iHeartMedia Regional Vice President - Finance in New York, New York

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Clear Channel Outdoor

Job Summary:

Develop & implement strategies for the Region and provide leadership, direction, and finance support for the finance team by developing & creating a cohesive, high performance culture for the finance teams of the respective branches & region through leadership and mentor-ship.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partners with various groups & department within the company to help with prepare annual budgets, monthly financial forecasts, monitor monthly closes, support for new business, and provide insight into financial variances to

  • Work with Corporate to develop the correct revenue and expense analytics

  • Work with the Northeast regional leader and Local GM’s to increase the efficiency of the branch and grow the business

  • Applies a broad knowledge of general accounting & financial analysis techniques for a variety of complex financial and business challenges.

  • Contributes to development of cross functional processes/and or structures that improve the efficiency and accuracy of financial reporting within the organization.

  • Works with the sales team to ensure that revenue deals are structured to maximize revenue and margins & minimize risk, and that any accounting issues are noted upfront.

  • Works closely with the Finance team to implement, improve and maintain financial management policies, systems, structures, and procedures.

  • Provides input into the strategic objectives of the finance team and how it can achieve its plans.

  • Ensures the smooth day-to-day running of the finance office through supervision/management of finance department staff and ensure the correct controls are in plan.

  • Ensures timely submission of monthly financial reports for the region and follow up actions to fix reporting errors at the field level.

  • Makes sure that financial records and backup documentation are ready for internal & external audits.

Job Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree – prefer concentration in Finance.


Work Experience

  • 7- 10 years experience working with finance teams, ideally in the media / advertising environment.

Skills

  • Advanced problem solving and analytical skills, both quantitative & qualitative.


  • Able to think things through & develop processes that contribute to enhanced organizational efficiency.

  • Self-starter with an ability to organize, prioritize and clarify deliverables. 


  • Able to create productive, long-term internal and external working partnerships. 


  • Deep business acumen and understanding of industry trends & revenue drivers. 


  • Able to make tough business & people decisions while creating positive energy in the face of challenges.

  • Able to push self and others to excel & execute in a multi-task, fast-paced dynamic environment. 


  • Able to balance data analytics, problem solving and moving forward with speed to achieve maximum results.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including ability to present in a clear and concise manner.

  • Able to recognize patterns and to prepare & present complex data in a simple, understandable manner.

Competencies

  • Focusing on the Bottom Line – Attacks everything with drive and energy with an eye on the bottom line; not afraid to initiate action before all the facts are known; drives to finish everything he/she starts.

  • Understanding the Business – Knows the business and the mission-critical technical and functional skills needed to do the job; understands various types of business propositions and understands how businesses operate in general, Sales Management.

  • Getting Organized – Is well organized, resourceful, and well planning; effective and efficient at marshalling multiple resources to get things done; foresees and plans around obstacles.

  • Making Complex Decisions – Can solve even the toughest and most complex of problems; great at gleaning meaning from whatever data is available; is a quick study of the new and different.

  • Collaboration – Understands the importance of relationships in effective teamwork; modifies personal style to work more effectively within a team; involves stakeholders in defining the problem and best solution.

  • Technical Expertise & Business Acumen – Converts data into information that can drive decision making; Asks effective questions to assess the details of a problem; demonstrates how an approach or proposal creates value.

  • Getting Work Done Through Others – Manages people well; gets the most and best out of the people he/she has; sets and communicates guiding goals; measures accomplishments, holds people accountable, and gives useful feedback; delegates and develops.

Other Requirements

  • Able to travel 30 - 40% of time to branches across the region for in-person coaching, training and sales call participation.

Location

New York, NY: 99 Park Avenue, 2nd Floor, 10016

Position Type

Regular

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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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.

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