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US independent label ATO Records is seeking a Head of Finance in New York

Company: ATO Records

Location: New York, United States

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 26th July 2018

The role responsibilities are:

    • Work closely with GM and business management to oversee the financial well-being of the company
      Maintain macro-level, label-wide budgets, and projections
    • Liaise with GM and legal department across all business affairs aspects especially artist contracts, licensing deal, and international agreements
    • Approve individual project allocations for, on average, 25 releases per year
    • Prepare royalty accounting, including quarterly mechanical statements and monthly, quarterly, semi-annual artist/producer royalty statements
    • Ensure royalty accountings are reported accurately in compliance with agreements and on a timely basis
    • Maintain and archive department files
    • Manage accounts payable, accounts receivable, and sales tracking, audits, and ingestions
    • Position will work across all company verticals, with close dealings with GM, business management, legal department, and administration staff
    • Update copyright and asset claims periodically with the US Copyright office, SoundExchange, and Neighboring Rights societies, respectively


    • Familiarity with common recording deal structures, royalty calculations and royalty software
    • Candidate must be excellent at reading through and understanding contracts/deals
    • Ability to read and apply artist contract terms and mechanical/DPD license terms in royalty system
    • Prepare, summarize and interpret analytics in a concise, digestible, and usable manner
    • Strong analytical and mathematical abilities
    • Results driven
    • Ability to maintain a professional and positive attitude while working with multiple personalities, departments, and outside contacts
    • Extremely detail-oriented and highly organized
    • Ability to manage large workloads and effectively prioritize demands
    • Open to exploring and suggesting new commercially viable business opportunities
    • Ability to maintain high levels of accuracy
    • Strong problem-solving skills a plus
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Quickbooks, RoyaltyShare a plus

All interested candidates can submit an application via email to:

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