iHeartMedia Finance Manager in Fayetteville, Arkansas
Reports directly to the Finance Director, the Finance Manager will help lead the finance department within one or multiple markets. The position will support the Market President (s), sales, programming and operations with financial reporting, general business decisions, research, inquiries, proactive analysis and projects. In addition, this role will implement and maintain adherence to policy and procedure over market accounting and implement best practices. Position is responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of all market reporting, including budgets and forecasts.
Develop annual budgets utilizing financial industry tools and metrics
•Provide variance analysis to forecast, budget and prior year as part of the month-end review process, board preparation
•Develop and responsible for forecasts and forecast variance analysis
•Work with sales, operations and general management to identify and track cost savings initiatives
•Review financial statements with general management
•Assist corporate, general management, finance, sales and operations with special projects, audits, reporting, inquiries, policy deployment or other business projects and initiatives
•Participate in finance or other business meetings to stay apprised of business issues and company strategy; participate in other weekly staff or department meetings
•Engage in proactive analysis to drive revenue growth and profit generation via scenario analyses, rate reviews, occupancy studies etc.
•Oversee payroll function, ensure bonuses are correctly calculated and entered and review all reports
•Perform various month-end close activities, assisting with requests to facilitate a timely close process
•Review and approve vendor invoices
•Review sales commission calculations
•Assist sales with client relation issues as needed
•Review aging receivable reports and accounts as appropriate
•Review and approve expense reports
•Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, economics or related field or equivalent work experience required.
•At least 4 years of financial experience, including hands-on FP&A experience.
•Skills in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).
•Experience leading the preparation of long-range forecasts, annual budgets, short-term plans, and healthy rolling forecasts.
•Strong understanding of accounting processes, procedures and internal controls.
•Strong analytical abilities and ability to communicate analytical findings both verbally and in written form (through formal presentations, PowerPoint).
•Ability to research and identify problems, develop proposals, conduct analysis independently and in collaboration with others. High accuracy with numbers.
•Familiarity with financial systems such asCognosa plus.
•Ability to lead & execute in multi-task, fast-paced dynamic environment.
Location: Fayetteville, AR: 2049 E Joyce Boulevard, Suite 101, 72703
Position Type: Regular
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iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies specializing in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, live events, and on-demand entertainment and information services across the nation and providing premier opportunities for advertisers.