As a new market option for independent artists, UnitedMasters supplies high quality tunes distribution providers and facilitates exceptional partnerships between artists and the world’s greatest brands. We allow artists to sustain full possession in excess of their grasp recording rights though introducing them to tens of millions of new followers all over the world by way of our direct model partnerships.
The UnitedMasters team is built up of musicians, entrepreneurs, engineers and storytellers with backgrounds from Beats, Apple, YouTube, SoundCloud, Pandora and a lot more. We get the job done hand in hand with the award-winning imaginative teams that forge those people modern partnerships at Translation.
# What’s the function?
The VP/Director of Finance serves as a strategic business enterprise lover and finance guide for the UnitedMasters enterprise and govt crew.
In this part, he/she will give each day, hands-on methods, evaluation and support to the Management Workforce, Merchandise Management and Tunes teams as they supply marketplace leading artist services for the major unbiased artists in the planet. The combination of Translation, our in-home artistic agency, and UnitedMasters creates a exceptional price proposition and alternatives for brands and artists to connect in the middle of our two-sided market.
The VP/Director will direct day to working day finance support of the UnitedMasters workforce such as oversight of artist royalty payments and ROI, solution and strategic initiative prioritization, spending budget/small business arranging and monetary reporting and Controllership. A palms-on expert who is passionate about their staff, music, and about-offering in a get started-up and quickly paced atmosphere will excel in this position. Audio, streaming or media experience is strongly most well-liked, but skill to adapt to technology and approach enhancement is essential.
Essential Tasks You will Individual
- Supply exceptional working day to day oversight of UnitedMasters money reporting, organizing, danger administration and method improvement. Guide a smaller crew of royalty accountants and analysts supported by a shared companies centralized finance team (accounting, AP, AR, payroll, etcetera.)
- Assist increase the Profits per Energetic Dispersed Artists and Web Subscription Income for every UM Subscriber to realize our extended assortment targets
- Function closely with the UnitedMasters music direct, engineering guide, products lead and other important administrators to assist establish/buy/associate choices, pricing, product financial investment prioritization, and other working day to working day and strategic setting up.
- Challenge the status quo – talk to hard queries to base out strategic and operational priorities to ensure they are primary to predicted benefits and prolonged term economical success for UnitedMasters.
- Own the UM P&L from prime to bottom – act as a CFO/Organization Spouse.
- Supply insights and arrange info to enhance determination creating
# Who are we seeking for?
- 6-12 decades qualified expertise, with a observe document in money reporting, FP&A, small business husband or wife and strategic arranging for advanced organizations.
- Means to utilize facts and evaluation to elaborate problems – offer management with situation organizing and possibilities to improve investor return in UM.
- Palms on chief who can mentor and do – must be able to make advanced monetary versions, helpful written interaction in shows and memos, add value daily
- Can establish constant and successful procedures and delegate responsibilities / ownership properly to give excellent support to the UM business enterprise and Finance team
- Can lead to a senior leadership staff that is clear, consequence focused, supportive of each and every other and inclined to run to issues.
- Wide more than enough finance working experience to know where by risks may materialize, how accounting may effects operational selections, and the complexities concerned to support products launches or other UM initiatives.
- Prior experience with subtle Enterprise Resource Setting up programs (NetSuite, ADP, and so on.)
- Prior knowledge with subscription and advertising and marketing / media related small business versions a moreover.
- Strategic, passionate and fearless issue-solver, who enjoys to dig in
- Understands great importance of controllership, ethics, and sound final decision earning
- Accountable and dedicated group participant
About Translation Enterprises
Translation Enterprises, composed of Translation LLC and UnitedMasters, is a minority-owned advertising and marketing and technological know-how organization empowering brand names and artists to forge genuine connections with audiences at scale by means of a one of a kind blend of actionable insights, engineering, and storytelling.
Translation was started on the energy of society to propel discourses, tendencies, and movements – and a lot more importantly, be the most unapologetic determinant of what is appropriate. For in excess of 15 years, Translation has partnered with makes and creators to make and increase disruptive platforms that foster further group engagement. This encounter has specified us unparalleled insight into the dynamics of culture and affinities that link men and women with each other. Backed by Alphabet, Andreessen Horowitz, and 21st Century Fox, we are reimagining how brand names and artists inform their tales, produce price, and push tradition ahead.