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Active Interest Media is committed to developing a community of dedicated professionals with the ability and drive to provide the best service possible through their career path within AIM.

AIM seeks to promote from within while also incorporating the diverse talent that can be found outside of the organization.

Active Interest Media is a company actively acquiring and building market-leading enthusiast publications and other media platforms. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, long and short term disability, FSA and 401k.

Active Interest Media values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Assistant Controller- Des Moines, Accounting

The Assistant Corporate Controller is an integral part of the accounting team. This position is ultimately responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the Company’s consolidated financial statements and is the leading resource for all accounting, budgeting and financial functions for all the groups.

Professional Qualifications and Desired Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance, CPA/MBA preferable

Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an Assistant Controller or similar role in a mid-size company

Proficient in Microsoft Office products with advanced Excel skills

In depth knowledge of GAAP and its practical application including revenue recognition

Experience with ERP and CRM systems, preferably Oracle Fusion Cloud and Sales Force

Primary Objective

Assists in the management of the accounting department, directly assigning, supervising, and reviewing the day-to-day activities of the accounting staff and support team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to Financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, sales and use tax, and oversight of payroll.

Professional Responsibilities

Leads the month end close process, ensuring transactions are complete, accurate, and in compliance with GAAP

Prepares financial statements timely and accurately

Ensures that all balance sheet accounts are reconciled monthly and any necessary corrective entries booked.

Trains, develops, and supervises the accounting department staff.

Oversees payroll, posts journal entries to record and completes all related tax reporting

Files Sales and use tax and other corporate filings as required

Oversees and serves as point of contact for external audits

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.

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Customer Service Representative- DesMoines, Home Group

Active Interest Media is currently looking for a Customer Service Representative. Duties include answering order and subscription phone calls on a daily basis. Actively pursue upsells of subscription renewals and our cancel/save programs. Act as senior member of the team, especially when asked to assit new reps, or act as team leader backup. Participate in training of new members of the department when asked.

Professional Responsibilities:

· Handles order calls quickly and efficiently and assist others when necessary

· Assists callers with problems on orders, such as missing items, damaged kits, etc

· Completeles returns when applicable

· Assists CSR’s on returns procedures when needed

· Assists callers with subscription problems and correct the problem if applicable

· Knowledgeable on SERV and able to help all subscribers

· Pursues multiple year renewals to customers calling to renew their subscription

· Utilizes our cancel/save program to increase subscriptions payups

· Assists customers with general technical questions

· Corresponds to customers via email regarding subscription and order questions

· Assists customers in using our web site

· Write and sends gift cards or letters when applicable

· Corresponds with CDS regarding customer account information

· Keys mail orders timely and efficiently using our data entry program

· Extremely knowedgeable on order entry system and able to assist others in each area

· Enters new credit orders on SERV always pointing out our lower, multiple year rates

· Assists Circulation dept. employees and management with subscriber problems when necessary

· Maintaind comp records for editorial departments

· Rotates monthly as team leader to complete all work available in the department

· Completes correspondence when necessary

· Other duties as assigned

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.

About Active Interest Media

One of the world’s largest enthusiast media companies, Active Interest Media (aimmedia.com) produces leading consumer and trade events, websites, magazines, and films and TV shows that reach 40 million readers, fans, and attendees in 85 countries. Our brands include Yoga Journal, BACKPACKER, Climbing SKI, Clean Eating, Anglers Journal, Yachts International, Sail, Power & Motoryacht, Practical Horseman, EQUUS, Muscle & Performance, Team Roping Journal, Oxygen, Clean Eating, Log Home Living, Old House Journal, Cabin Living, Woodsmith, Garden Gate, and more. The company’s five divisions—the Equine Network, Home Group, Active Living Group, Marine Group, and Fitness Group—also operate thriving B2B platforms, online universities, and retail events. Core competencies include lead generation (through our Qualified Buyer Program), marketing services (through our in-house agency, Catapult Creative Labs), and video production. Warren Miller Entertainment is the most successful adventure-film company in history, and AIM Studios is a unit dedicated to digital video. Active Interest Media’s customers are smart, engaged, and loyal, and they look to our brands for trustworthy information and services that will inspire and enable them to enjoy their passions.

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