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Manager Business Operations

Cox Media Group

Memphis, TN
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Company Cox Media Group
Title: Manager Business Operations
JobID: 1711752
Category: Accounting and Finance
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time


Cox Media Group Memphis has an immediate opening for a Manager of Business Operations in the Finance Department. This position reports to the Vice President of Business Operations.

The Manager of Business Operations provides leadership and direction for the financial activities of the television station and is responsible for the management of the Financial Controls. This position will work closely with management/various departments to facilitate communication, alignment and execution of key initiatives. The Manager of Business Operations will get a unique view of the business and participate in a wide range of both strategic and tactical activities.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Evaluates actual results against expected performance and communicates areas for improvement monthly. Provides a meaningful and informational summary of monthly financial results to Operational and Financial management.
  • Prepares, reviews and analyzes forecasts and recommends changes when appropriate. Updates forecasts for both current performance and new developments to provide management with a current perspective of the business.
  • Accurately prepare and analyze annual business plans based on corporate guidelines and tools provided.
  • Analyze and make recommendations on business issues for alternative approaches and/or opportunities.
  • Proactively provides decision support to GM and Department Heads on an ongoing basis.
  • Demonstrates ability to garner a working knowledge of content, programming and revenue drivers.
  • Directs training and education of Department Heads and Direct Reports on finance provided metrics and tools to improve their working knowledge of financial performance.
  • Collaborates with Department Heads and Corporate groups to ensure resources are available to support their financial needs and special projects by creating reports and analytics.
  • Compliance with Financial and Operational Management requests of providing data on operational statuses and other special project needs.
  • Work closely with Department Heads and second level managers to further develop own skills within all areas of the media property.
  • Coordinates and drives shared service centers initiatives, proactively identifying dependencies and driving issues to resolution.
  • Collaborates with shared service centers to provide feedback for improving coordination, collaboration, and communication.
  • Directs and manages the operational processes for finance that remain as essential functions in the field.
  • Demonstrates compliance with internal procedures and processes and initiatives.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required.
  • 1-2 years of demonstrated increased experience with designing, reporting and delivering analytical solutions and the strategic use of information. Experience must include skills in research and analysis.
  • 1-2 years of budgetary responsibility over multimillion dollar budgets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to partner with others to develop and execute strategies, and track and measure results.
  • Demonstrate skill or experience to work effectively across functional departments and with other business groups within the organization.
  • 1-2 years of financial experience related to various areas of accounting based transactional duties


  • Experience in the broadcasting field and its related processes


About Cox Media Group


Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-TN-Memphis-485 S Highland St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Team Leader

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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