Royalties Manager/Management Accounts - Entertainment - London

Job Title: Royalties Manager/Management Accounts - Entertainment - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH02032020
Contact Name: Charley Callier
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 02, 2021 12:41

Job Description

Royalties Manager/Management Accounts - Entertainment - London

A new role has been created within a Music, Arts and Entertainment business based in Central London, this is a role split between core accounting duties and royalties. Working in a team of 15 this role reports into the Finance Business Partner and will act as integral part of the Finance function.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure the maintenance of accurate financial records for music publications in accordance with financial standards and adhere to the Group's financial policies and procedures.
  • Royalty management, including maintenance of contract data, managing the bi-annual royalty distribution in line with statement deadlines, monthly accruals, and ensuring correct balance sheet accounting.
  • Accounting for publication sales along with the related cost of sales and stock accounting.
  • Generate and issue invoices for third-party sales.
  • Working with other teams across finance to investigate any issues and ensure that we provide consistent and joined-up views.
  • Supporting the production of monthly management reporting packs including commentary and analysis of performance, variances and trends.
  • Support the quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting for music publications, and the production of draft quarterly board reports
  • Assist in the implementation of new processes, systems and reporting techniques.
  • Assist the finance team's focus on transforming and improving financial processes by putting forward recommendations on how existing processes can be improved.
  • Assist in all internal and external audit activities for the department.

Key skills:

  • Experience working within core accounting/management accounts
  • Part qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Some exposure/experience within Royalties is essential
  • A background within the Creative industry is highly desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a high volume, high pressurised environments adhering to deadlines
  • Discreet office manner and ability to business partner at Exec level
  • Team player, motivated and enthusiastic work approach
  • Highly organised

Apply today!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.