Royalities Business Manager

Armstrong Knight
Closing date
6 Feb 2021

Job Details

Armstrong Knight are proud to be working with a leading music and entertainment Business specialist who have an exciting new career opportunity available for an accounts assistant with 'Royalties' experience.

Working with a fun, fast paced and dynamic team you will undertake day to day support for an exciting portfolio of clients within the music/entertainment sectors. Typical client base includes; Recording Artists, Touring Artists, Songwriters, Music Producers, Artist Managers, Booking Agents, Recording Studios, Record Labels, Music Publishers, Music Merchandisers, Creative Design Agents, Authors, Actors, Social Media & TV Presenters.

The Role - 50% Royalties administration vs 50% Business Management

Key Responsibilities


* Creating and maintaining royalty accounts

* Preparation, review and completion of royalty statements

* Review and analysis of contracts.

* Facilitating the payment of royalties to artists and other recipients in a timely manner.

* Researching historical royalty payments in response to client queries.

* Assist on any other royalties projects as and where needed

Business Management

* To undertake day to day bookkeeping and business management for a portfolio of clients.

* Assist with the handling of the portfolio's financial and personal affairs, whilst meeting the needs and client's expectations.

* Processing sales invoices, receipts and payments.

* Completing and filing of client VAT Returns and EC sales lists.

* Identifying issues and resolving.

* Liaising directly with clients and suppliers on queries to ensure timely completion and a professional manner.

* Providing credit control services for client portfolio.

* Preparing client cash flow reports and forecasting.

* Tour accounting including preparing reports for tour support, 360 commission and other reports in respect of mitigating withholding taxes

* Preparing monthly management accounts.

* Dealing with financial paperwork and responding to HMRC queries.

* Settlement of all client invoices and tax liabilities to meet deadlines.

* Preparation of UK Certificates of Residence, A1's and international withholding tax forms.

* Direct client facing role that requires a confident and professional approach to client servicing.

* Knowledge of Payroll and Pensions required as Business Manager would need to liaise with the client on a monthly basis to ascertain changes needed.

Your Experience

* Prior experience working within an environment servicing music and entertainment clients.

* Previous experience with software packages including Quick Books and Xero are a bonus.

* AAT qualified and/or suitable/relevant book-keeping/business management experience.

* Knowledge of VAT rules, Accounts, Tax, Payroll and Royalties desirable.

Additional Information

* Outstanding progression opportunities

* 25 days holiday (plus statutory)

* Company Pension Scheme

* Highly social environment

* Access to client gigs/events

Please apply on line or contact Thomas for more information on this exciting new career opportunity

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