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Job Description:

At Pearson, were committed to a world thats always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether its one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better By pushing the boundaries of technology and each other to surpass these boundaries we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the worlds innovations, personal and global, large and small

Job Purpose

The Senior Contract Administrator (RCA) is responsible for overseeing the workflow for the day-to-day functions for the Contracts Administration group and supplying support to the Supervisor, particularly in relation to more complex contracts and key author agreements To ensure the accurate and timely production of royalty statements, the individual is responsible for analyzing royalty information as it relates to contracts / amendments and inputs that information into the Royalty Accounting System The Senior RCA oversees, trains, and administers the work of the Royalty Contract Administrator; Royalty Contract Assistant; and reviews and releases / approves contracts The RCA must effectively interact with and maintain a strong customer service relationship with editors, business units, authors, and agents The individual must be able to work under pressure and meet time sensitive deadlines to fulfill corporate and legal obligations

This role will have responsibility for

Overseeing the workflow of the day-to-day functions (eg, contract entry; clearing sales suspense; etc)

Handling complex and key author agreements and amendments

Inputting contract and financial information relating to royalties into the royalty system as well as performing general contract maintenance

Managing and clearing royalty sales suspense and subsidiary rights deferred items

Responding/resolving inquiries/requests from business units; editorial groups; legal department; contracts department; authors; agents and other groups both from inside and outside Pearson

Assisting Supervisor in preparation of monthly suspense packet

Monitoring workload through the Contracts Work Log (CWL) and provide monthly metrics of backlog in Excel

Monitoring workload through Excel file of months work

Reviewing reports and determining appropriate course of action to clear items from contracts on-hold / title hold and subsidiary rights deferred

Training

Providing on-the-job training to Contract Administrators and Contract Assistants

Participating in system enhancement training and development

Facilitating and participating in intra-department training

Participating in or leading editorial workshops/work sessions as needed with editorial staff/business groups

Identifying and participating in continuous process improvements

Providing general support to Supervisor

Special projects as needed

Related work and academic experience

Minimum of four years experience in publishing preferred

Work experience with complex contracts is preferable, ideally in publishing business/royalties

College degree is desirable

Customer service experience is desirable

Essential skills and competencies

Excellent written/verbal English communication skills

Organizational and time management skills

Ability to work well within and across teams

Analytical nature

Ability to deal with deadlines and pressure effectively

Ability to analyze/ interpret legal documents

Proficiency in all Microsoft applications

Familiar with accounting functions

Multilingual skills a plus

Qualifications

At Pearson, were committed to a world thats always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether its one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better By pushing the boundaries of technology and each other to surpass these boundaries we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the worlds innovations, personal and global, large and small

Job Purpose

The Senior Contract Administrator (RCA) is responsible for overseeing the workflow for the day-to-day functions for the Contracts Administration group and supplying support to the Supervisor, particularly in relation to more complex contracts and key author agreements To ensure the accurate and timely production of royalty statements, the individual is responsible for analyzing royalty information as it relates to contracts / amendments and inputs that information into the Royalty Accounting System The Senior RCA oversees, trains, and administers the work of the Royalty Contract Administrator; Royalty Contract Assistant; and reviews and releases / approves contracts The RCA must effectively interact with and maintain a strong customer service relationship with editors, business units, authors, and agents The individual must be able to work under pressure and meet time sensitive deadlines to fulfill corporate and legal obligations

This role will have responsibility for

Overseeing the workflow of the day-to-day functions (eg, contract entry; clearing sales suspense; etc)

Handling complex and key author agreements and amendments

Inputting contract and financial information relating to royalties into the royalty system as well as performing general contract maintenance

Managing and clearing royalty sales suspense and subsidiary rights deferred items

Responding/resolving inquiries/requests from business units; editorial groups; legal department; contracts department; authors; agents and other groups both from inside and outside Pearson

Assisting Supervisor in preparation of monthly suspense packet

Monitoring workload through the Contracts Work Log (CWL) and provide monthly metrics of backlog in Excel

Monitoring workload through Excel file of months work

Reviewing reports and determining appropriate course of action to clear items from contracts on-hold / title hold and subsidiary rights deferred

Training

Providing on-the-job training to Contract Administrators and Contract Assistants

Participating in system enhancement training and development

Facilitating and participating in intra-department training

Participating in or leading editorial workshops/work sessions as needed with editorial staff/business groups

Identifying and participating in continuous process improvements

Providing general support to Supervisor

Special projects as needed

Related work and academic experience

Minimum of four years experience in publishing preferred

Work experience with complex contracts is preferable, ideally in publishing business/royalties

College degree is desirable

Customer service experience is desirable

Essential skills and competencies

Excellent written/verbal English communication skills

Organizational and time management skills

Ability to work well within and across teams

Analytical nature

Ability to deal with deadlines and pressure effectively

Ability to analyze/ interpret legal documents

Proficiency in all Microsoft applications

Familiar with accounting functions

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Educational/Training
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Cost Accounting/ ICWA
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 03rd Jun 2020

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