Royalty Accountant Temp

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Royalty Accountant Temp

Central London

Job Details

Our client, an international music label is seeking a Royalty Accountant Temp to provide high-level support to the finance chain of command. The role currently stands as one-month temporary contract.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Determining sales, calculating income and costs to review them and investigate any anomalies.
  • Producing retail royalty statements for UK and international territories.
  • Calculating and preparing tour profit and loss accounts.
  • Producing tour profit and loss accounts.
  • Calculating and preparing royalty accounting to label acts in line with contractual terms.
  • Resolving queries received from artists, agents, and other rights holders.
  • Calculating and posting monthly royalty accruals including true ups to actuals.
  • Handling auditors as required.
  • Coding and authorisation of advance payments congruent with contractual terms.
  • Providing calculations and reports of foreign entertainer tax as necessary.
  • Assisting with month end procedures.
  • Assisting with bank payments review and sign off.


  • Proven track record of financial accounting experience.
  • Solid financial accounting knowledge.
  • Experience with royalty accounting and reading contracts to determine royalties.
  • Part-qualified accountant as a minimum.
  • Strong Microsoft excel skills.
  • Experience of debit and credit accounting and producing P&Ls.
  • Navision and Access software knowledge is a plus.
  • Possess advanced analytical thinking.
  • Able to handle workload under time pressure.

Please note that due to the volume of submissions, only successful candidates who meet the exact requirements will be contacted. If you have not heard back within 10 days of submission, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

The Music Market/Arts and Media are an equal opportunities employer who supports diversity in the workplace.


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