Manager of Business Operations

Company: Standard Media Group
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Location: Cape Girardeau
Full Time

KBSI-TV, the FOX affiliate and WDKA MyNetwork 49 are seeking a Manager of Business Operations to join our team in Cape Girardeau, MO. The Manager of Business Operations will play a key role as a member of station leader-ship, owning or assisting with station operations pertaining to accounting, financial planning & analysis, and HR, as well as interfacing with our corporate parent, Standard Media Group (SMG).

• Lead month-end close process for the market, performing customary activities including journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, bank reconciliations, accruals and financial reviews
• Prepare monthly variance analysis of budget versus actual and provide meaningful commentary regarding discrepancies. This includes working with key stakeholders on gathering information needed to prepare commentary
• Own Accounts Receivable process for the market, in collaboration with SMG Corporate Finance. This includes monitoring A/R aging, coordinating invoice adjustments with sales department and processing customer refunds
• Own Accounts Payable process for the market, in collaboration with SMG Corporate Finance. This includes reviewing invoices for coding against budget, monitoring invoice approval workflow and follow-up with vendors as needed

Financial Planning & Analysis:
• Own monthly and annual financial planning processes, in close collaboration with station and SMG leadership
• Support General Manager and Department Heads with scheduled/ad-hoc reporting and analysis

Human Resources:
• Process payroll weekly including management of timecards for hourly employees and employee expense reporting
• Calculates commissions for commission-based employees
• Assist employees with payroll and HR inquiries/tasks, in collaboration with SMG Corporate HR
• Maintains station personnel files, status change forms and other documentation, as needed, related to personnel matters
• Assist station leadership in the talent acquisition process as required; coordinate orientation for new hires
• Maintain compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity program requirements (e.g. post positions, maintain EEO files)

• Monitor supply needs for station and manage ordering process with station personnel
• Perform additional duties as assigned

• Competitive salary plus generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, vacation, paid holidays, and paid time-off, plus exceptional growth opportunities.

For over ten years, Forbes has called Cape Girardeau one of the Best Small Places for Business & Careers, with a Cost of Living 12% below national average and a great Housing Affordability Index. Cape Girardeau County is known for its beautiful homes, parks, and churches, as well as its outstanding health and educational systems.

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required
• 3-5 years of experience in a corporate or startup accounting role; media experience preferred but not required
• Analytical problem solver with strong attention to detail, advanced MS Excel skills and proficiency in Office 365
• Displays a consistently positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills
• Exhibits maturity and integrity, with demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

Additional Information:
Standard Media Group-SMG is an innovative media company serving our communities through breaking news, impactful investigative reporting, and innovative multi-screen marketing services.

Standard Media Group-SMG is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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