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Accounts Receivable-Music Merchandising

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £32,000 - £35,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

Handle are working with a renowned leader in entertainment merchandising, partnering with top-tier entertainers and brands to deliver innovative products and memorable experiences to fans worldwide.

This role is based in Fulham and will require to be in the office 5 days in the first month following which it will be 3 days in and 2 days working from home.

If you have experience working within AR and have worked within Music, licensing, merchandise, entertainment- I would love to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Touring & Events:

    • Update and maintain sales trackers for UK, Europe, and Rest of World (ROW) daily.

    • File and manage sales sheets within Outlook, preparing manual invoices as required.

    • Reconcile settlements with sales sheets, ensuring discrepancies are investigated and resolved promptly.

    • Coordinate with touring department on sell-off deals and invoice collection.

  • Licensing:

    • Generate royalty and advance invoices on our finance system.

    • Oversee the Withholding Tax (WHT) tracker and liaise with licensing for issue resolution.

    • Updating Royalty management system with payments.

  • Retail, E-Commerce, and Joint Ventures (JV):

    • Ensure timely reporting and invoicing for retail and e-commerce operations.

    • Liaise with retail partners regarding queries and overdue payments.

  • Banking:

    • Manage receipt coding and allocation, ensuring accuracy in payments received.

  • Aged Debt Management:

    • Maintain aged debt records, prepare reports for board meetings, and advise on potential risks.

    • Regularly chase outstanding debts and recommend bad debt provisions when necessary.

  • Month-End Procedures:

    • Invoice JV accounts and ROW tours, update WHT tax tracker, and ensure all financial postings are accurate and complete.

  • Ad Hoc Duties:

    • Create new customer accounts, complete various forms, and assist with AR process documentation.

    • Maintain credit card and cash trackers, and support the US finance team as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in finance or accounting, preferably within an AR role.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.

  • Proficiency in financial software and Microsoft Office Suite.

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.