Oxford University Press Southern Africa: Royalties Administrator

Company Oxford University Press Southern Africa
Reference # Royalties Administrator
Published 24/03/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Location Goodwood, Western Cape, South Africa
Reporting to the Treasury and Royalties Manager, this position executes the end to end transactional processing in the Rights and Royalty (R&R) function, R&R period end activities and the accurate payment of royalties to authors within payment terms (local and foreign), within service level agreements (SLA).
Job Functions Finance
Industries Publishing
Key Responsibilities:

Perform full Royalty function in a Shared Services Environment.
Accounting records for all entities are accurately recorded and in line with Group policies and timetables.
Ensure that Rights and Royalties reporting targets are met as documented in the Service Level Agreement.
Rights and Royalties master data, rebates and payments are reviewed and processed accurately and on time.
Authors cost are reconciled as per agreed deadline and communicated to publishing team monthly.
Assist with investigation and resolution of Rights and Royalties queries.
Perform period end activities, balance sheet and author reconciliations.
Audits are effectively supported, and points are closed in a timely manner.
Maintain productive relationships with internal stakeholders.
Adhere to company policies and protocols, notably systems an administration.

The successful applicant will need:

Basic Financial Accounting understanding and 3 years’ experience within a financial environment
A National Diploma in Accounting
Excellent English language skills, written and spoken
An ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
An ability to operate on the SAP system
Possess skills of high attention to detail, good analytical skills and the ability to multitask
Working knowledge of audit preparation
Ability and commitment to perform effectively and work with others to achieve agreed business outcomes
Extensive reconciliation experience and the ability to investigate unreconciled items
Demonstrate a spirit of competitiveness, display ethical behavior, support teamwork & communicate effectively

Job Closing Date 07/04/2021