Royalty Accountant - Music

Job Title: Royalty Accountant - Music
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Reference: 654123
Contact Name: Jo Dommett
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2020 17:44

Job Description

Handle Recruitment are pleased to be offering an amazing opportunity for a Royalty Accountant to join a a successful and well known music business. The role will join their finance team based in their offices in Central London.

As a Royalty Accountant you will be responsible for:

  • Set up new licensees on royalty tracking database, including entering territory, rights, minimum guarantees and royalty rate information
  • Update invoicing tracker with non-Licensing and Merchandising contracts on a weekly basis.
  • Take ownership of delinquency tracking across all licensees and other licensees report inbound royalties on a timely basis
  • Review inbound royalty reporting for accuracy and timeliness
  • Support Royalty Co-ordinator to upload royalty revenues
  • Review recoupment statuses on the royalty tracking database and offline spreadsheets
  • Maintain royalty reconciliations for licensees to ensure information reflects underlying contracts and up to date recoupment positions
  • Assist Royalty Manager in reporting receipts to licensing agents
  • Update and maintain invoicing trackers across a number of revenue streams
  • Maintain royalty non licensing and merchandise reconciliations for licensees
  • Review intercompany royalty reporting and ensure amounts due are invoiced accurately

The successful candidate will have excellent Excel skills and have 12 months experience in a similar role and using a royalty/finance system. You will be self-motivated and able to work well under pressure, you will enjoy working as part of a team and have excellent communication skills.

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.