Intern - Music Publishing - Finance
Reservoir Media ManagementNew York, NY
Part Time Unpaid Internship
Position: Finance/Accounting Internship
Term: Spring 2018
Location: West Village/Soho, New York, NY
The Finance/Accounting internship will provide meaningful and educational real-world experience within the scope of an independent music publishing company. Reservoir's objective in hosting all interns is to provide valuable preparation for a professional career in the entertainment industry. Reservoir's internship program is part time and students may earn college credit upon completion of the internship.
Finance/Accounting Intern Rotation:
Finance/Accounting interns will rotate through the following areas, including, but not limited to:
• Assisting with journal entries and month-end close using Timberline and Sage Live accounting
• Tracking and processing payments for overhead vendors, clients and deals
• Assisting in preparation of monthly financial statements and reporting packages
• Becoming familiar with royalty terminology, processes and various reporting's
• Assisting with creating and organizing account reconciliations and variance analyses
• Client maintenance within Vistex Music Maestro
Finance/Accounting intern candidates must have experience using Microsoft Excel. Candidates must be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a music business, accounting, finance, or related program and have knowledge of US GAAP. A desire to work in the music industry, great attitude, eagerness to learn, and willingness to take initiative are essential. Attractive candidates will also be highly organized with great interpersonal skills and the ability to be proactive and take initiative. Attention to detail, dependability, commitment, and professional demeanor are highly important.
About Reservoir Media Management:
Reservoir is an independent music publisher based in New York City. Founded as a family business in 2007, the company began with a small, experienced team and a modest collection of long-standing hits. Today, with offices in Toronto and London, over 100 #1 releases worldwide, and writers based everywhere from Hollywood to Hamburg, Reservoir has emerged as the boutique publisher with a global
reach. Diverse and ever-expanding, Reservoir boasts a multi-genre, hit-driven catalog. Its archives include historic pieces written by greats like Billy Strayhorn, Bobby Pickett, John Denver, David Crosby, Irving Burgess, Gram Parsons, and Ricky Lee Jones; the contemporary-classic catalogs of Sheryl Crow, Big & Rich, Lil Jon, and Stephen ''Static Major'' Garrett; and a slew of current and recent popular hits performed by Lady Gaga, Migos, Major Lazer, Drake, Tiësto, Ariana Grande, 2 Chainz and several others. Reservoir's collection of film music includes rights to scores created by award-winning composer-producer Hans Zimmer, as heard in the motion pictures The Lion King, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, Gladiator, The Dark Knight Trilogy, and over 150 other titles. The company's roster of active writers and producers includes the award-winning Nate ''Danja'' Hills, Scott Storch, and Ina Wroldsen, plus popular performing artists 2 Chainz, Phantogram, MØ, and WatchTheDuck. Reservoir continues to grow through the selective acquisition of exceptional catalogs, and the signing and development of creative talent from around the world.
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