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About CUMULUS MEDIA 

 

CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion consumers every month — wherever and whenever they want it. CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 428 owned-and-operated stations across 87 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the American Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 8,000 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and offers listeners a dynamic network of popular podcasts that define culture with original content and commentary on today’s world. CUMULUS MEDIA provides advertisers with local impact and national reach through on-air, digital, mobile, and voice-activated media solutions, as well as access to integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, and live event experiences. CUMULUS MEDIA is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.


Business Manager

Department: Administrative
Location: Des Moines, IA

Cumulus Media | Des Moines, IA is looking for a Business Manager to oversee their five radio station cluster.  The Business Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Business Office, including managing all financial and human resource related functions of the market, and coordinates with Sales and Commercial Traffic staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the preparation of information needed for the monthly financial close and submission of information to the Corporate office by stated deadlines
  • Respond to all Corporate requests, audit requests & budget preparation
  • Processing Accounts Payable as it relates to the day-to-day vendor relationship management, obtaining approvals for all vendor invoices, general ledger coding, and processing functions
  • Ensures adherence to the various components of the Company’s internal accounting controls and policies, including but not limited to; revenue recognition, cash control, credit and collections, and employee compensation
  • Responsible for submitting all expense accruals
  • Prepare daily cash deposits, using the Company’s centralized lockbox banking system and web-based reporting tool, as well as the processing of credit card payments
  • Responsible for the protection against property losses and potential liabilities
  • Submit monthly Sales & Use Tax report and documentation per corporate instruction
  • Monitor and administer trade accounting functions for corporate reporting as well as in Stratus traffic/billing system
  • Prepare commissions reports as related to billing and collections for both the national rep firm and the local sales staff
  • Maintenance of all files related to leases and contracts for the market
  • Process weekly and monthly billing along with reporting for end-of-month Accounts Receivable close and credit & collections analysis
  • Learn the company’s Workday program in order to administer and control employee records and assist with data entry for purposes of preparation and submission of payroll
  • Assist with administration of employee benefit plans, including but not limited to 401(k), medical insurance, and dental insurance as necessary
  • Responds to employee complaints and keeps documentation on all issues that are potentially litigious. Communicates issues and concerns to the corporate HR/Legal department
  • Maintenance of the EEO program, FCC related reports and hiring procedures. Oversee or act as EEO Administrator for the market
  • Responsible for posting of all HR related required notices at station location and working with market to insure that station websites are updated with required notices
  • Assist department heads in new employee orientation. Reviews all new hire packages for completeness and appropriate signatures
  • Assist Market Manager and other department heads with station and/or personnel issues
  • All other duties as deemed necessary by corporate or local market management

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multi-task, handle pressure and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in all aspects of accounting
  • Knowledge of standard office equipment
  • Good at problem solving and prioritizing
  • Great team player

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor

For immediate consideration, please click https://cumulus.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1035280&&#job

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: https://www.cumulus.com

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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