CBS Corporation Market Controller (Atlanta) in Atlanta, Georgia

Market Controller (Atlanta)

REF#: 27896

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Atlanta, GA, US

ABOUT US:

CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets - including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio - as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.

DESCRIPTION:

CBS Radio Atlanta is looking for a Market Controller to oversee the market’s financial operations. The Market Controller has overall responsibility and management of the market’s financial operations and oversees the business office and traffic department of the cluster. CBS Radio in Atlanta consists of a cluster of three radio stations in the market, including WVEE-FM (V103), WZGC-FM (92.9 The Game), and WAOK-AM (News & Talk 1380). This position reports directly to the Senior VP/Market Manager of Atlanta and to CBS Radio Corporate Finance.

Responsibilities will include overseeing all accounting processes, preparation/reporting of monthly financial statements, developing monthly forecasts and annual budgets, and administering SOX compliance. In addition, this person will implement accounting and internal control policies and guidelines, as well as help to develop operational strategies for the cluster, including credit and collections. Strong financial and analytical skills are a must for the Market Controller along with outstanding organizational skills to effectively track and monitor sales trends, expenses, and other P&L issues.

QUALIFICATIONS:

10+ years of accounting experience in radio or the media industry is required. Candidates must have strong communication skills to effectively interact on a regular basis with entire market and corporate management, strong Excel skills and Oracle accounting system experience is preferred. Strong knowledge of GAAP and sound financial and accounting practices is required. Prior management experience and a 4 year degree in Accounting required; CPA or MBA desirable. Requires strong leadership skills, ability to manage daily team operations, the ability to delegate effectively and support the team in production and direction.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled