Finance Manager
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 4/26/2021

Job Description

Bally Sports Midwest is seeking a Finance Manager. The Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned Regional Sports Network is home to more than 500+ live, local events per year, including the St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues, Kansas City Royals, Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever, Sporting KC, college basketball and Indiana High School Athletic Association. 

This position is responsible for the monthly closing and reporting, periodic forecasting, and annual budgeting processes. Such responsibilities include: working with various departments to incorporate financial information, facilitating the monthly general ledger closing process, analyzing and interpreting trends/variances, presenting findings to management, and special projects requested by departmental and executive management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for all financial transactions recorded in the general ledger system along with preparing month-end journal entries, account reconciliations, cash-flow, and other monthly and quarterly schedules as needed

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining detailed production and event spreadsheets, and reconciling differences to budget and forecast

  • By working with various departments, assisting in the development of the strategic plan, annual budget and quarterly forecasts

  • Reviewing and Coding Invoices

  • Special projects requested by departmental and executive management

  • Provide supplemental Human Resource support for HR related matters for your region

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance and/or Accounting required

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the finance area is necessary

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required

  • Strong Excel skills are required

  • Ability to learn/know/use Oracle, TM1 and other financial applications is required

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills are required

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in media, cable advertising sales, traffic and the sports broadcasting environment is preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary, including the ability to present financial information clearly to senior management

  • Ability to work independently and be resourceful

  • Proven analytical skills are necessary

  • Advanced math, excel and analytical skills

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: St. Louis, MO
  • Job Type: Finance
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/26/2021

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…