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Royalties Analyst – Publishing – London

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,000 - £42,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Elisha Demeester
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 08 June 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH109959

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Sub-Rights Analyst to join a highly reputable publishing house that spans across several countries.

The Sub-Rights Analyst sits within the Royalties division and a successful candidate will report directly into the Royalties Manager. The role also involves working directly with the companies Authors and Illustrators so strong communication and inter-personal skills are key.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Weekly review of sub-rights author share for Royalties Accounting

  • Set up sub-right royalty rates, deal types and contracts in KEA

  • Check of sub-right royalty rates for accruals on invoiced sales and payment receipts from KEA

  • Check of sub-right deals for invoicing in Dimensions

  • Process sub-right royalty earnings for KEA

  • Process payment of sub-right royalty earnings

  • Monthly reconciliation of sub-right royalties balance sheet control account

  • Prepare the sub-rights file for unearned advance calculations

  • Work with the Royalty Migration Manager on changes to process for Biblio

  • Resolve internal and external queries relating to sub-rights

  • Assist the Royalties team as needed including royalty runs

  • Assist with interim and year end audit work

  • Ideas for improving processes and controls

  • Ad-hoc work


  • Thorough understanding of double entry accounting through significant accounting experience

  • Accounting qualification (AAT, CIMA)

  • Accurate and thorough

  • Strong communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Proven ability to deliver work to deadlines

  • Highly numerate with very strong excel skills

  • Royalties and sub-rights experience useful, with experience of KEA and Biblio systems

Apply Today!!

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