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Junior Royalty Controller to leading film and TV studio!
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Industry

Entertainment

Category

Accounting & Finance

Experience

Entry level

Location: Stockholm

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Job Description

Do you excel in royalty administration and have a passion for films and TV series? Look no further - we are now looking for a Junior Royalty Controller to join our Royalty Team at SF Studios.

Our film and TV rights are crucial to us and our royalty handling is at the heart of our business. The relationship with our partners and rights holders are key to us, therefore reporting and presenting sales and royalty information in an accurate and timely manner is essential. The royalty team has been working hard on implementing a new royalty system and there will be a need to continue to develop internal processes and ways of working to have a continuous improvement within this area.

Responsibilities
As part of our Royalty Team, you will be part of our core royalty business and be responsible for managing royalties to make sure that our rightsholders receive royalty reports and payments in time.

More specifically, this means that you will:

  • Prepare royalty reports and royalty payments in a timely manner
  • Reconciling and calculating royalties for internal and external counterparts
  • Analyze royalties of film and TV production rights
  • Handling rights and royalty registrations in our Rights and Royalty management system
  • Work in close cooperation with our commercial and rights colleagues
  • Handle ongoing contacts with external rightsholders and respond to questions regarding rights in film productions and TV series
  • Reconciliation of specific balance accounts
  • Assist in internal and external royalty audits
  • Work with continuous improvements in royalty processes and systems
  • Ensure that the rights of external parties are in line with contracted film and TV production agreements

The position is based in Stockholm, but it is a Nordic role where you will have stakeholders throughout the Nordic countries. The role reports to the Royalty Manager and is part of our Nordic finance team.

Skills & Requirements
To be successful in this role you:

  • Have experience working in a finance department, preferably within business controlling
  • Hold a Financial university degree or equivalent
  • Previous experience from working with royalty and rights (either in film, TV series, music, or the book industry) is meriting
  • Strong driving force and a problem-solving attitude to run transformation with finance colleagues in all companies
  • You have strong work ethics and work proactively to plan your actions in advance with close attention to details.
  • Skilled in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Are Fluent in English and Swedish, and understand Danish and Norwegian

As a person, we believe you take responsibility to deliver in a thorough and timely manner. You appreciate being in the center of our core business where handling all royalties is of strategic importance. You have strong analytic skills and dig into rights and royalty details when needed. Furthermore, you have a high sense of humor and are a true team player! One of our values is to work together as one team – so we help each other out when needed.

Application
If this sounds like a dream job for you – apply today! We look forward to your application.

For questions, turn to David Nelik, Interim Royalty Manager, [email protected]

About the company

SF Studios, founded in 1919, is one of the world’s oldest film companies and the leading film studio in the Nordic region. Its business includes production and distribution of feature films and TV series and the streaming platform SF Anytime. SF Studios has its head office in Stockholm, Sweden and subsidiaries in Oslo, Copenhagen, Helsinki and London, and is part of the leading Nordic media company Bonnier AB.

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