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Assistant, Statement Operations



London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Become a part of our Statement Operations team, nestled within the dynamic Royalties department. We are the backbone ensuring the accurate processing and timely delivery of hundreds of millions of dollars, from thousands of sources, and comprising billions of data points, to our valued songwriting and publishing clients.

As a vital member of our newly remodelled Statement Operations team, you'll play a crucial role in its establishment. Your responsibilities will include meticulously delivering statement packs to all clients, each quarter, managing non-standard contractual accounting obligations, addressing client inquiries, and overseeing royalty reprocessing. You'll engage with diverse stakeholders and gain exposure to various facets of our business. Moreover, you'll have access to extensive training opportunities, enabling you to enhance your skills and deepen your understanding of music publishing. This role offers an exceptional opportunity for a detail-oriented individual who is passionate about music publishing administration and project work, aligning perfectly with our dedication to supporting songwriters.

Join us in making a difference in the world of music publishing!


  • Working closely with the wider Royalties team and other stakeholders across the business under the guidance of the Assistant Manager to help ensure effective, accurate and timely statement delivery to publishing clients.
  • Reprocessing royalties that require correcting, this will involve isolating affected royalties from our database (using SQL) and reconciling accounting differences.
  • Execution of non-standard contract obligations e.g. calculation of overrides, cross-recoupment payments; through the retrieval and analysis of large datasets.
  • Ensuring best practice is documented and maintained so colleagues have the information and direction they require to solve problems arising from statements.
  • Triaging, actioning and Investigating incoming requests from key stakeholders pertaining to the team.


  • You possess intermediate to advanced level Excel skills as well as working knowledge of SQL and are confident manipulating, managing, analysing, and comparing large data sets.
  • You enjoy multitasking and know how to employ effective time-management, prioritisation and planning techniques to complete projects to deadlines.
  • You enjoy delving into complex problems to find answers.
  • You are self-motivated, results-focused and with a proven ability to perform and improve processes.
  • You have meticulous attention to detail
  • You have strong communication skills, are keen to learn from others and have a willingness to ask questions.
  • You are eager to learn new processes and suggest improvements and/or automation

If this sounds like you, then please share your story by filling out the application below. To get you in the right mood, have a listen here to songs by our talented creators, especially curated to get you in the right mood when looking for the next challenge!


At Kobalt we’ve prioritized creators since we first started in 2000. Our music services and the technology we’ve built helps make the industry more fair and rewarding for artists.

We’re trusted by some of the world’s biggest names like Doja Cat, Kali Uchis, Phoebe Bridgers, Nick Cave, Wolf Alice and Sam Fender and songwriters such as Simon Aldred (Rag N Bone Man, Liam Gallagher, Celeste) and Clarence Coffee Jr. (Dua Lipa, Lizzo, The Snuts).

We thrive on creativity and are committed to championing diversity. We’re dedicated to inclusiveness and provide all the resources and benefits you need to grow your career and reach your potential. We offer competitive compensation packages, professional development opportunities, and an entrepreneurial culture that makes working here not just fun, but also rewarding.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. A full DBS check will be conducted on acceptance of the offer. Kobalt is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.