Assistant Royalties Accountant

REF: FSE160721  

SALARY: On application  

LOCATION: Andover - Hampshire    

A leading global educational publisher based in the Hampshire area is looking to recruit an experienced individual to be responsible for their royalty and subsidiary rights processing and accounting. This role will include, for Royalties, the monitoring and validation of sales interfaces from the sales to the royalty system, monitoring the receipt of manual sales information and manipulation of that for upload to the royalty system and the coordination of the monthly royalty statements production and payment and, for Subsidiary rights, that includes the processing and billing of Subsidiary rights sales and calculation of authors shares of those for upload to the royalty system, the timely maintenance of the Subsidiary Rights database and the preparation and distribution of the monthly reports and returns.

Other responsibilities include the preparation of royalty and subsidiary rights related account reconciliations, and the resolution of any issues found, and the preparation and distribution of royalty related tax returns and the handling author and internal queries to a satisfactory resolution.


The successful candidate will need to be educated in mathematics and/or accounting to ‘A’ level standard with strong accounting/bookkeeping experience. You will be confident and experienced in using Excel at an intermediate level and have a working knowledge of other MS applications. Experience of working in a busy and time-sensitive environment with both internal and external customers is essential, as is the ability to work calmly and flexibly under pressure whilst remaining proactive with a keen attention to detail.  Royalty accounting experience would be advantageous.


This is a permanent, full-time role with flexible balanced working part from home and part from their office.


For further details please send your CV and a short cover note outlining your salary expectations to:


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