Concord

Manager, Financial Reporting and Analysis

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
ID 2024-1674
Category
Accounting and Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

CONCORD IS THE INDEPENDENT, WORLDWIDE LEADER IN THE DEVELOPMENT, ACQUISITION, AND MANAGEMENT OF RECORDED MUSIC, MUSIC PUBLISHING, AND THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE RIGHTS.

With offices in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Miami, London, and Berlin, Concord has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters, and a vast and historic catalog of works by some of the most treasured names in music history.

As the Manager, Financial Reporting and Analysis, plays a key role in updating forecasts based on release date changes and uploading budgets into Cognos Planning Analytics (PA). The position also involves generating project performance P&Ls for actuals vs budgets, managing the system data for creating catalog budgets. The position also supports updating existing financial models for detailed cost of sales planning. Strong system skills, attention to detail, and effective communication are essential for success in this role.

 

Responsibilities

What you’ll do:

Budget Management:

  • Actualize the budget and live forecast models when the month is closed.
  • Replace budget challenges and assumptions with real projects/releases.
  • Adjust forecasts in response to release date changes for up-to-date financial planning.
  • Support updating the budget models for detailed cost of sales planning, ensuring accuracy.
  • Manage the system data used for creating the budgets/forecasts for catalog and new release labels.
  • Upload budgets and forecasts into the Cognos PA software.

Reporting and Analysis:

  • Create Actual vs Budget reports for 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, and the full year performance.
  • Build and distribute weekly release schedule reports to relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide data related to the annual Budget / Forecast as requested.

System Implementation:

  • Assist with testing the new release model built in (Cognos PA).
  • Support testing the new Cognos budgeting templates.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects related to Cognos PA work.

Qualifications

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or Finance
  • 3-5 years of finance and accounting experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel ability (Xlookup, Sumif, Pivot Table, Sort and Filter Large Data, Manage Links).
  • Ability to work within different systems (e.g. Cognos, NetSuite). Experience with Cognos Planning and Analytics is plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with large sets of data
  • Strong financial reporting experience and ability to present explanation of results
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem resolution skills
  • Ability to simultaneously work on multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Good judgement, particularly with respect to confidential matters

*This is a hybrid role requiring 3 days minimum on-site.

 

Salary range: $110,000 - 140,000

 

At Concord, we offer comprehensive medical and wellness benefits, generous time off, parental leave, charity match, paid time off for volunteering, and other fun company perks. We have beautiful new offices and a culture committed to supporting everyone’s growth and development.

 

Concord is an equal opportunity employer. We employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We believe that diversity, inclusion and equity is paramount for the creation of music, theater and film that celebrates and empowers all cultures.

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