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Contract Reporting Analyst (PH)

Walt Disney Studios
Burbank, CA 91502

Contract Reporting Analyst (PH)

Job ID 692855BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Music Group Date posted Aug. 05, 2019

Job Summary:

Disney Music Group is home to Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records, Disney Music Publishing, Buena Vista Records, and Disney Concerts. The labels genre-spanning rosters include (Grammy nominated) Demi Lovato, Queen (in the U.S.), Sofia Carson, ZZ Ward, Breaking Benjamin, Bea Miller, Sabrina Carpenter, Joywave, Olivia Holt, morgxn, Tini Stoessel, Dreamers, BOBI, DCappella, JD McCrary, Adam Hambrick and more. DMG also releases family music and film and television soundtracks such as the chart-topping Guardians of the Galaxy Beauty And The Beast, Descendants, Oscar-winning Coco and Moana soundtracks, and the Oscar and Grammy-winning Frozen soundtrack. Recent releases include Bohemian Rhapsody, the Oscar-nominated Mary Poppins Returns, Captain Marvel, and Dumbo. Upcoming soundtracks include Avengers: End Game, Aladdin, Toy Story 4, and The Lion King. DMG has a rich catalog with a lasting legacy that has impacted pop culture globally, including music from films like Snow White, Pinocchio, and Star Wars, artists like Annette Funicello, and beloved classics like Its A Small World. Disney Concerts licenses and produces hundreds of shows around the world, including Star Wars in Concert, Disney On Classic, Beauty and the Beast, Soy Luna, and many more.

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The Music Royalties department is responsible for the calculation, payment, and reporting of music royalties to artists and publishers for the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels. The team ensures that quarterly reportings are accurate, and are distributed and paid in accordance with contractual terms.


  • Set-up royalty rates based on contractual obligations
  • Handle US accounting on all revenue streams and configurations
  • Respond to inquiries from statement recipients
  • Ensure accuracy of royalty expense and activity through precise rate structures
  • Process and review royalty statements; identify and resolve outstanding issues
  • Liaise with Business Affairs, Licensing and other internal stakeholders to ensure that the full scope of royalty-bearing participants are properly accounted to
  • Partner with internal/external auditors to ensure complete information is available for audit review

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of in-depth knowledge of mechanical royalty accounting
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to apply logic and finance principles to solve complex problems from multiple stakeholders
  • Proven success in managing competing priorities

Preferred Education

  • Bachelors degree in Business or Accounting preferred

About Disney Music Group:

The music is the soundtrack of our lives from your favorite hits by popular artists to beloved tunes from films like Mary Poppins and Frozen. Find the music that rocks your world right here at the Disney Music Group (DMG), headquartered in Burbank and home to Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records, Disney Music Publishing and Disney Concerts. DMG releases film and television soundtracks from the worlds biggest entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, the legendary Star Wars, ABC and Disney Channel, alongside pop, dance, family music and the catalog of classic rock band Queen. DMG is also an innovator in music distribution and live concerts. If music is your passion, come be a part of the team that brings it to ears all over the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disneys stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Hollywood Records, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Music Group.

Hollywood Records, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.


Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-15

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Walt Disney Studios
Burbank, CA 91502

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