Royalties Assistant

Finance and Accountancy - £19,000 - £23,000 Per Annum

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Job Description

My client, a world leading publishing and talent agency is looking for a Royalties Assistant to work alongside the Royalties Analyst and the Royalty’s team. This is a brand new role as the company is expanding and will be supporting the book department.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team and be responsible for checking the completeness and accuracy of the author’s royalty statements.

Key responsibilities

  • Assisting with analysis of royalty statements for agents, including detailed sales reports.
  • Learning to check royalty statements and analyse sales and royalty data
  • Completing author royalty charts for key clients to ensure the completeness of statements received.
  • Responsible for collating, scanning and filing royalty statements for clients
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

About you

  • Someone who enjoys and is confident in working with numbers
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Advanced skills using databases and spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel)
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills – confident dealing with high profile, external clients. Any familiarity with contracts, or contractual wording is an advantage.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • High level of accuracy and good attention to detail

Office experience useful, particularly in finance related posts.  However, this is not an accountancy position, but instead requires lateral thinking and a degree of initiative

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