[PIAS] – Royalties Administrator, UK Distribution (UK)

What we do

[PIAS] champions and supports the best independent music in the world across our unrivalled international network. Established in 1982, we operate 16 global offices – all leveraging local relationships to influence local gatekeepers.

Our collective Mission
  • To be at the very heart of the independent music ecosystem
  • To relentlessly and passionately discover, promote, market, sell and distribute the music of independent labels and artists.
  • To spread the music we champion with passion, integrity and care. To help it encounter audiences and success.
  • To constantly challenge ourselves to improve.
What you’ll be doing

The Royalties Administrator (UK Distribution) role is primarily responsible for the processing and distribution label statements for [PIAS] UK based distributed labels. The effectiveness of the role is critical to meeting our various royalty deadlines and providing royalty information to management for the performance analysis.

Please note: only people with relevant Royalties experience should apply for this role.

Key responsibilities


  • To ensure the accurate set-up and maintenance of client data and repertoire royalty conditions within our group royalty system, Counterpoint’s Record Maestro.
  • Processing and distributing monthly statements for UK distributed labels.
  • Liaising with Business Affairs and Management to ensure accuracy within our reporting.
  • Liaising with mainly the UK, but also international finance teams in regard to payments, costs and recharges for the UK distributed labels.
  • Manage the monthly recharges process in relation to the UK distributed labels.
  • Manage ad-hoc projects to improve efficiency of royalty process including analysis project on allocation of various income streams.
  • Support the Royalty Analyst Manager with general royalty tasks.
  • Management Reporting
  • Build and sustain an efficient flow of royalty data to the various Finance teams.
  • Provide any additional analysis required by Management, Financial Controllers or line manager.
Skills and Experience
  • Experience of processing royalties
  • Experience of Counterpoint Record Maestro is desirable
  • High mathematical standard and excellent Excel skills
  • Organised and methodical with good attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure meeting deadlines and work under own initiative
  • Needs to be extremely organised, ability to multi-task and work under pressure within a team environment
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
Personal attributes
  • Gravitas and integrity
  • Takes initiative.
  • Works to build up credibility and rapport at all levels of the business.
  • Takes personal accountability for achieving individual and shared goals
  • Adaptable within a dynamic, changing environment
  • Organised, efficient and effective
  • Passionate about music
  • Languages would be real advantage

20 days (increasing to 25 days on length of service)

Working hours

Mon – Fri 9.30am – 6.00pm


Monthly allocation of music stockouts & guest list for gigs + workplace pension scheme.

[PIAS] is an equal opportunities employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to a working environment where no one will be treated less favourably on grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or age.

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