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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary
Senior Analyst with 14 years' experience in music publishing, licensing and royalties.
Committed and motivated with exceptional customer service and decision making skills. 
Strong work ethic,professional demeanor and great initiative.
Highlights
  • Management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Thrives under pressure
  • Adaptable
  • Focused
  • Proficient in SAP
Experience
01/2006 to Current
Sr. Royalty Analyst Warner Music Group City, STATE,
  • Analyze and apply the mechanical licensing and other related royalty provisions in WMG’s agreements with its recording artists and producers and in other agreements between songwriters and their publishing companies and administrators
  • Research song titles and information about songwriters and music publishers using industry resources and websites maintained by organizations such as The Harry Fox Agency and performing rights societies like ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC Confirm publishing “splits”, publisher and writer credits, and vendor/payee names, addresses and other information with various music publishing companies and other publishing rights administrators
  • Project Management- Copyright Ledger and Eros licensing system.
  • Work with accounts payable to resolve any and all Vendor issues.
10/2004 to 01/2006
Tracking Coordinator Warner/Chappell Music, Inc City, STATE,
  • Researched domestic and foreign album sales that contain Warner owned copyrights that have not been paid or paid incorrectly.
  • Contact and maintain relationships with financial representatives at various labels in order to effectively collect outstanding royalties.
  • Key contact for Latin collections/licensing with HFA License old counterclaims that have been recently resolved which in turn has increased Warner's bottom line by an average of 5% per quarter; calculate approximate pipe-line income from foreign affiliates based on sale history; prioritize Warner's catalogue by the top 10% income earners in order to prepare excel sheets, system reports for Senior Vice President of the department.
  • Work independently on projects as assigned by Sr.VP; review foreign charts and ensure all income sources, including performing rights organizations, are set for timely payment; work with heirs, managers, attorney's in reviewing client's uncollected income.
  • Researched HFA,BMI,ASCAP for proper registration of titles and publisher information; review reduced rate requests and controlled composition clauses for licensing.
08/2002 to 10/2004
Royalty Income Specialist , ,
  • Processed incoming royalty statements for all active songs in Warner's catalogue.
  • Diligently research works on "suspense list" in order to post income to appropriate songs which helped distribute an additional $200,000 per quarter to songwriters worldwide.
  • Maintained all income source files for easy research by entire royalty department (15 persons).
  • Worked weekends as a team member of "end of quarter royalty runs" for Warner's 1 million copyright catalogue.
  • Used tape interface/EDI files to transfer royalties to Warner's system.
  • Contacted income sources to resolve royalty problems, discrepancies, as needed.
Education
Expected in to to
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Pierce College - Woodland Hills, CA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Pierce College

Job Titles Held:

  • Sr. Royalty Analyst
  • Tracking Coordinator
  • Royalty Income Specialist

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