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At Kendall Hunt our products, technology, and markets have
evolved through the years, yet one thing has remained constant--it's our people
and the dedication to our work that make us stand out from the rest.
Why are we so dedicated? Maybe it's the satisfaction of
doing important work, maybe it's the challenges and the rewards of working in an
ever-changing industry, or, maybe it's because we've found just the right mix of
all these thing and it makes Kendall/Hunt a great place to work. Come find out
Kendall Hunt offers a comprehensive benefits package,
training, and a competitive salary. Kendall Hunt is An Equal Opportunity
Westmark Enterprises is a support organization headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa that provides administrative, finance and accounting services for affiliated companies, including Kendall Hunt Publishing, Westmark Development, Great River Learning and all of their respective customers. As a mid-sized dynamic organization, we work very closely and interact regularly with all levels of management and employees in all of our companies. The primary responsibility of the Tax and Audit Manager is handling the oversight, preparation and filing of all tax returns and business filings, as well as coordinating the annual financial statement audit and supervision of the preparation of multi-state sales tax returns.
Prepares and files income tax and sales tax returns. Organizes annual financial statement audit and works closely with external auditors to resolve any issues. Coordinates external auditor’s review of completed returns and assists in preparation of returns. Organizes the annual audit of Kendall Hunt financial statements. Assists with annual budgeting process, G/L verifications, financial statement preparation, obsolescence, costing, product line analysis, fixed asset tracking and depreciation. Handles annual filings and payments for business and sales tax licenses and gross receipts tax, as well as personal property records, unclaimed property returns and reconciliation of property taxes. Manages sales tax credits and exemption records for proof on nontaxable sales. Overall responsibility for W-9 and W-8 vendor reporting, 1099 reporting and foreign royalty reporting.
The right candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and at least 5 to 10 years related tax and audit experience as well as a comprehensive understanding of all accounting principles and applications as well as prior supervisory experience. Previous public accounting and audit experience preferred. Also essential to success are strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with all levels within our group of companies, as well as proven critical thinking, problem solving, organizational, analytical and decision-making skills. This position is based in Dubuque, Iowa.
As a team of highly motivated, results-oriented professionals, we are looking to hire an Author Account Manager to be part of our team based in Dubuque to manage sales and relationships with existing Higher Education authors. Manages sales and relationships with assigned author accounts, including up-selling to existing author accounts to maximize sales. Initiates and manages revision and reprint process for assigned authors. Coordinates contracts and production process for revisions. Generates leads for outside sales through bookstore contacts and author referrals. Proactively works to gain referrals for other potential authors and adopters. Implements successful sales strategies to increase sales and profits on assigned accounts. Overall responsibility for annual budget and sales goals. May periodically travel to visit assigned authors or attend conventions to promote Kendall Hunt products. Salary plus performance-based incentive potential and full benefit package.
Qualified candidates must have excellent communication, problem solving and customer relations skills. Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license required. Prior sales or customer relations experience preferred. This position is based in Dubuque, Iowa.
As a team of highly motivated, results-oriented professionals, we are looking to hire a Project Coordinator on our team in Dubuque to coordinate projects through all aspects of the publishing process and serve as liaison with the author, sales person and various internal and external service providers. Overall responsibility for assigned projects from the initial contract signing through the manufacturing and distribution process. Coordinates and monitors the developmental process, including review of project costs and specifications, as well as input and maintenance of project information in our in-house database. Marks content for compositor, using standard code to indicate format, page layout and size/placement of illustrations and photos. Maintains effective communications with authors and ensures all publishing guidelines are followed as the manuscript is being developed. Serves as liaison with the project author, sales and internal and external services throughout the entire project development process. Closely monitors project budget and requests cost quotes and purchase orders as needed. Works closely with internal staff and external providers to identify and resolve any issues.
Position requires degree and strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and prioritization, proven analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as applied knowledge of Internet software, word processing and spreadsheets, Adobe Professional, including PDF files and mark-up tools, In Design or other paging programs, and familiarity with Macintosh usage. Prior publishing experience preferred. This position is based in Dubuque, Iowa.
Closely reviews submitted projects to determine if any material is borrowed and requires copyright clearance. Researches copyright holders, publishers and source information using the Internet, print material and other resources as needed. Initiates initial contact and follow-up with appropriate parties to obtain permission to use material. Maintains and updates permissions database as responses are received from copyright owners. Summarizes and prepares list of credit lines based on individual copyright holder requests. Reviews and monitors project permissions budget and maintains ongoing contact with author and acquisitions editor regarding status of permission clearance and overall budget impact. Negotiates permissions fees with copyright holders and processes permissions payments. Works closely with internal staff to identify and resolve any permission issues.
Position requires degree and related experience. Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and prioritization, proven analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as applied knowledge of web technology and Internet software and familiarity with HTML, XML or any standard web mark-up language are essential. 2-3 years prior permissions experience preferred. This position is based in Dubuque, Iowa.
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Human Resources Department P.O. Box 1840 Dubuque, IA 52004-1840 Phone: (563) 589-1000