Senior Royalty Accountant - Music Business - Reading


Senior Royalty Accountant - Music Business - Reading

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    Reading, Berkshire
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  • Salary
    £26000 — £32000
    Per annum
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    Senior Royalty Accountant (12 month Contract) - Acclaimed Music Business - Reading

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting for a renowned music business who are on a great growth trajectory at the moment. They work within a variety of areas in music; from ticketing to merchandise. They are based in a really cool, modern and open planned office of around 50 people. The team is very supportive and friendly.

    The Role:

    As the Senior Royalty Accountant you will be reporting into the Finance Manager. Much of your role will be to support and lead 2 junior members of staff who will be under your supervision, this is an invaluable opportunity to gain managerial experience.

    This is a client facing role, so good communication skills are vital. Your main duties will be to prepare and submit royalty reporting to clients, this will include high-profile bands.


    As the Senior Royalty Accountant your duties will include:

    * Authorising client payments
    * Responsible for approving settlements that were prepared by the junior members of staff
    * Posting and co-ordinating invoices from clients
    * Posting and co-ordinating royalty invoices.
    * Preparation and Submission of royalty reporting
    * Ad hoc analysis
    * Providing analysis on profitability

    What we need to see:

    * Experience with royalty accounting/royalty processing
    * Music/Publishing/Books experience
    * Strong communication and organisational skills
    * Expert in Excel

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Past managerial experience
    * Direct music royalty accounting experience
    * Studying Accountancy qualifications (CIMA/ACCA)

    Contract Duration: 12 months

    Salary: £26-32k (flexibility for exceptional candidates)

    Start Date: ASAP

    If this is something of interest, please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530

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