International Royalties Processing Manager - Music

Job Title: International Royalties Processing Manager - Music
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH65613
Contact Name: Rebecca O'ferrall
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2018 12:35

Job Description

Our client, a Global Record Label, are seeking an International Royalty Processing Manager to come on board and supervise a team of 4.

The position will be directly responsible for the day-to-day running of the Royalty Income Team.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Liaising with Heads of Administrations and Finance Teams to ensure all parties are briefed on the status of royalty income handling
  • Managing staff training for members of the Royalty Income team and affiliates, if required
  • Responsible for recruitment of team members as and when necessary
  • Educate peers and management on processes and expectations to meet goals and objectives
  • Ensure all income received is processed and reconciled through the royalties system as completely and accurately as possible, for each affiliate
  • Manage loading of data files into royalty system
  • Ensuring client payments and transactions are added to the system
  • Resolving inter-company and client queries
  • Create Business Intelligence reports to assist in reconciliation
  • Ensure the deferred sheets and suspense files are reviewed adequately prior and post each royalty run
  • Ensure the relevant paperwork is archived and reports produced/circulated post each royalty run
  • Work with International stakeholders on business process improvement initiatives
  • Define, analyse, and evaluate business process &/or system requirements to solve business problems
  • Advise and consult on the implementation of systems modifications; use business knowledge to develop systems documentation and support the system development life cycle from design through implementation.
  • Liaising with IT development team to analyse and update system to ingest varying source metadata o Develop operational plans to improve manual processes and eliminate/automate where possible o Support test cycles particularly User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Direct communication with 3rd party companies to guarantee solid royalties practices are in place

The ideal candidate will posses:

  • In-depth understanding of Music Publishing and Royalties
  • High level of IT literacy, including Microsoft packages
  • Experience with Power BI and Tableau
  • Knowledge of Visual Basic for Application (VBA)
  • Good stakeholder management
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to liaise with all areas of the business across all affiliates
  • Excellent problem solving, decision making and judgement in relation to specific responsibilities
  • Exposure to workshops supporting processes such as requirements gathering
  • Ability to cope with a number of projects simultaneously and be able to work under pressure
  • Proactive and flexible attitude
  • Able to maintain accuracy, speed and thoroughness of response measures under pressure

Apply NOW to avoid disappointment.

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.