Business Manager

Columbia, SC, SC
Posted: 2020-09-08


CUMULUS MEDIA, Columbia, SC, is looking for a Business Manager to oversee their five-station cluster.  The Business Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Business Office, including managing all financial and human resource related functions of the market, and coordinates with Sales and Traffic staff. 

Who We Are:

CUMULUS | Columbia, SC currently features 5 stations in the Columbia area and surrounding counties.  Our stations include:  107.5 The Game WNKT-FM Sports Talk (Home of the South Carolina Gamecocks), 1320 WISW-AM ESPN Radio, B106.7 WTCB-FM Adult Contemporary Station, KISS 103.1 WLXC-FM Urban Adult Contemporary, 98.5 WOMG-FM Classic Hits.  The cluster of 5 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.     



Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the preparation of information needed for the monthly financial close and submission of information to the Corporate office by stated deadlines
Respond to all Corporate requests, audit requests & budget preparation
Processing 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
Ensures 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
Responsible for submitting all expense accruals
Prepare daily cash deposits, using the Company’s centralized lockbox banking system and web-based reporting tool, as well as the processing of credit card payments
Responsible for the protection against property losses and potential liabilities
Submit monthly Sales & Use Tax report and documentation per corporate instruction
Monitor and administer trade accounting functions for corporate reporting as well as in the traffic/billing system
Prepare commissions reports as related to billing and collections for both the national rep firm and the local sales staff
Maintenance of all files related to leases and contracts for the market
Process weekly and monthly billing along with reporting for end-of-month Accounts Receivable close and credit & collections analysis
Administer and control employee records and assist with data entry for purposes of preparation and submission of payroll
Assist with administration of employee benefit plans, including but not limited to 401(k), medical insurance, and dental insurance as necessary
Responds to employee complaints and keeps documentation on all issues that are potentially litigious.  Communicates issues and concerns to the corporate HR/Legal department
Maintenance of the EEO program, FCC related reports and hiring procedures.  Oversee or act as EEO Administrator for the market
Responsible for posting of all HR related required notices at station location and working with market to insure that station websites are updated with required notices
Assist department heads in new employee orientation.  Reviews all new hire packages for completeness and appropriate signatures
Assist Market Manager and other department heads with station and/or personnel issues
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/Great Plains
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


What we offer:

Competitive pay
Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
401K with company match to plan for the long-term
Paid Vacation & Holidays

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Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer