MEREDITH CORPORATION Business Manager in DES MOINES, Iowa
JOB DESCRIPTION I. JOB SUMMARY | Major goals and objectives. The Business Manager prepares month end close process, forecasts, budgets and strategic plans, analytical studies and other financial reports in accordance with accounting principles, practices and procedures as established by the Corporation and the National Media Group.In addition, the Business Manager: Resolves problems and answers questions from external/internal customers that relate to accounting methods or systems. Coordinates with departmental directors regarding monthly spending and annual budget preparation. Advises management of economic impact of operating decisions. II. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS WEIGHT % ACCOUNTABILITIES, ACTIONS AND EXPECTED MEASURABLE RESULTS 50% Prepares month end close, forecast, operating budgets, and strategic plans. Communicates results to management. 10% Prepares balance sheet reconciliations for respective profit centers. 10% Prepares analysis for Business Director regarding economic impact of operating decisions. Reviews alternative courses of action that reduce costs or increase revenues. 10% Develops and maintains procedures to ensure accurate financial statement preparation and safeguarding of company assets. 10%Employer's Job# JR06755Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.