or other analytical role, but most importantly you are a self-starter with strong analytical and critical thinking abilities who takes initiative to streamline processes.

How to apply

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