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Contract Analyst (Bilingual), Global Royalties

Finance & Accounting
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The Analyst, Global Royalties (Bilingual) position will maintain relationships with business units, internal departments and authors; acting as primary customer support resource to French speaking authors.  The main responsibilities of the role include:


  • Analyze and interpret contracts for royalty, subsidiary rights, and allocation terms (including interpretation of French contracts and translating to English). 
  • Ensure that all contract terms, advances, grants and adjustments are accurately entered into the Alliant royalty system. 
  • Ensure author and editor royalty statements are accurate and delivered according to contractual deadlines and royalty cycles, in a format that is understandable by the payee.
  • Locate and load contracts/contract data, or contact publishing/editorial departments to determine if royalty, honoraria or flat rate payments are due for the title.
  • Analyze rejected payments, work to resolve issues and/or collaborate with other teams to facilitate correction.
  • Provide customer support to internal clients in a timely manner through e-mail or phone. 




  • Experience with a windows based customer service or accounts payable/receivable system and image scanning system.
  • Proficiency in MS Office package.
  • Basic knowledge of 1099’s, W9’s, W8-BEN's, and 1042S tax forms.
  • Associate’s Degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred. 
  • Bilingual, French speaker notably required
  • 3 - 6 years business experience in a customer service, accounts payable or contracts related environment.  
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and time management skills required.
  • Ability to think analytically and solve problems.




Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. We help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. We help governments and universities evaluate and improve their research strategies. We help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers, and we support nurses and other healthcare professionals throughout their careers.


Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirectScopusSciValClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray’s Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries.


Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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