Administrative Assistant, Finance

Universal Music Group team


This position reports to the CFO of UMPG and will assist CFO and the small global finance team. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, able to work independently, a multi-tasker in a sometimes fast-paced environment, extremely organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to determine priorities.
How you’ll CREATE:
  • Answer telephones
  • Manage calendar
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Prepare expense reports
  • Prepare and/or update financial schedules using Excel
  • Become familiar with Hyperion HFM to run reports and analyze transactions for accuracy
  • Run reports from UMPG’s internal Business Intelligence and royalty system to assist with analyzing financial results
  • Research consumption patterns for various artists
  • Maintain UMPG’s global organizational charts and headcount overviews
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned, including organizing events – sometimes overseas


  • 2-3 years supporting an executive required
  • Must be a team player as this is a small department
  • Must be able to handle confidential information appropriately
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, be motivated, very organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interest in music (publishing), finance/accounting preferable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience with General Ledger software will be helpful – SAP preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of college, including some accounting classes

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays, “Gift Week”, Summer Fridays
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Employee Developmental Support
  • Annual Gym Reimbursement Package
  • Pet Insurance, plus much more!

How to apply

Apply via link

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Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group (UMG) is the world leader in music-based entertainment, with a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. Featuring the most comprehensive catalog of recordings and songs across every musical genre, UMG identifies and develops artists and produces and distributes the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music in the world. Committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship, UMG fosters the development of services, platforms and business models in order to broaden artistic and commercial opportunities for our artists and create new experiences for fans. Universal Music Group's labels include A&M Records, Astralwerks, Blue Note Records, Capitol Christian Music Group, Capitol Records, Capitol Records Nashville, Caroline, Decca, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, Emarcy, EMI Records Nashville, Fonovisa, Geffen Records, Harvest, Interscope Records, Island Records, Machete Music, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Motown Records, Polydor Records, Republic Records, Universal Music Latino, Verve Label Group, Virgin Records, Virgin EMI Records, as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. UMG's catalog is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). UMG also includes Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry's premier music publishing operations worldwide and Bravado, the leading provider of consumer, lifestyle and branding services to recording artists and entertainment brands around the world. Universal Music Group is a Vivendi company.

Job Details

Posted on Nov 16

Santa Monica, CA, USA

Full time