Senior Royalties Assistant

Finance and Accountancy - GBP30000£30,000 - £40,000

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Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London
  • 2022-09-15
  • Job Reference: LB1309891

An award-winning Entertainment company in Central London is looking for a Royalties Supervisor to join their team.

This company is one of the most successful global Entertainment businesses they offer a fun, relaxed environment to work in. Their staff are well looked after and are given the opportunity to progress
through the business.

This role will be responsible for the workload management within the Royalties team, assisting the Royalties Assistant Manager and the Royalties Manager to coach, and train the team members to ensure that the contractual payments are accurately prepared to the agreed timetable.
Key Responsivities

  • Preparation of the royalty accounting for complex contractual obligations for key talent / commercially sensitive business partners.
  • Ability to identify and recommend process improvements to the Head of Royalties for discussion and be involved within project teams to implementation.
  • Lead the Royalty Assistants to operate standard practises across the team and streamline the workflow.
  • Formulate, review and update performance plans and communicate them regularly to the team, monitoring progress to ensure that individual and team targets are met
  • Support and develop the role of the Royalties Assistants.
  • Work with the Assistants to improve communication to the wider team, refer to Workplace for current business activities with regular updates highlighted to the Royalties team.
  • Under the supervision of the Royalties Assistant Manager, define the training plans for the new recruits, train the existing members of the team and engage in regular refresher courses.
  • Approval of royalty accounting up to agreed authorisation level, ensuring the royalty files hold sufficient detail for audit purposes and that the relevant financial accounting entries are accurate.
  • Manage key projects and set realistic timeframes to accomplish tasks.
  • Ability to deputise for the Royalties Assistant Manager and the Royalties Manager in their absence.

About you

  • You MUST have 2 years plus experience in Royalties in a similar business
  • Accuracy and attention to detail are a key requisite.
  • MS Office skills essential (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to work effectively under time pressure.
  • Strong financial accounting skills.
  • Focused and motivated to manage processes and lead a team within a busy working environment.
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively with key contacts, at all levels, written and verbally, both within and outside the Company.

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