Senior Royalty Accountant

  • New York, NY
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

TIDAL is a global music and entertainment streaming platform committed to creating a deeper connection between artists and fans through its library of more than 70 million songs, over 250,000 high quality videos, and available in over 60 countries. In addition, TIDAL offers its subscribers exclusive access to high-profile music and music videos, original content series, podcasts, documentaries, livestream concerts, tickets, merchandise and live experiences. Together, TIDAL and Square will be music-obsessed and artist-focused while we explore new artist tools, listener experiences, and access to financial systems that help artists be successful.

Job Description

You will:

  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual close activities which includes analyzing accounts on a vendor level, reviewing and posting journal entries, documenting and performing account reconciliations and resolving issues
  • Coordinate with other departments to resolve royalty accounting matters and inquiries
  • Understand abstracts, legal agreements and other related written documentation to verify that music rights holders' invoices follow contractual terms
  • Support different special projects and process improvement plans
  • Provide ad-hoc support for multiple teams (Accounting, Legal, Licensing, etc.) as well as external music labels and rights holders that require data analysis
  • Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile and resolve conflicts, deconstruct high-level information into details, and validate deliverables
  • Support external and internal auditors with annual audits and audit requests from music rights holders
  • Other ad hoc royalty projects


You have: 

  • Bachelor's degree with 4+ years' experience in Accounting roles preferably with Public and Private background with exposure to the Music Industry
  • CPA
  • Expert competency with MS excel (can perform complex functions)
  • Strong planning and organizational skills required
  • Strong analytical and problem solving with expert competency with MS Excel
  • Effective at writing and presenting analyses for a variety of partners / users
  • Re-engineer and scale business processes with automation
  • Must be a "hands-on" individual
  • Must be eligible to work in the US

Additional Information

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At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in person, manage their business, and access financing. Individuals use Cash App to spend, send, store, and invest money. And TIDAL is a global music and entertainment platform that expands Square's purpose of economic empowerment to artists. Square, Inc. has offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland, Spain, Norway, and the UK.

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