CBS Corporation Market Controller in New York, New York

Market Controller

REF#: 26770

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

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 New York is looking for a Market Controller to oversee the market’s financial operations. CBS Radio New York is home to six of the most well-known and highly regarded radio stations in the market and country, including WFAN, WINS-AM, WCBS-AM, WCBS-FM, WBMP-FM and WNEW-FM as well as the New York Yankees and Mets. This position reports directly to the Senior VP/Market Manager of New York and to CBS Radio Corporate Finance.

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.

Responsibilities will include:


overseeing all accounting processes


preparation/reporting of monthly financial statements, developing monthly forecasts and annual budgets


administering SOX compliance


oversee traffic operations

In addition, this person will implement accounting and internal control policies and guidelines, as well as help to develop operational strategies for the cluster.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

Candidates must have strong communication to effectively interact on a regular basis with market and corporate management.


Exceptional Excel skills required; experience with Oracle a plus.


Four-year accounting or finance degree, prior CPA and/or MBA experience a plus. Minimum of 10 years experience, including broadcasting and controller experience required.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled