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Title: Royalty & Accounting Assistant at Literary Agency
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InkWell Management is looking for a full-time royalty and accounting assistant. The assistant will process incoming royalty statements by providing a detailed review of each author statement, enter royalty data into our database, prepare statements and reports for review, and distribute semi-annual statements and payments to our clients. File keeping and scanning also needed. Additionally, the assistant will follow up on unpaid or underpaid royalties with publishers, track and enter client expense data, and assist with bookkeeping, vendor orders and file management.

This would be an opportunity to interact with agents and authors in a collaborative environment, while learning about the publishing business.

Company Description

InkWell is one of the world’s leading literary agencies, proudly representing major literary prize winners as well as many of the world’s bestselling and beloved authors. We enjoy a considerable international reputation as a significant and innovative player in the industry.

Requirements: Applicants must be articulate, enthusiastic, and hold a high level of interest in accounting within the publishing field. Prior experience with publishing royalties is not required, as training will be provided. Strong analytical, MS Excel, and computer skills are necessary. The ideal candidate should be motivated, quick-thinking, detail-oriented and thorough in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment. The individual must be highly organized and have the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, with and without direct supervision.
Location: New York, NY
How To Apply For This Job: Please email your cover letter and resume in the body of the email (no attachments) to: Type in subject line: Royalty and Accounting Assistant. No phone calls, please.
Date Posted: 9/19/2017 (Ongoing Job Posting)

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