Lineage Clerk
News UK
Peterborough, GBR
6d ago

Job Description

News UK is a company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are an ambitious and ever-growing organisation with a passion for storytelling, capturing moments, meaning and magic to make sense of the world.

Our newspapers reach more than 30 million people each week and include The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times. News UK is also home to Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company boasting independent local and national radio stations.

Your Team :

You will be part of the Contributions & Expenses team working alongside five colleagues. The team is vibrant, exciting and very busy with a mix of both ages and experience.

The team processes payments for the lineage and pictures that appear in our titles and checks all expense claims in Concur to ensure they adhere to News UK’s expense policy.

Your Role :

Management of Contributor payments system for the Times, Sunday Times, the Sun and TLS including some daily and monthly reporting.

Day to day :

  • Responsibility for lineage & pictures contributor payments
  • Maintain payment models used for lineage & pictures

    Liaising with desks daily to sort payment queries

    Work closely with commissioning editors to ensure smooth payment process

    Manage expenses process through communication with the desks and the managing editors office

    Assist Finance Analyst with data queries


    Managing various mailboxes

    Adhoc queries / duties

    What we’re looking for from you :

    Pro-active can do attitude, enthusiasm, ability to manage workload to strict deadlines. Experience of working in a fast paced environment, along with strong organisational and prioritisation skills.

    Be flexible and adaptable with the ability to work as part of a team or individually. Knowledge of SAP would be useful but not essential.

    Wide understanding of Accounts Payable Practices and Procedures.

    What's in it for you?

    We love our business and what we do. We want you to love work as much as we do so we promise to offer on-the-job training and development enabling you to be the best you can be.

    NewsUK Benefits

    We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK. Alongside pay, we offer :

  • A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5%;
  • A comprehensive private medical scheme covering pre-existing conditions;
  • Maternity leave of up to 18 weeks full basic salary and paternity leave of up 2 weeks full basic salary;
  • Discounted rates for gym membership for employees and immediate family;
  • A range of different flexible working options, which can be requested by employees;
  • Interest free commuter loan of up to £10,000 tax free

  • Bikes For Work’ scheme to save income tax and national insurance;
  • Up to four Volunteering Days per year for employees to use on charities of choice;
  • Health and wellbeing benefits

  • Regular inhouse events and masterclasses
  • Wide range of internal and external training available, plus full eLearning access via LinkedIn Learning.

    Equal opportunities :

    We are a diverse team and strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential. We want to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised, utilised and celebrated.

    News UK is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all its employees and applicants.

    We oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace.

    We thrive when we champion diversity and inclusion. We make better decisions, we’re stronger and happier, and it’s the right thing to do.

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