Assistant Business Manager

baton rouge, LA
Posted: 2020-01-31


CUMULUS MEDIA | Baton Rouge, LA is looking for an Assistant Business Manager to to assist in the oversight of their 4 station cluster.  The Assistant Business Manager is responsible for assisting the Business Manager with all business department duties as assigned by the Business Manager.  The Baton Rouge market is simply an amazing place to work. Our beautiful Baton Rouge offices are right next to the State Capitol on Main St. in downtown Baton Rouge. This is a true dream job


Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for assisting as needed for the monthly financial close and submission of information to the Corporate office by stated deadlines
Assisting with preparation of all monthly reports as requested by the corporate office as well as assisting the Business Manager with any additional information to the corporate office as requested
Assisting the Business Manager with Corporate requests, audit request & budget preparation
Assisting with Accounts Payable as it relates to the day-to-day vendor relationship management, obtaining approvals for all vendor invoices, general ledger coding, and processing functions
Work closely with Business Manager to ensure adherence to the various components of the Company’s internal accounting controls and policies, including but not limited to; revenue recognition, cash control, credit and collections, and employee compensation
Assist with daily cash deposit management and reporting, using the Company’s centralized lockbox banking system and web-based reporting tool.  Also responsible for assisting with processing credit card payments
Responsible for the protection against property losses and potential liabilities
Assist Business Manager in providing information to comply with Sales & Use Tax reporting per corporate instruction
Assist with monitoring and administration of all trade accounting functions
Assist with the preparation of all commissions related to billing and collections for both the national rep firm and the local sales staff
Assist with the maintenance of all files including those related to leases and contracts for the market
Assist Business Manager with all weekly and monthly billing functions along with the end-of-month Accounts Receivable close
Assist with payroll preparation if necessary
Assist with maintenance of the EEO program, FCC related reports and hiring procedures 
Assist Market Manager and other department heads as requested by the Business Manager
All other duties as deemed necessary by corporate or local market management.



Strong computer skills and working knowledge of business systems such as Microsoft Office, Stratus/Wide Orbit Traffic & Billing System, Workday, Workplace and Adaptive Planning
Ability to multi-task, handle pressure and deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in all aspects of accounting
Knowledge of standard office equipment
Available for occasional evening or weekend hours


Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer