Royalty Accountant

Job Title: Royalty Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, London
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: 05/05/2016
Reference: BBBH52306
Contact Name: Dora Bagshaw
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2016 10:48

Job Description

Main tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare timely and accurate royalty calculations and statements for any broadcaster, talent and other 3rd party pay aways on revenue streams.
  • Supervise and review royalty preparation by other members of the team
  • Liaise with the legal department on contracts to determine deal terms
  • Set up and maintain a comprehensive master database of agreements, due dates, interested party information, revenue shares, past and incoming royalties.
  • Clear the remaining back log of historic royalties across income categories
  • Provide information on timing of expected pay outs for inclusion in group cash flow forecast
  • Communicate to payees the status of their sales invoices and dealing with subsequent queries
  • Prepare internal allocations of centrally received revenue e.g. YouTube etc
  • Adhoc Royalty analysis
  • In the future assist with project to automate / improve royalties process

Key Requirements:

The candidate needs to:

  • Be confident, pro-active and have the ability to work well as a team and to use their initiative when working by themselves
  • Have a proven track record of dealing with high volume royalty pay aways and dealing with complex contract arrangements
  • Have advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Be able to communicate financial information to non-finance persons.
  • Preferably educated to degree level or equivalent

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.