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  1.  Accountant / Controller - CPA/MBA

    This is a leadership role in the accounting department that also includes HR resposibilities for the company.

    Responsibiities for this position include cash management, the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, ensuring the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensuring that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. Managing all the HR/benefits is also part of this position.

    Experience with paying royalties a plus but not required.

    Candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a cmpany of at least 30 people. CPA/MBA strongly preferred.

    Position will have 2 people reporting to them.

    Management

    Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
    Manage outsourced functions
    Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives
    Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures.

    Transactions

    Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
    Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
    Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
    Process payroll in a timely manner
    Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
    Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
    Maintain the chart of accounts
    Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
    Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

    Reporting

    Issue timely and complete financial statements
    Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report
    Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
    Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
    Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts
    Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
    Provide for a system of management cost reports
    Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations

    This is a full-time, Boulder-based position.

    Send cover and CV to finance-jobs@shambhala.com

  2. Data and Inventory Manager

    This is an accounting position that in addition to normal accounting/bookkeeping responsibilities requires some sql skills as well. 

    Some basic sql is required. Other applications used may include Visual Studio (just to accomplish some basic tasks), Dynamics GP (Great Plains) ans Scribe Insight (though the right candidate can be trained on these assuming they know sql already) and Bradbury Phillips royalties software.

    Responsibilities include:

    Daily/Weekly/Monthly
    - Inventory Files Receiving/Processing 
    - Processing monthly sales from about a dozen vendors
    - Inventory reconciliation
    - A/R
    - Payroll

    Quarterly
    - Reconcilation of A/R, bank, and 

    Semi-annual
    - Update budget

    Annual
    - Inventory write-downs
    - Inventory adjustments
    - Year end

    This is a full-time, Boulder-based position.

    Send cover and CV to finance-jobs@shambhala.com
     
  3. Accounting Associate / Bookkeeper

    Responsibilities include:

    Accounts Payable
    Manage Accounts Payable Transactions
    Bi-weekly check run
    Entering invoices
    Manage old invoices and stale dated checks
    Maintain vendor and customer records in Dynamics
    Organize and process Corporate American Express expenses
    Process incoming and outgoing wires
    Maintain Corporate MBTA passes
    Print monthly invoice
    Update advance cards and create new royalty files
    Maintain payee and author records in royalty system
    Manage Accounts Payable files

    Accounts Receivable
    Manage Accounts Receivable Transactions
    Enter Cash Receipts
    Process refund checks

    Cash
    Manage operating cash balance
    Transfer funds from Mail Order to Operating
    Enter cash transitions
    Enter line of credit transactions

    Monthly bank reconciliations
    Operating account
    Mail Order account
    Download Credit Card data and manipulate data into excel sheet
    Petty Cash account

    Corporate Expense Reports
    Disperse expenses to card holders for approval
    Record expenses in Dynamics

    Subrights/Royalties
    Process Subrights income
    Enter Subrights into Bradbury Philips
    Ensure that author split is accurate
    Monthly Subrights reconciliation
    Maintain payee and author records in Bradbury Phillips
    Assist Royalty Manager when needed

    Payroll
    Process Payroll bi-weekly
    Enter into Ceridian website and reconcile to payroll excel sheet

    Quarterly/ yearly Reconciliation
    Review SR Suspense
    Reconcile AP
    Reconcile AR

    Semi-Annual/Annual Tasks
    Manage 1099
    Process Royalty payments
    Enter new titles into BP and print contracts

    This is a full-time, Boulder-based position.

    Send cover and CV to finance-jobs@shambhala.com

Editorial

  1. Editor - Roost Books Imprint

    Roost Books (an imprint of Shambhala Publications) seeks an energetic, experienced acquisitions editor with strong knowledge, interest, and hands-on experience in the genres of cooking, crafting, parenting, gardening, and other lifestyle areas.

    Responsibilities:

    • Acquisition and development of original manuscripts (including all editorial aspects of book development – editing; writing jacket and catalog/website copy and fact sheets for sales reps and other marketing copy as required; coordination and collaboration with production, design, marketing and publicity, etc.).
    • Identification of trends in subject areas to channel into new projects.
    • Cultivation of relationships with agents.
    • Excellent communication, project management, and networking skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Act as primary point of contact for authors throughout the book process.
    • Help the Editorial Committee identify, evaluate, and cultivate new authors and projects.

     Desired qualifications:

    • Widespread knowledge of book publishing processes and functions (editorial, production, design, copyediting, marketing, sales).
    • Excellent intra- and inter-departmental communication and collaboration skills.
    • Excellent computer skills especially Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; experience with InDesign, InCopy, and Microsoft Word style sheets preferred.
    • Excellent editorial, rewriting, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
    • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, flexible, and able to prioritize varied workload.
    • Current contacts including authors, illustrators, agents, etc. in the book publishing industry.
    • High level of skill in organization, analytics, and verbal and written communication.
    • Minimum of three years experience in publishing.

     Send cover letter and cv to editor-jobs@shambhala.com

    Position is in our Boulder, CO office.


  2. Editor - Shambhala / Snow Lion

    Shambhala Publications seeks an energetic, experienced acquisitions editor with strong knowledge, interest, and hands-on experience in the areas of Buddhism, mindful living, yoga, health and well-being, psychology

    Responsibilities:

    • Acquisition and development of original manuscripts (including all editorial aspects of book development – editing; writing jacket and catalog/website copy and fact sheets for sales reps and other marketing copy as required; coordination and collaboration with production, design, marketing and publicity, etc.).
    • Identification of trends in subject areas to channel into new projects.
    • Cultivation of relationships with agents.
    • Excellent communication, project management, and networking skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Act as primary point of contact for authors throughout the book process.
    • Help the Editorial Committee identify, evaluate, and cultivate new authors and projects.

     Desired qualifications:

    • Widespread knowledge of book publishing processes and functions (editorial, production, design, copyediting, marketing, sales).
    • Excellent intra- and inter-departmental communication and collaboration skills.
    • Excellent computer skills especially Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; experience with InDesign, InCopy, and Microsoft Word style sheets preferred.
    • Excellent editorial, rewriting, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
    • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, flexible, and able to prioritize varied workload.
    • Current contacts including authors, illustrators, agents, etc. in the book publishing industry.
    • High level of skill in organization, analytics, and verbal and written communication.
    • Minimum of three years experience in publishing.

    Send cover letter and cv to editor-jobs@shambhala.com 

    Position is in our Boulder, CO office.