Chief Financial Officer for WDRB Media in Louisville Ky

Position title: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Company Name: WDRB Media

Location of job: louisville ky

Full time

Job description:

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


Desired Requirements:

  • Experience with SAGE100, Dynamics, Biznet, and/or Wide Orbit


Minimum Requirements:

  • 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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