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Staff Accountant


Come As You Are.

As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity runs deep in our core value of fairness and we are determined to create a truly inclusive work environment, where everyone can flourish. If you’re good at what you do, come as you are.

All applicants to BMG will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, color, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. 
*BMG is the proud representative of Kurt Cobain’s publishing catalogue, including the 1992 single ‘Come As You Are’.


Staff Accountant

We are looking for a staff accountant to strengthen our Finance team in NYC. With us you can use the finance skills you have acquired so far for the fastest growing music company in the world. Come join our team if you are committed, ambitious, detail-oriented, and want to develop yourself professionally and personally in a dynamic working environment. 


You will work closely with local and international Finance teams assuming month end close reporting responsibilities. You will also cooperate with other teams across the organization to provide accounting support. 


If this all sounds like music to your ears, keep reading! 


What You’ll Be Doing.

  • Support an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year end close. Including, but not limited to, preparing and posting journal entries, account review and analysis.
  • Support the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Intercompany recharges and reconciliation.
  • Support internal and external audit requirements to ensure clean and timely audits.
  • Support other compliance requirements.
  • Support with special projects and workflow process improvements and inquiries from CFO, SVP Finance, Senior Director, Group Accounting and Shareholders, and other department leads and teams.



  • BA/BS in Accounting or Business with a concentration in Accounting/Finance
  • Previous financial accounting experience
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skill, including verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressuire and meet deadlines
  • Excellent detail orientation and high reliability


Plus, not a must.

  • Experiences in public accountingIFRS, Inter-Company reconciliation and / or SAP FI


What’s In It For You?

  • Robust medical/dental/vision packages
  • Three weeks’ vacation already in year one
  • $500 fitness reimbursement
  • Diverse possibilities of personal and professional development including trainings and access to
  • Dollar for dollar match of up to 6% into 401(k) after your first year with the company
  • A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for music


About BMG.

BMG is a new kind of music company. Our mission is clear; to help artists and songwriters make the very most of their songs and recordings in the digital age. That’s why we offer the best creative support, provide the best access to platforms and work hard to maximize the value of each and every copyright, ensuring all our clients receive all payments promptly and accurately. We are not a technology company – though we use the best technology. We are not just a music publisher or a record label – although we offer both services. BMG is a company with service, transparency and fairness at its heart and a commitment to being the best international music company for songwriters, artists and everyone who works with us.


Pay Range

$57,000 – 65,000 per annum

The pay range listed above is dependent upon factors such as work experience, qualifications and business needs. In addition to the range above, this role is eligible for a discretionary annual bonus and applicable benefits.


Are you interested? Follow the link to apply!


BMG - est. 2008 - is the world's fourth-biggest music company, the first new global player in the music business of the streaming age, and a record label and music publisher in one. Named in 2020 one of the world's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, BMG's pitch is unique - a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG's 20 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over three million songs and recordings, including many of the most renowned and successful catalogs in popular music history.

BMG's fresh approach includes production music, films, books, artist management, merchandise, neighboring rights, and live as well as music publishing and recordings off the same service platform. BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann, whose other content businesses include the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House and the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr. With its multi-platform perspective, integrated technology platform and commitment to help artists maximize their income, BMG aims to be the best company in music to do business with.


Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10016 


Date:  Mar 26, 2023

New York, NY, US, 10016

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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