Sony Music Entertainment

  • Coordinator, Accounts Payable

    Location US-NJ-Rutherford
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/6/2018 6:04 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Accounting/Finance - Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Overview

    Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.


    Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.



    • Assist the AP Compliance Manager with daily tasks with a focus on wires
      • Prepare daily wire inventory. Domestic & foreign Currency
      • Monitor special handling workflow queues to ensure adherence to established deadline
      • Perform wire pre-audit validation in adherence to established protocols
      • Maintain monthly wire trackers in preparation of month end reconciliation
    • Assist the AP Supervisor with daily tasks
      • Check distribution
      • Process invoices
      • Process void requests
    • Citi Direct Activities
      • Stop Payments
      • Check status inquires
      • Requests for copies of Checks
      • ACH void/delete requests
    • Customer Service
      • Resolve inquiries from operating group pertaining to the status of special handling requests
    • Administer the AP processes for
      • Returned forms 1099 & 1042 mail
      • IRS forms 1096, 8233, CP2100
      • Form W8 validation
      • IRS TIN Matching
      • Returned undeliverable Checks & ACH
      • Levy, Subpoena & Garnishment notices
      • Outstanding Checks
    • Liaise with the royalty group regarding payment requests, Check Voids & Check Reissues
    • Liaise with the AP offshore agents
    • Liaise with the Labels & operating groups regarding their rush payment needs


    • 2+ years’ experience in accounts payable
    • Knowledge of wire global banking instruction formats
    • Knowledge of the IRS requirements for Foreign Vendors
    • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
    • Client service-oriented attitude
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational and prioritization skills; must be detail oriented
    • Strong problem solving skills & an ability to multi-task
    • Knowledge of computers, menu driven software and Windows [Excel & Word] along with computer data entry processes
    • Skill in the operation of standard Office Machinery
    • SAP/AP experience a plus


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