Software Application Consultant
Conducted Client/end-user training for Record Maestro and Music Maestro software applications
Provided direct client technical service and support for software products and services via phone, email and on-site engagement, diagnosing, resolving and escalating issues when required.
Gathered and documented client requirements for new functionality, features and/or interfaces.
Produced clear, concise functional specifications, data flows and test specifications from which the development teams will develop new products, product enhancements and solutions.
Developed and maintain in-depth technical, product functionality and operational knowledge of Vistex’s Counterpoint Suite software products specialized in Record Maestro and Music Maestro.
Actively tested and participated in the quality assurance activities for products; provide feedback to development teams on product performance, stability, quality and supportability.
Used case management tools to document problems, to provide updates (internally and to clients) and to record resolutions.
Developed system, support, and training documentation for use internally and with clients/end-users.
Sr. Music Royalty Analyst
Warner Bros. Entertainment
2010 - 2016
Responsible with analyzing and interpreting royalty contracts and setting up the Record Maestro royalty system. Prepared royalty payment statements for Artist-Producer and Publishers in compliance with auditing and tax requirements.
Reviewed historical data for the preparation of accurate projection models to enable revenue forecasts.
Reviewed and interpreted the terms and conditions of royalty agreements resolving royalty disputes.
Performed desktop royalty statement reviews. Summarized and analyzed artist, producer and songwriter contracts. Maintained Counterpoint song database ensuring accurate registration with ASCAP/BMI and Copyright Office.
Oversaw royalty accounts on behalf of recording artist’s music publishers and songwriters. Determined
royalty allocation. Corresponded with management, labels, accountants and artists.
SENIOR – ROYALTY AUDITOR Motion Picture Profit Participation
Sills & Gentile a division of
Green Hasson & Janks LLP – Los Angeles
June 2008 – June 2009 –
Prepared audit plan based on procedures outlined in engagement letter.
Determined the extent of test-checking required in an audit and selects the transactions to be tested.
Conducted analytical testing and draw conclusions based on test results; Test breakeven points.
Analyzed and create claims relating to studio interest calculations.
Identified, recognized and investigated potential audit issues.
Drafted audit comments and claims and prepared report exhibits; proof reports.
Performed the broadest range of accounting tasks with minimum direct participation of managers or
partners. Developed expertise for the assigned studios, offer advice regarding such studios among
the Royalty Group and clients.
Updated work papers and procedure manuals that may serve as a guide to the Royalty Group.
Offered suggestions to improve audit procedures. Assist in litigation support.
Responsible for training and supervising Accounting Staff.
UCLA Extension - Certificate
Business Management of Entertainment for Film, Television, Interactive Media and the Internet
specialized in Finance and Accounting
Toronto School of Business - Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma
Baccalaureate Diploma in Humanities
Counterpoint - Music Maestro, Jaguar Software system - Royalty Management, FilemakerPro, ORACLE,
SAP, AS 400, Datafaction, Legacy, E-Pace