*** **** **** **. *** York, NY 10011
Results oriented Accounting and Accounts Receivable professional. Proven
record of effectively achieving revenue goals and meeting critical
deadlines, while cultivating productive customer relationships. Additional
areas of expertise:
. Financial Analysis
. Highly skilled in Excel, Cognos, SQL
. Revenue/ Expense Budgeting
EMI Music Publishing (Sony ATV) New York, NY 2010- Present
Manager Royalty Administration/ Audits
Accurately performed day-to-day accounting functions including
reconciliation, invoicing, income tracking and collections, and income
processing from all domestic and foreign sources. Managed writer audit
reviews and negotiated settlement discussions by outside auditors.
Responded effectively to estate claim and client income issues. Researched
and assisted in royalty system development and roll out.
. Designed and promoted improved financial royalty reporting.
Bourne Co. Music Publishing, New York, NY
2004 - 2010
Managed all day-to-day royalty accounting functions including licensing,
income tracking, invoicing, and processing from all domestic and foreign
sources. Prepared semi-annual client royalty distribution. Prepared and
conducted all client audit reviews. Managed month end and year end
closings. Prepared comprehensive budget management reports. Effectively
resolved estate claim and copyright issues.
. Established automated processing of incoming royalty data with third
. Researched and directed system and web site development.
. Managed short and long-range property management.
The Harry Fox Agency, New York, NY 2002-
Manager of Royalty Distribution
Managed royalty distributions between record labels and music publishers,
including establishing best practices, systems development and client
relations resulting in $390 million distributed annually in mechanical
. Worked with system designers developing automated distribution/
. Led the first distribution of informational statements detailing
Internet/ new media based uses.
. Responded and resolved publisher client inquiries regarding small, mid-
size and major record labels distributions.
EDUCATION/ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
B.A. Political Science, Queens College/ CUNY, New York, NY Graduated Cum