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Creative Sync Coordinator (Los Angeles, CA)

Primary Wave Music is the leading independent publisher of iconic and legendary music in the world. The company is home to some of the most iconic songwriters, artists, and record labels across the history of recorded music including Sun Records, Bob Marley, Stevie Nicks, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Smokey Robinson, Whitney Houston, Burt Bacharach, Prince, Olivia Newton-John, Ray Charles, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, War, Robbie Robertson, Count Basie, Sly & The Family Stone, Boston, Alice Cooper, Paul Anka, Boy George and Culture Club, Allee Willis, Leon Russell, Free, Toots & The Maytals, Steve Cropper, Glenn Gould, Air Supply, Holly Knight, Godsmack, Disturbed, Devo, Donny Hathaway,
Nicky Chinn, Noel Hogan (Cranberries), Dan Wilson, KT Tunstall, Patrick Leonard, Sturken & Rogers, and many more. Throughout the company’s 15-year existence, Primary Wave Music has embraced an entrepreneurial spirit, offering and executing proactive one-of-a-kind ideas, unique services, and marketing campaigns for our artists. Primary Wave has earned a stellar reputation for being forward-thinking and re-introducing classic artists and their music into the modern marketplace as well as nurturing young talent to become legends themselves. This success is based upon our team of seasoned and creative executives collaboratively working together closely with our artists as partners. As a company, we strive for excellence in the pursuit of iconic artists and catalogs that not only reflect great artistry but impact and influence culture.

We are seeking an exceptional Los Angeles-based candidate for a Creative Sync Coordinator role with our team. The focus of the Creative Sync Coordinator role is to contribute creative and administrative support across all areas of Sync Department activity.

The ideal candidate for the Coordinator role:

● Has minimum 2 years experience working in music publishing, licensing, or similar role
● Is very passionate about classic and contemporary music of all styles
● Is an ambitious self-starter who is also passionate about the music and entertainment industries
● Is a team player and works well in a collaborative environment
● Knows the fundamentals of music publishing and licensing
● Has experience with various digital audio formats, knows advanced features of iTunes as well as
Disco or similar online music pitching platforms
● Has experience with Microsoft Excel and Office Suite
● Has experience using Mailchimp or similar e-blast design platforms
● Has experience with Photoshop or other similar graphics program
● Has excellent overall attention to detail
● Is constantly curious and always up for new challenges
In the position, the Coordinator would:
● Update and manage spreadsheet data of detailed sync placement activity
● Process incoming sync licensing requests and approvals for various media
● Help ingest and tag audio catalogs into our sync pitch system
● Convert and archive digital audio and video files
● Create song playlists from our deep catalogs to support the sync team’s pitching to various
projects across film/tv/advertising/video games and more
● Actively pitch for creative sync opportunities in various media
● Help plan music showcases and other sync department events

The compensation package includes salary, benefits, and 401k.

Please email resumes to apply apply-sync@primarywave.com

 

HR Generalist (New York, NY)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and empathetic colleague with a dedicated work ethic and a sharp mind who will be responsible for employee relations and be the go-to face of our Human Resources department. The role reports to the COO and will work closely with our PEO, as well as all staff in our NY, LA and TX offices.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Onboarding and offboarding of employees
• Reviewing company policies & practices to ensure best practices are implemented
• Administering training & development programs; acting as a liaison for company policies re: anti-
harassment, anti-discrimination, diversity & inclusion, etc.
• Lending guidance for our Racial Equity Task Force and other internal action groups
• Establishing and managing a company-wide performance evaluation & advancement program
• Performing an annual review of benefits programs (medical, dental, vision, commuter, disability, etc.)
Experience and Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience
• Proven experience as an HR Generalist
• Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures
• Strong knowledge of employment/labor laws
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Superb analytical and problem-solving skills
• Must be self-motivated with an intellectual curiosity

Please submit resumes to careers@primarywave.com

 

Internal Auditor (New York, NY)

We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague with a dedicated work ethic and a sharp mind who will be responsible for implementing SOX compliance, developing internal controls documentation, and conducting internal audits to test the efficacy of internal controls. This position reports to the CFO and will work closely with the finance, accounting, and other operational teams.

As the Internal Auditor, we will rely on you to successfully perform the following duties:
• Leading the process to address risks, the effectiveness of internal controls, and the documentation of such controls and accounting policies
• Collaborating with management to facilitate the implementation of an Enterprise Risk Management program
• Executing audits per the Internal Audit plan and as otherwise directed by Internal Audit management
• Documenting and evaluating audit results, and communicating with the appropriate levels of management
• Utilizing state of the art audit methodology and technology; complying with all internal and external policies & regulations
• Staying abreast of internal audit and financial reporting standards and trends and integrating them into the annual audit plan, as necessary
• Proposing creative and pragmatic solutions
• Other project work determined necessary by senior management or the Audit Committee, including, but not limited to, the following: process improvement reviews, review of accounting policy, review of compliance with policies, post acquisition evaluation, communication of best practices, and projects specifically requested by management

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree required, along with 6+ years of relevant work experience
• Minimum of 3 years of public accounting experience and CPA certification required
• Minimum of 3 years of in-house experience with a public company preferred
• Knowledge of current auditing methodologies & standards
• Familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance requirements and testing
• Ability to write and verbally communicate audit results, write audit reports and develop presentations for management
• Ability to read, interpret and analyze financial statements
• Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy; excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to multi-task and manage time to prioritize tasks
• Must be self-motivated with an intellectual curiosity, highly motivated to seek opportunities to add value to the organization

To apply click HERE
 

Financial Analyst (New York, NY)

We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague with a dedicated work ethic and a sharp mind who will be responsible for financial modeling, business planning, and reporting. This position reports to the CFO and will play an integral role in support for investor relations.

As the Financial Analyst, we will rely on you to successfully perform the following duties:
• Preparing and maintaining 3-statement financial models to project fund performance, capital accounts, returns and tax consequences
• Modeling “what if” scenarios with respect to partner allocation and return streams
• Preparing annual budgets, quarterly reforecasts, and measuring performance against both
• Leading FP&A with regard to Net Publisher’s Share revenue and other key performance indicators (KPIs) through communication with the royalties & data team & marketing teams, trend analysis, and other big data research
• Working with accounting and investment teams to build out annual and quarterly reporting metrics and financial disclosures
• Participate in investor relations as pertains to fund performance and tax planning
• Performing ad-hoc special projects to support management and investor needs
•Communicating regularly and effectively with management to ensure accuracy of real-time decisions

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree required, along with 5+ years of relevant finance work experience
• Private equity and/or investment banking background preferred
• Strong proficiency in Excel with excellent modeling skills required
• Ability to synthesize data and create reports from scratch
• Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
• Ability to multi-task and manage time to prioritize tasks
• Must be self-motivated with an intellectual curiosity
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

To apply click HERE
 

Bookkeeper (New York, NY)

Job Description:
We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague with a dedicated work ethic and a sharp mind who will be responsible for full-cycle accounts payable, accounts receivable, balance sheet reconciliations, data entry, GL coding, and month-end
closing processes. This role reports to the Fund Controller.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Accounts Payable – expense report reconciliations, coding, and processing vendor invoices to enter approval queue. Researching and resolving vendor invoice and payment issues. Other A/P-related duties as needed.
• Accounts Receivable – invoicing clients as needed, reconciling payments received and assisting the income tracking team in following up on receivables.
• Performing bank account, credit card and other balance sheet reconciliations.
• Journal Entries/Month-End Closing – Working with the Fund Controller to book month-end entries such as expense accruals, prepaid and other close entries, and running Financial Statements.
• Monitoring and maintaining an impeccable internal control environment.
• Handling year-end tax reporting requirements such as 1099 and 1042 filings.
• Performing ad-hoc special projects as needed.
• Communicating regularly and effectively with management to ensure accuracy of real-time decisions.

Experience and Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree required, with 3+ years of relevant finance work experience
• Mix of private equity, private and public bookkeeping preferred
• Solid understanding of bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles required
• Experience with enterprise software; experience with Sage Intacct and other AP systems a plus
• Ability to meet deadlines with varying degrees of pressure and able to handle confidential information responsibly
• Ability to multi-task and manage time to prioritize tasks
• Must be self-motivated with an intellectual curiosity
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills

To apply click HERE