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Warner Music Group Sr. Analyst, Business Intelligence in New York, New York

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: Sr. Analyst , Business Intelligence

A little bit about our team:

WMG’s Business Intelligence team (BI) works to influence WMG’s strategy and day-to-day operations by developing thoughtful insights & intelligence from its core business practices. The BI team works with various departments across our central Functional Areas as well as the Recorded Music & Publishing Divisions to understand the trends and dynamics that drive the constant evolution of WMG’s business. This position sits within the Market Insights segment of the BI team, and works with Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, WMX Finance, and the Labels to provide financial forecasting and analysis of the music industry and of our Digital Service Providers. Our goal for this role is to strengthen our ability to anticipate how and where the industry is evolving, and critically to help build and maintain financial models used for decision-making processes. The teams we work with are located throughout the world with over 40 offices worldwide.

Your role:

Data is the lifeblood of today’s music business. Business Intelligence sits at the intersection of Strategy and Operations; where key issues are analyzed, and global strategy is developed. This role will be key to informing navigational decision-making at the highest levels of WMG. You will use forecasting, advanced financial modeling, and research skills to constantly improve our signals intelligence as we aim to better understand how the ever-evolving digital landscape will impact our future. This is a highly visible role within a mission-critical team that produces intelligence sought-after by the entire organization. You will engage with C-level and Senior executives throughout the organization who will depend on your knowledge and output to make their decisions. In Business Intelligence we believe in continuous learning, we’re highly collaborative, and we never stop thinking about the future of the music industry. We can’t wait for you to join us.

Here you’ll get to:

  • Support the development and maintenance of forecast models including global music industry, digital advertising, physical formats, and more.

  • Update / maintain monthly U.S. financial and operating metrics from Digital ServiceProviders and participate in preparing variance explanations with WMX Finance team.

  • Become the trusted Market Insights partner for our record labels by preparing and communicating regular market conditions analysesand updates.

  • Prepare and consolidate key businessmetrics for executive monthly report, working in tandem with Corporate Finance to develop perspective on music industry performance and comparable WMG metrics.

  • Conduct ad hoc analyses alongside Business Intelligence as needed by the business.

  • Assist with submitting public information to third-party industry organizations such as the IFPI and RIAA.

  • Assist with preparing presentations for meetings with senior management and internal business reviews.

  • Work closely with WMG’s Finance, Data, Technology, and Business Development teams.

About you:

Required Competencies and Skills

  • Highly developed analytics, problem solving, and visual storytelling skills

  • Ability to synthesize quantitative data and qualitative intelligence points into cohesive insights.

  • Intermediate to advanced SQL skills

  • Advanced financial modeling skills

  • ExcellentExcel and PowerPoint skills and attention to detail

  • Results oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at a time

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong experience with building and iterating on decks/presentations, data file backup

  • Intellectual curiosity, passion for music and data

Education / Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business Analytics, or Accounting from a top university.

  • 2-3 years minimumexperience in a business and/or financial analytics role.

We’d love it if you also had:

  • 1-2 years of Investment Banking, Consulting, or Business Development experience.

  • Experience with SAC (SAP Analytics Cloud)

About us:

As the home to 300 Elektra, Asylum, Atlantic, East West, 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.

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


Salary Range

$85,000 to $100,000 Annually

Salary Ranges are included for all NY, California job postings and 100% remote roles where talent can be located. 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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