Our client, top 25 UK chartered accountancy firm is looking for Royalties Auditor.
The company is a commercially astute organisation with a personal, partner-led service aimed at entrepreneurial small, medium enterprises (SMEs), large corporates and high-net worth individuals.
This role will require carrying out a portfolio of licensing audits within the forensic accounting department.It involves visiting the offices of companies that licence the right to use well-known character images on their products, then interrogating their accounting and other records to verify that royalties have been paid to the owners of the character images in accordance with the licence agreements.
The position will involve significant travel across the world, including Europe and the USA, and possibly the Far East and Central and South America. It is expected that travelling to and from the audits will be done at weekends for which overtime will be paid. As a guide, the job could involve spending two weeks out on audit followed by two to three weeks in the office.
No previous experience of licensing audits is required, as training will be provided. However, some experience of auditing is required (such as statutory company audits, compliance audits, tax or fraud investigations).
Many of the audits will be carried out alone therefore you must be confident to travel and meet new people in unfamiliar territories/countries and be able to think on your feet and adapt to new situations.
Good communication skills are essential (face-to-face, telephone and written). Experience of report writing would be an advantage.
The ideal candidate will be ACA/ACCA qualified.
*Competitive Salary + bonus
*Group Life Cover
*22 days holiday on commencement
*Buying and Selling Holiday Scheme
*PHI (Permanent Health Insurance)
*Contributory Private Health Scheme
*Non-Contributory Health Cash Plan
*Season Ticket Loan (after qualifying period)
*Childcare voucher scheme
*Cycle voucher scheme