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Credit Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Tribune Media is looking for a Credit & Collections Manager in the Television & Entertainment segment.  Reporting to the Regional CFO, this role will be primarily responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the company’s local sales collections and working directly with our local sales team.

The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in finance, accounting or equivalent related experience with a minimum of 3 years in an accounts receivable environment.  Must have strong communication skills, high level of attention to detail, excellent organization and time management skills and the motivation to work with a team in a rapidly changing environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Manage the credit and collection function for Tribune Broadcasting station’s local advertising sales for multiple markets

·         Approves, establishes and maintains credit limits on all new and current local customer accounts

·         Reviews with management credit worthiness decisions on marginal credit approvals and slow paying accounts, to include regular review of aging reports with the local sales teams

·         Create a variety of accounts receivable financial reports including aging reports, bad debt and sales allowances

·         Process Credit Card Payments

·         Provide back-up duties for other Credit Managers within Tribune Media

·         Acts as a liaison between collection agencies and attorneys on any law suits or further collection attempts for accounts written-off as bad debt

·         Some travel required

REQUIREMENTS:

·         Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting or equivalent related experience

·         Minimum 3 years of accounts receivable experience

·         Requires knowledge necessary to analyze credit information available on clients and make final determination on credit worthiness

·         Must be able to efficiently communicate both orally and in writing to internal and external contacts

·         Must be able to prioritize tasks and manage deadlines

·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Word

·         Knowledge of Wide Orbit a plus

·         Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

·         Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

·         Must be available on evenings and weekends as necessary

·         Position location will reside in Metairie, LA

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume w/cover letter to Keith Cibulski, WGNO/NOLA38, #1 Galleria Blvd., Ste. 850, Metairie, LA 70001; fax (504)569-0952; email kcibulski@wgno.com. Tribune Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-07-29