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About CUMULUS MEDIA 

 

A leader in the radio broadcasting industry, CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) combines high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices to the 245 million people reached each week through its 434 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 89 U.S. media markets (including eight of the top 10), approximately 8,000 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels. Together, the Cumulus Radio Station Group and Westwood One platforms make CUMULUS MEDIA one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. The Cumulus Radio Station Group and Westwood One are the exclusive radio broadcast partners to some of the largest brands in sports, entertainment, news, and talk, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, and more. Additionally, it is the nation's leading provider of country music and lifestyle content through its NASH brand, which serves country fans nationwide through radio programming, exclusive digital content, and live events. For more information, visit www.cumulusmedia.com.


Business Manager

Department: Finance/Accounting
Location: Birmingham, AL

Cumulus Media | Birmingham, AL is looking for a Business Manager to oversee their 6 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 Traffic staff. 

Who We Are:   

CUMULUS Birmingham is the market leader in sports talk, news talk, and urban AC.  CUMULUS Birmingham is composed of 6 radio stations serving Birmingham and the central Alabama area.  Our stations include sports talk WJOX 94.5, WJQX, Jox 2 100.5, Jox 3 690 am, urban AC HOT 107.7, Talk 99.5, and 1070 WAPI.     

Key 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 the 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
  • 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

 Qualifications:

  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of business systems such as Microsoft Office, Stratus/Wide Orbit Traffic & Billing System, Workday, Workplace and Adaptive Planning/Great Plains
  • 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
  • Available for occasional evening or weekend hours

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

For immediate consideration, please visit www.cumulus.com/work-here/

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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