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We’re Hiring – Two Positions!

January 24, 2017

Accounting and Operations Administrator

Our Company

cmi speaker management, a division of Complete Marketing Inc, is a global leader in the meetings industry.  We represent an international roster of carefully selected authors who positively impact millions of people through their keynote speeches, books and thought leadership.

Our founder, Karen Harris, is known worldwide for her high level of integrity in all her business dealings. She has worked tirelessly to advance ethical business practices in our industry by sitting on the Board of Governors of the International Association of Speakers Bureaus for the past 7 years and is the current Past President.

Celebrating 15 years in business, cmi is expanding its roster of clients and looking for an exceptional team player. This opportunity is perfect for someone who wants to make a difference, in a high integrity environment with a fun, vibrant family-oriented team.

cmi is located in the desirable deep south (Midnapore), away from the expense of downtown Calgary yet close to shopping and restaurants.

If you would like to work for an entrepreneur who deeply cares about changing the world – be part of a team that feels like your second family – and rub shoulders with ‘near celebrities’ – we want to see your resume.

Position Summary:

  • Handle all financial matters for cmi speaker management
  • Assist in some financial matters for its sister division, cmi Publishing
  • Ensure all accounting is accurate and handled in a timely manner
  • Provide assistance to the CEO and Operations team as required.
  • NOTE: This role is 70% accounting, 20% Operational and 10% other administrative responsibilities

The successful individual will be responsible for all accounting duties for a small organization of 5 to 10 employees.

Duties Include:

·       Full cycle accounting – invoicing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, petty cash control

·       Expense coding, management and administration

·       Payroll and ROEs in conjunction with payroll company

·       Bank deposits and account reconciliation (vehicle required)

·       Online commercial banking – wire transfers, ACH, bill payments, taxes

·       Credit card processing and account reconciliation

·       Weekly and monthly reporting of cash flow, budget, PNL

·       Manage CRA account including 15% non-resident withholding taxes, GST compliance and year-end taxes

·       Prepare financial statements, general ledgers and reports for owners

·       Prepare year end documentation for cmi’s Accountant and liaise with their office

Additional Duties:

·       Assist with contract preparation and authorization

·       Sales reporting to our clients

·       Provide tax documentation to our clients

·       Manage all communication with clients, customers and vendors regarding financial matters

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years experience in full-cycle bookkeeping
  • Knowledge of basic office software (Microsoft Office, email, web-based software, smartphones)
  • A minimum of 5 years experience with Quickbooks and working with Classes
  • Valid Drivers Licence
  • NOTE: a working knowledge of Salesforce is a definite asset

Soft Skills Required:

  • A customer oriented mindset willing to serve others
  • An exceptional team player
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal
  • You speak truthfully, deliver on your promises and do the right thing
  • A hard worker who is willing to put in extra time to get the job done
  • Calm under pressure while maintaining a high level of performance
  • Highly organized – attentive to detail – accurate, especially amidst interruptions
  • NOTE: Experience in a CPA’s office where you worked with multiple industries is a definite asset

Part-Time Position: 15 to 20 hours per week

Location: cmi’s offices in Midnapore

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates who will be moving on in the interview process will be contacted.

Please send your resume to admin@cmispeakers.com

 

Inside Sales Rep Opportunity

Our Company

cmi speaker management is a global leader in the meetings industry.  We represent an international roster of carefully selected authors who positively impact millions of people through their keynote speeches, books and thought leadership.

Our founder, Karen Harris, is known worldwide for her high level of integrity in all her business dealings. She has worked tirelessly to advance ethical business practices in our industry by sitting on the Board of Governors of the International Association of Speakers Bureaus for the past 7 years and is the current Past President.

Celebrating 15 years in business, cmi is expanding its roster of clients and looking for an exceptional team player. This opportunity is perfect for someone who wants to make a difference, in a high integrity environment with a fun, vibrant family-oriented team.

cmi is located in the desirable deep south (Midnapore), away from the expense of downtown Calgary yet close to shopping and restaurants.

If you would like to work for an entrepreneur who deeply cares about changing the world – be part of a team that feels like your second family – and rub shoulders with ‘near celebrities’ – we want to see your resume.

Job Description

We are looking for an Inside Sales Rep whose role will be to:

  • Establish rapport, provide prompt responses and successfully close a high ratio of inquiries from various sales channels
  • Determine our customers’ requirements and expectations in order to promote and sell cmi’s speakers and books
  • Maintain accurate and timely record of all communication with customers
  • Handle confidential information relating to our roster of speakers and their fees
  • Consistently illustrate cmi’s value proposition with the evolving needs of our customers
  • Assist with customer retention strategies
  • Expand cmi’s new business development
  • Meet agreed upon sales targets
  • Willingly take on any and all tasks as required

Required Experience:

  • As a talent agent or a speakers bureau agent
  • Or as an event planner who has purchased top quality speakers and/or entertainment
  • 5-10 years inside sales experience in a high-tech, customer-driven environment
  • A degree in Marketing and/or Communications is an asset

Essential Technology:

  • CRM software such as Salesforce, ACT or Goldmine
  • Microsoft Office suite of programs, with a high accuracy rating
  • Social media, particularly Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube
  • Dropbox and the Cloud
  • Google Mail & Google Calendars
  • Internet research
  • Mac environment

Desired Skillset:

  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal
  • An outstanding listener
  • A relationship builder
  • Problem solver – out of the box thinker – innovative – creative
  • You speak truthfully, deliver on your promises and do the right thing
  • Enthusiastic and passionate with a can-do attitude
  • An exceptional team player
  • Attentive to detail – accurate – especially amidst interruptions
  • Efficient – a good time manager – capable of meeting tight timelines and handling multiple tasks
  • Hard worker who is willing to put in extra time to get the job done
  • Calm under pressure while maintaining a high level of performance
  • Excel at working under minimal supervision
  • Creative and innovative
  • Nurturing and compassionate

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates who will be moving on in the interview process will be contacted.

 Please send your resume to admin@cmispeakers.com

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