WDRB Media is seeking an engaging and dynamic Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to lead and direct the Accounting/Finance department for Block Communications, Inc. television entities that include television stations operating under the call letters: WDRB/WBKI, WLIO & WAND/DAND.
Primary duties and responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
Responsible for month end close for multiple entities each month including variance analysis to budget and prior year(s).
Review all balance sheet account analysis on a monthly basis with the assistance of the Controller and Senior Accountant.
Calculate, record, and reconcile monthly balances, amortization and impairment (if necessary) of the stations second largest asset, film contracts.
Prepare the annual capital and operating detail budgets, including a 5 year projection, for multiple television properties; including analyzing the progress against those budgets.
Provide various other reports as requested by management.
Use expertise and analysis to assist in financial decision making.
Prepare annual property tax returns for multiple properties.
Negotiate pricing and contracts with vendors.
Supervise the Accounting functions for multiple properties; recruitment, training, development, performance management, etc.
Preparation, validation and maintenance of all processes within functional areas
Following and enforcing the Company’s policies and procedures, including the EEO guidelines and safety, at all times
Experience with SAGE100, Dynamics, Biznet, and/or Wide Orbit
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in the accounting or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
Must hold a valid CPA Certificate
Possess a good working knowledge of basic legal tenants as they pertain to corporate and labor law
7+ years prior experience with general ledger accounting and financial statement preparation
5+ years prior experience in a supervisory capacity
Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Considerable skill with Microsoft Excel to include Pivot Tables)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Possess exceptional interpersonal communication skills
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Strictly maintains confidentiality of financial and/or other information acquired in the course of work; discloses only when authorized, unless legally obligated to do so
Background and driving record that meets Company standards; valid Driver’s License
This position works in an automated business office environment.
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