Content Accountant, Label Royalties

Spotify Royalties & Accounting team is looking for a Content Accountant to support the global content accounting operations team. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years experience in a royalties or accounting function within the content and/or music industry. The position is based in New York City.

What you will do:

  • Reconcile and approve invoices prior to payments being made to content owners
  • Preparation and/or review of monthly account reconciliations
  • Help lead the implementation of best practices on the content team to scale our business to support the global expansion plans
  • Develop and/or refine content accounting processes and procedures
  • Support external, 3rd party and internal audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility
  • Work cross functionally with Technical Accounting, Finance, Legal, Content, Sales, Sales Operations, FP&A, Billing, AR, IT, Tax and various business owners on policies, processes and programs, and help drive key system initiatives and improvements
  • Other responsibilities include but not limited to participate in special projects, ERP implementation, system enhancements or ad hoc analyses as assigned
  • Occasional travel may be required in the role

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with CPA or CA preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a royalties or accounting function, preferably from the content and/or music industry
  • Experience with major ERP system required (Oracle, SAP or Netsuite)
  • Excellent time and self-management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask to meet deadlines required
  • Strong excel skills and experience with extremely large data sets
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced and constantly changing environment
  • Previous experience with IFRS and/or SOX is a plus
  • Content and/or music Industry experience a plus

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.

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