Royalties and Finance Assistant

Finance and Accountancy - GBPCompetitive

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Job Description

  • Permanent
  • West London
  • 2019-07-30
  • Job Reference: LB23867

An internationally known Music company is looking for a Royalties and Finance Assistant to report straight to the Management Accountant and support the rest of the finance function.

This role will give lots of opportunity for scope and progression working alongside qualified accountants as well as being involved with the preparation of monthly royalty statements.

About you

  • Preparation of monthly royalty statements to artists and labels.
  • Authorisation and approval of budgets, purchase orders
  • Dealing with queries regarding royalty statements and payments.
  • Monitor costs vs budget.
  • Controlling AP / Invoice payment process.
  • Raising third parties & inter-company invoices.
  • Approving and monitoring usage of company credit card.
  • Monthly management accounts.
  • Month end journal preparation.
  • Month end reconciliations.
  • Monthly internal management booklet and head office reporting.
  • Maintenance of forecast model.
  • Ad hoc analyses and reports as directed by Management Accountant / Finance Director.


  • Preparation of monthly royalty statements to artists and labels.
  • Ensuring statements are accurate and making payments when due.
  • Setting up contracts on the royalty system.
  • Uploading revenue and costs on the royalty system.
  • Providing financial coding to the central finance teams.

About you

  • Experience working in royalties and finance within the Music or Entertainment industries.
  • Enthusiastic, with interest in working in music/media.
  • Experience of balance sheet reconciliation would be ideal.
  • Experience of journal preparation would be ideal.
  • Strong PC skills – Excel experience essential, with experience of pivot tables, complex formulas.
  • Good communicator across all levels of the business.
  • Ideally experienced in working with the following systems; Microsoft Office systems, Hyperion Oracle, SAP


Only successful candidates will be contacted

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