Distribution Analyst

  • Finance, Controlling

What is ICE?

ICE is the result of a big vision for the music industry that harnesses years of combined expertise in the multi-territory music market. We are the world’s first integrated processing hub offering copyright, online licensing and processing services.

Our customers include collecting societies, major and independent music publishers and digital service providers such as Facebook, Mixcloud and Soundcloud. We work to help ensure composers and songwriters are compensated accurately and fairly for the use of their Works.

As part of ICE, you will be working with some of the most knowledgeable and dedicated experts in the industry. We collaborate closely with our customers to continuously develop our products and services to ensure the best results.

Based within a small finance team, this role will also work alongside all ICE teams, both in the UK and in Germany, and will be critical in ensuring ICE royalty distributions happen on time, and to the highest standards ICE is committed to delivering to its customers. You’ll be working with new systems, processes, policies and high volumes of data, all within a multiple deadline driven environment, so there will be many opportunities to identify changes and efficiencies to constantly improve ICE’s best in class service offering to our music industry customers.

You are responsible for:

  • Lead in ICE Services commitments to its customers for the distribution of online royalties, including reconciling system output and quality control checks.
  • Review of distribution schedules, completing specific checks and reconciliations to a high degree of accuracy.
  • Reconciliation, review and clear down of balance sheet accounts relating to Royalty Creditors.
  • Assist with Customer queries relating on monthly distributions  
  • Completing reconciliations for distribution accounts and adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Reviewing bank payment files and completing specific checks for both accuracy and unusual activity.
  • Review of distribution schedules, completing specific checks and reconciliations to a high degree of accuracy.
  • Communicating issues to the Finance Director/Senior Finance Analyst and liaising with support teams as and when required.
  • Preparing finance journals as and when required.
  • Supporting team in completion of year end and internal audit requests.
  • Ad hoc tasks, involving analysis of finance and distribution systems.

Minimum Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have outstanding attention to detail, and a background in financial services. You’ll be adaptable when working with financial systems and concepts and using data in an intelligent way to support business analysis and decision-making processes. A problem solver, you’ll also have excellent communication skills and be comfortable with getting stuck in to financial detail and ensuring the job gets done.

We offer You:

We offer you the opportunity of being part of our high performing finance team. This is just the right time to explore the possibilities of a new professional path. Should it appeal to you, we look forward to receiving your application (in English and online only).

Application Requirements:

In order for us to consider your application, we ask you to submit the following:
  • Your current CV
  • A cover page that describes your motivation for applying to this position
If your experience and capabilities match our required qualifications outlined above, we are very much looking forward to your application (only online). Please include your earliest available starting date.

We employ, train and develop, promote and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants according to their merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We apply this without regard to any individual’s sex (m/f/d), race, religion, origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition or disability.