Job Posting: Accounting / Customer Service Representative

POSTED APRIL 12, 2021

North Star Editions (NSE) is looking for a full-time Accounting / Customer Service Representative to join our staff of print and online publishing professionals.

NSE is a publishing and distribution company dedicated to guiding readers toward a lifetime love of reading. NSE offers fiction and nonfiction books for children and young adults that inspire, inform, and entertain.

This is a position that will give the right candidate the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment in a position that requires keen attention to detail and an ability to multitask and track various clients and vendors.

Duties will include:

Accounting/Order Processing

— Process book orders daily, both through manual data entry and EDI

— Submit fulfillment requests to warehouse

— Monitor shipping notifications to ensure prompt order delivery

— Create and send invoices to customers, both manually and through EDI

— Monitor warehouse inventory and play a key role in internal inventory meetings

— Monitor receivables to ensure customer compliance with payment terms

— Offer customer service to wholesalers and individual customers

— Reconcile monthly consignment and digital-sales reports; enter sales receipts and create invoices

— Enter bills from vendors

Office/Admin

— Assist with mailings and handle mailing lists

— Create and coordinate vendor contracts

— Manage distribution of complimentary copies of books

— Perform light HR duties such as distributing and filing forms

— Other duties as assigned, including occasional front desk coverage

Qualifications

— Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in accounting, business, HR, or related field

— Strong knowledge of Quickbooks software; experience with Quickbooks Enterprise preferred

— Excellent communication and organizational skills

— Experience with Microsoft Office programs (mainly Excel and Word)

— Experience with Gmail and Google Workspace preferred

— Strong attention to detail and accuracy

— Ability to multitask

— A high level of professionalism

— A desire to grow along with us!

We offer a competitive starting salary, benefits including a company-paid health insurance plan and 401K for full-time employees, a casual work environment focused on cooperation, and the ability to grow both in your career and with the company.

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@northstareditions.com. No phone calls, please.

Location: Remote until at least June 2021, then mostly onsite in our Mendota Heights office.

Compensation: Mid 30K, DOQ, plus benefits

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