Ambitious, driven, detail-oriented Junior Analyst capable of producing results in fast paced environments. Achieved in adapting and
implementing innovative strategies with excellent
presentation, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
balancing priorities, meeting deadlines under pressure, and adapting in changing
attention to detail
Experience & extensive training in SAP
Expertise in MS Excel, Outlook & Powerpoint
Complex problem solving skills
Excellence in producing high quality work flow under tight deadlines
Royalties Analyst, 09/2014
to Current Sony Music Entertainment – Rutherford,
Oversee 3rd Party License Deals for "Special Market" accounts
Member of the EROS V.11 Team to test and approve updated royalty system rolling out in April 2017.
Review historical statements for auditors, and accurately identify and correct statement mistakes .
Provide accurate and timely answers to client questions regarding royalty statements and payments.
Finalize and certify statements are accurate and ready to be processed for payments in SAP before the contractual obligation of payment due dates expire.
Code royalty data based on contractual specifications within the computerized royalty system (EROS V.9) to generate periodic statements for royalty payouts and audit compliance.
Analyze and interpret royalty contracts for Artists and Producers under the Sony Catalog Umbrella based on historical data, audit modifications, and contractual language within the relevant Agreements.
Financial Analyst Intern, 12/2013
to 02/2014 Bedrock Brands, LLC – Irvington,
Consolidated financial data for key leadership meetings.
Calculated cash inflows and outflows within QuickBooks system.
Collected and reported monthly expense variances and explanations.
Created and maintained accurate financial statements for year-end reporting.
Compiled financial reports pertaining to cash receipts, expenditures, profits and loss.
Updated databases for monthly sales to forecast future financial performance in the upcoming year.
Monitored and analyzed financial, statistical, and operational data trends within the industry sector.
Bachelor of Science: Business Management Finance,
2014 East Stroudsburg University - East Stroudsburg,
Minor in Psychology
Investments Club Member
Advanced coursework: Financial Management & Accounting, International Finance, Economics, Organizational Strategy, Communications, and Social Psychology.
Decreased total outstanding pending and unmatched accrual sales by over $4mm
Corrected overstated royalty accounts resulting in nearly $1mm in profit back to the Record Labels
Managed several high profile Artist accounts with over $1 million in royalty earnings per year
Designed and implemented an innovative standardized workflow solution for creating Artist Notes and Contract Abstracts to provide clarity to Label Heads and Auditors when renegotiating Artist deals.