Guilford Press is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining a talented, dedicated staff. Located in New York City, we publish acclaimed books and periodicals in the areas of psychology and mental health, education, research methods, and geography. We offer our employees a collaborative and highly productive work environment, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career development.
Current Positions Open:
We have an excellent opportunity in our Business Management department if you are looking to develop a career in accounting.
We seek a productive accounting professional who is very systematic, organized, and able to prioritize and bring large projects to completion. You will be responsible for the administration of our royalty process from setting up author contracts through to payment. As well, you will handle applying customer payments, reconciling customer accounts, making journal entries, maintaining sales tax rates and reports, and reconciling the general ledger with subsidiary ledgers. You will interact with multiple departments and with our authors so a high level of interest in publishing is a plus.
Applicants must be articulate, and enthusiastic with a solid knowledge of accounting principles, an excellent facility with Excel, and strong general computer skills. The ability to learn, solve problems, and attention to detail are key requirements. The publishing industry is changing, and you will be called upon to take on special projects in order to find solutions to new problems.
We offer a collaborative atmosphere, while seeking staff who can work independently. We have a relaxed environment and maintain high expectations.
This is a near-full time to full time position with competitive salary and excellent benefits.
How to Apply
Candidates should send their resume with a well-written cover letter and salary required, to the attention of Lynn Penney at firstname.lastname@example.org with Accounting Clerk in the subject line. Please note that resumes received without cover letters will not be considered. The cover letter should address your key skills and how they might apply to the above job requirements.