Royalties Assistant (Accounts Assistant)

Posted 5 April by ESLINGKENNY LTD Easy Apply

EslingKenny are currently recruiting on behalf of a media company based in West London - they are a family run company and have got a real family feel throughout the business. They are an award-winning company and the Financial Controller is heavily focused on the development of his staff. Furthermore, they make a real and genuine commitment to the happiness of their staff, this is echoed by their team morale and vibrant office atmosphere.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate who is looking to gain valuable experience in a busy role. Ideally the chosen candidate will already have a good understanding of the royalties process. The finance team pride themselves on their can-do attitudes and attention to detail and these will be sought after characteristics from the chosen candidate. The role offers a busy working environment and over time it has every chance to evolve from a royalties position into a more senior accounts position with month end duties and responsibilities.

Applicants must have intermediate excel skills, be hard-working and have good communication skills in order to form strong working relationships across the business. You will be joining a finance team who have a great personality to them and are very warm and welcoming; it is a great team feel throughout the business. Ideally the chosen candidate will be available on short notice, but they will wait 1 month for the right person.

The Role:

The role will report into the Financial Controller and be responsible for the following:

  • Preparation of royalty statements - Quarterly/Monthly
  • Compile royalty support schedules - Quarterly/Monthly
  • Licensing - Chase/Invoice licensees re. reporting, Maintenance of licensing tracker, Check reporting aligns with contracts
  • General ledger reconciliations
  • Preparation of royalty journals
  • Ad Hoc reporting
  • Posting of royalties into accounting system
  • Reconciliation of GL balance to royalty accounting statement balance, and correction as required.
  • Some royalty statements are P&L based so some accounting experience required.

Candidate profile:

  • Excellent numeracy
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of accounting systems
  • Bookkeeping / Accounting Background (AAT an advantage).
  • Royalties Experience
  • Self-Motivated


The role offers between £28k - £35k per annum (dependent on experience) with a list of excellent benefits. It is an 8 hour working day with an hour for lunch.

Next Steps…

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