Business Manager

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The Anchorage-based Business Manager is hired by the General Manager and will require affinity for Western Alaska and support the KNOM Mission: encountering Christ, embracing culture, empowering growth, and engaging the listener. Values include being a friend and companion, respectful service, and Catholic ideals. The Business Manager serves as the primary staff member responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of KNOM’s finances and handling and processing all incoming funds, including but not limited to individual donors, corporate underwriters, site lease clients, corporate matching gift companies, federal and state agencies, foundations, and other sources of revenue. The Business Manager’s supervisor is the General Manager and works in close cooperation with the Board Treasurer. The Business Manager will be proficient in using the donor database, underwriting radio traffic software, and performing and/or overseeing bookkeeping and billing functions for all accounts payable and receivable. The Business Manager creates monthly reports, as directed, for KNOM Radio Mission, Board of Directors, Treasurer of the Board and the KNOM General Manager.

This is an hourly, full-time position in a flexible, collaborative work environment. Some overtime at year-end or whenever needed is possible. The hourly wage ranges from $36 to $40 an hour depending on experience and education. Benefits include health insurance, 403(b) retirement match, PTO, and professional development opportunities that align with organizational needs and employee goals.

Required Qualifications
·       Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 5 years of bookkeeping experience required, nonprofit work experience preferred
·       Accounting, business, finance or education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree
·       Ability to use Quick Books and Microsoft Word and Excel Software
·       Demonstrated experience of advanced level bookkeeping and financial management
·       Experience with credit card handling and processing procedures
·       Demonstrated operation and control-oriented office management skills with excellent communication skills in dealing with the public, donors, and business associates
·       Demonstrated ability to supervise and direct the work of others and work together with management to create a creative and professional team
·       Demonstrated experience in holding information in confidence and exercises highest ethical judgment
·       Strong interpersonal skills, supervisory experience is advantageous

Brief Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
– Works cooperatively with the Board of Directors
– Establish a realistic annual budget with the BOD and GM
– Weekly Review of expenditures and income
– Run the day-to-day operations of the business office
– Maintains all KNOM’s financial books and business files/bank and credit card accounts
– Good understanding of research methods and data analysis
– Negotiate organization and employee insurance renewals and policies
– Pay approved bills and prepare payments for check signer endorsement or electronic approval
– Reconcile donation records with QuickBooks entries
– Maintain adherence to the fiscal year budget
– Set up payroll deposits, including retirement and taxes
– Procurement and travel reservations and purchases
– Human Resources, maintain employee files, write employee contracts and generate monthly timesheets and handle HR issues with General Manager
– Enforce internal controls
– Manage finances of capital campaigns
– Maintain all board documents
– Prepare payroll data for KNOM accountant
– Other duties as assigned

To apply: send cover letter and resume to   
KNOM’s Mission: Encountering Christ, Embracing Culture, Empowering Growth, Engaging the Listener.
KNOM’s Values: Being a friend and companion while providing respectful service based on Catholic Ideals

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