Full Time Job

Business Manager


Des Moines, IA 04-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
KCCI-TV, the Hearst owned station in Des Moines, IA, has an opening for a Business Manager. This role is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to have responsibility for many functions within a fast-paced business. If you are an analytical numbers person but also have an interest in supporting people, this is a great opportunity for you. This position is a unique blend of finance/accounting and human resources activities. You will also work collaboratively with a regional finance team on the monthly financial closing and the annual budget process. The ideal candidate must possess excellent and positive communications skills and interact well with others. In-office presence is required.

What you'll do:
• General Business Functions
• Interpretation and communication of financial results
• Liaison between station and regional accounting group on financial reporting
• Forecasting and budgeting of station revenues and operating expenses
• Payroll
• Bi-weekly and weekly payroll review/processing/reconciliation through ADP
• Prepare monthly reports from ADP
• Human Resources
• Employee relations
• Onboarding/offboarding
• Leave and workers compensation management
• Benefit related assistance
• Employee data management through Oracle HCM
• Performance management
• Union collective bargaining agreement relations
• Accounts Payable & Expenses
• Invoice processing and approval
• Purchasing card & travel and entertainment report review/approval
• Local operating contract maintenance
• Real estate taxes
• Sales/Use Tax reporting
• Asset Management
• Fleet Management
• Fixed asset tagging, tracking and disposal
• Physical inventory

What we are looking for:
• Ability to meet assigned deadlines and prioritize multiple responsibilities accordingly
• Highly detail oriented and organized
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to interpret and analyze various levels of financial data and provide guidance and recommendations
• Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish directives

• Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience
• 5+ years accounting/finance experience
• Previous HR experience. PHR/SPHR/SHRM-CP/SCP a plus
• Payroll experience a plus
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point
• Experience in accounting and HR software applications including Oracle (HCM & EPBCS), Wide Orbit, ADP
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Diversity Statement:

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
• Medical | Dental | Vision
• 401(k) matching
• Emotional Wellness Support
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Parental Leave
• LGBTQ+ Health Services
• Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3zzmn-3-233-232-160-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.