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Licensing & Royalties Manager

North Hollywood, CA
We are looking for a self-motivated professional who loves a challenge.  If you are a logical reasoner who also enjoys puzzle solving, then this position is for you.  The manager will work with a Senior Analyst and for a Senior Manager.

Job Description:
  • Oversee all aspects of contract compliance audits of record companies, music publishers, production companies and licensees of intellectual property, related to entertainment and technology
  • Review, interpret, and summarize recording, publishing, production, and intellectual property license agreements
  • Prepare and manage the execution of audit programs and checklists.
  • Manage and analyze large data sets
  • Perform and manage on site and remote fieldwork
  • Correspond with clients their business partners and representatives
  • Prepare written audit reports, including supporting schedules and calculations
  • Assist in audit settlement negotiations
  • Assist partners with budgeting for anticipated audit engagements
  • Assist partners and manage special projects
  • Review the work of associates and senior associates
  • Train associates and senior associates in all areas of licensing
  • Manage assigned associates and senior associates, including administrative tasks, performance reviews, and availability for questions and concerns
  • Candidate must be willing to travel domestically and internationally

Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6+ years of previous work experience in licensing/royalty compliance
  • Able to understand complex agreements to identify compliance risk areas
  • Expert knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and other functions
  • Access and audit engagement software
  • The candidate must:
    • Be a self-motivated and detail-oriented analytical thinker
    • Possess the ability to multitask
    • Possess excellent verbal/written communication skills and reading comprehension
    • Understand mathematical and accounting/auditing principles
    • Work both independently and in a team environment
    • Be eager to learn new skills and concepts
    • Work in a fast-paced environment

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