WESH2/CW18, the Hearst Television owned NBC and CW affiliates in Orlando has an opening for a Business Manager. Join the team of one of America’s great television station duopolies in one of the country’s most-desirable cities. Responsibilities include payroll/employee relations, providing business analytics and support to the General Manager and Department head team, forecasting, budgeting, expense management and other business office activities at the station. This position also provides support and works collaboratively with the regional accounting group on the monthly financial closing, forecast and annual budget processes among other things.
General Business Functions Interpretation and communication of financial results Liaison between station and regional accounting office on operating costs Forecasting and budgeting of operational station expenses and revenues
Personnel Administrative Functions New hire processing Termination processing Employee relations Worker’s comp administration
Various Insurance and Statutory Reporting
Accounts Payable & Expenses Invoice processing and approval P-Card report approval Travel & entertainment report approval Local operating contract maintenance Fleet Management
Asset Management Tagging, tracking and disposal Inventory
Miscellaneous office management functions, e.g. insurance reporting, EEO reporting
Remote bank deposits
Required Skills: Outstanding Microsoft Excel skills. Ability to meet assigned deadlines Highly detail oriented and organized Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Ability to interpret and analyze various levels of financial data and provide guidance and recommendations. Work with various on-boarding and on-going human resource functions including but not limited to payroll. Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish directives
Education: Bachelor’s in Accounting or Finance preferred.
Required Experience: 5+ years of accounting/finance experience Previous experience handling all aspects of a business unit’s accounting functions a plus. Previous work within a regional business office structure preferred. Experience with accounting software applications including Oracle, Wide Orbit, Hyperion Planning or their equivalents required.
About Hearst Television
Hearst Television owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.
Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.
Hearst Television’s community service and corporate citizenship have been widely acknowledged and its reputation in these areas has been reinforced by the company’s employee-recruitment efforts. These include providing ongoing support for organizations such as the Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media; the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation; the Broadcasters Foundation of America; the Carole Kneeland Project for Responsi...ble Journalism; and the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Asian American Journalists’ Association, among others.
Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.