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 Royalty Support team in India provides royalty services to Pearson royalty management teams in the US, Canada and the UK As a Operations Administrator, reporting to the Supervisor of the team, this individual will be responsible for executing the day-to-day operations/functions of Royalty Operations This includes (1) timely preparation and review of Royalty Statements and related processes, including advance payments and scheduled payment runs (2) performing the author inquiry process This person will also be responsible for keeping supervisors apprised of unusual situations, and supporting the reporting of metrics to management

This role will have responsibility for

Maintaining the workflow of royalty statements and payments (royalties and advances)

Performing escheatment process (US) for returned checks and researching escheatable vendors

Performing the process of adjustments, disbursements and other manual tasks

Providing quality customer service to authors, agents, business units, etc

Providing accurate accounting based on contractual terms in the royalty accounting systems

Responsible for making adjustments/ changes within the Royalty System that affect authors royalty statements, eg name and address changes, record reserves, manual earnings and prepayment

Answering inquiries related to 1099s and 1042s (US)

Working with system analysts to develop useful management reporting tools

Resolving inquiries from authors, agents, publishers, business managers and editors

Assisting in preparation of internal and external audits

Performing research using databases and/or contracts

Adhering to internal controls

Performing other duties as needed and assigned

Related work and academic experience

Minimum of two years experience in Publishing/ Rights or Royalties

College degree is desirable but may be waived for significant relevant work experience

Essential skills and competencies

Excellent written/verbal English communication skills

Organizational skills

Ability to work independently without direct supervision

Ability to work well within and across teams

Analytical nature

Time management skills

Ability to deal with deadlines and pressure effectively

Ability to analyze/ interpret legal documents

Proficiency in all Microsoft applications

Multilingual skills a plus

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 : 18th Mar 2020

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