Jobs at FOX 2

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The following represents brief/broad position descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills for each position.

Director of Finance(Regular, Full Time)
WJBK is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as the Director of Finance. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day activities of the Finance department, including supervision of staff and administering the department’s accounting and financial reporting functions. This includes general ledger close, accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable and all internal reporting. This individual will have a key role in the annual preparation of the station’s budget (i.e., operating as well as capital).

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with three years’ general accounting experience at a management level. Expert knowledge of GAAP required. Broadcast industry experience a plus. Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office, with expert skill in Excel required. Familiarity with Integrated Accounting system (PeopleSoft) highly preferred. Other required qualities include: proven ability to conceptualize, develop and implement systems, apply sound analytical thinking, and must be detailed-oriented. Minimum three years’ experience in staff supervision, including staff development, training, and coaching required. Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to establish effective working relationships with finance staff and other WJBK and Company personnel.
Job Code: 006

Credit & Collections Manager(Regular, Full Time)
WJBK is seeking a highly efficient Credit and Collections Manager to join our Finance staff. Responsibilities include processing credit applications, coordinate monthly credit meetings, make collection calls, work with collection agencies on collection issues, Accounts Receivable, report payment discrepancies, apply daily cash receipts, manage bad debt, short pays & client overpayments, transmit and mail monthly invoices. Other duties as deemed appropriate to be assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience required. Minimum 2-3 years accounting experience. Proven ability to operate Microsoft Office Systems (i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook). Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills. Professional demeanor and proven ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships required. Must work effectively and courteously with the finance team and other departments. Ability to sit for extended periods of time. Must be able to work varied hours, holidays and weekends, as required. Broadcast experience helpful but not necessary.
Job Code: 407

Executive Administrative Assistant(Regular, Full Time)
An employee in this classification, under the supervision of the VP/General Manager, performs administrative duties: handles appointments; travel arrangements for GM; and expense reports. In addition, this position assists multiple departments such as: inputting daily promo spots and PSA’s into Wide Orbit for Creative Services and Community Services; tracking expenses for Sales/Research/General Manager; Forecasting and budgeting for various departments for the Finance Department; preparing/distributing job postings for the Human Resources Department. Inputting and eliminating job postings on the web for Station career opportunities. In addition, as the Petty Cash Custodian, this person is responsible for adhering to the SAQ policies. Other duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.

Successful candidate must possess strong writing, organizational and verbal communication skills. Should be detailed oriented and have demonstrated ability to multi-task and follow through on all projects assigned, while meeting strict deadlines. Must be resourceful and pro-active identifying issues needing attention. Proper telephone manner required. Expert-level skills with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Power Point. Knowledge of Wide Orbit preferred. Must be able to work with multiple departments and station personnel. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentially regarding company information. College Degree in business or other related area, highly preferred. Minimum three years experience in an executive administrative function. Familiarity with broadcast news operations a plus. Moderate stair climbing, standing, sitting at workstation, and bending. Must have a valid driver’s license.
Job Code: 282

EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled; A VEVRAA Federal Sub Contractor

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to, call (248) 552-5122, or visit our readily accessible station located at 16550 West 9 Mile Road Southfield, MI 48075-4720, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.

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