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Warner Music Group Finance Consultant in Los Angeles, California

Job Description:

At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:

  • Music is Everything : Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.

  • Global Growth, Local Expertise : Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.

  • Innovation and Insight : Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.

  • Empowered by People : Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.

We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.

Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds – an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.

Job Title: Financial Business Development Analyst (Consultant)

Your role:

This position within the Global Catalog Deal Team is responsible for leading WMG’s deal analysis and executive approval process, among other strategic projects.

Here you’ll get to:

  • Manage financial and strategic analysis of all Global Catalog deals by collaborating with different business units to model investment returns, establish strategic rationale, and present deals to executive management for approval

  • Lead financial due diligence for new and existing artist deals and follow through with post mortem analyses post execution

  • Partner with executive team in establishing best practices and optimizing deal structures

  • Leverage in-depth understanding of market dynamics to support and challenge the team during deal negotiations

  • Manage approval process for executive approval-level deals, including preparation and submission of transaction summaries

About you:

  • Deep understanding of finance and cash flow concepts/principles as well as NPV and IRR calculations

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to identify and solve problems; critical thinking skills

  • Excel super user (VBA, keyboard shortcuts, etc.)

  • Ability to quickly learn new systems and develop new processes

  • Ability to communicate with senior level management team

  • Ability to analyze large data sets and draw conclusions

  • Self-starter with a strong desire to learn and develop

  • Ability to work independently as well as to work as part of a team

  • Knowledge of music/media industry strong plus

We’d love it if you also had:

  • BA in Finance, Economics or Accounting

  • 5+ years of finance-related experience in corporate finance, consulting, business development, or other analytical role

About us:

As the home to Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. Redefining what it means to be a music company in the 21st century, our consumer brands include trend-setters like UPROXX, Songkick, HipHopDX, and EMP. We’re the home to WMX – the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.

Love this job and want to apply?

Click the “Apply” link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.

Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.

Effective October 1st, this position will require being in the office 4 days a week. We believe that an in-office presence is critical for talent development, collaboration and building strong relationships.

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Salary Range

$40.00 to $50.00 Hourly

Salary ranges are included for job postings where required by law. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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