Royalty Income Analyst 0709

The Music Market team


Our client, a global music company, is seeking a highly organised Royalty Income Analyst to join their team for a six-month contract, working four days a week in their central London offices. The role sits within the International Royalty team and will involve contributing to the day-to-day operations of royalty processing. Key responsibilities will include:
  • Managing and delivering accurate royalty runs to schedule.
  • Prioritising suspense items releases.
  • Receiving cash receipt details, royalty statements and data files from societies and third parties.
  • Loading royalties accurately using data review and analysis.
  • Preparing reports and presentations of royalties for management review.
  • Working across both manual and industry formats to load royalty income into the inhouse royalty system.
  • Researching with the team how to reduce the values of income going into Suspense.
  • Using the inhouse royalty system to match works to royalty income accurately.
  • Ensuring that songwriters’ royalty statements align with money due.
  • Conducting income reconciliation on both a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Supporting with ad hoc duties and project-based work for the global administration division.
  • Responding to inquiries.


  • Experience working in the music industry and using royalties databases is advantageous.
  • Previous experience working with royalties processing is desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively with colleagues.
  • Excellent mathematical, analytical and detail orientated abilities.
  • Able to rapidly learn new processes and systems.
  • Problem solving abilities and able to suggest improvements to work methods.
  • Strong Excel skills and data manipulation.
  • Results-driven and highly organised, able to meet deadlines consistently.
  • Love of music and recognises the value of service to rights holders.
  • Confident working in a busy office environment. 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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**ABOUT THE MUSIC MARKET / ARTS AND MEDIA** The Music Market / Arts and Media team has been placing outstanding candidates within the music, creative and media industries for two decades – and as a result we attract many of the most talented candidates and exciting brands and companies. We recruit for a wide range of businesses – including record companies, independent labels, booking agents, publishing houses, studios, artist management and promoters, digital agencies and tech companies – to fill permanent, contract, temporary and part-time positions with experienced candidates. Over the years we have invested in developing strong transparent partnerships with both clients and candidates and have proved our ability to translate a brief, however obscure, into a successful placement time and time again. Our priority is relationships and making sure we understand each client’s individual culture and market in depth, so that we can both adapt to the changing needs of the businesses we serve and consistently place candidates we know will contribute to the growth and success of the brand. Equally, we like to get to know our candidates so we save them time when proposing roles and can place them somewhere they will shine. For both brands and individuals, we draw on our extensive industry knowledge and networks to cut out the clutter and place perfect candidates in their ideal roles.

Job Details

Posted on May 15

London, England, UK