Cool 103.5 Contact Us

Cool Oldies Hit Line:
218-822-ROCK (7625) or 218-822-ROLL (7655)
Fax: 218-828-1119



Studio location:
13225 Dogwood Drive South
Baxter, MN 56425

Mail to: Cool 103.5 Radio
P.O. Box 746
Brainerd, MN 56401-0746

Hubbard Radio, Brainerd-Wadena properties include nine radio stations: 4 FM stations and 2 AM stations in Brainerd and 1 FM and 2 AM stations run from Wadena.

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Mike Boen - General Manager Brainerd
13225 Dogwood Drive South
Baxter,MN 56425
Voice 218-828-1244 Fax 218-828-1119


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Title: Business Manager, HBI Radio Brainerd

Department: Administration

Reports To: General Manager

Position Summary: Position is responsible for HBI Radio Brainerd’s administrative and financial processes including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and cash management. Supervise Traffic Coordinator position. HBI Radio Brainerd radio stations include: WJJY-FM, KBLB-FM, KLIZ-FM/AM, KVBR-AM, and KUAL-FM.

Essential Job Functions:
• Administrative

• Serve as “point person” with HBI Corporate Human Resources and ensure execution and administration of Company policies and practices, including job postings, FCC/EEO compliance, new employee orientation, benefits administration, etc.

• Maintain office supplies inventory and ensure all office equipment is properly functioning, scheduling maintenance as needed.

• Make recommendations for equipment or service upgrade/replacement as appropriate.

• Serve as Petty Cash custodian.

• Financial – Performs all accounting activities using the professional application of accounting principles, practices and techniques in accordance with industry standards, current laws and Company policies.

• Daily Cash/Credit card receipts processing and reconciliation with HBI Corporate.

• Perform monthly billing functions in accordance with HBI Corporate month-end schedule. Duties include processing adjustments, generating invoices, fulfilling special handling requirements, invoice/statement distribution, month-end balancing, co-op forms/affidavits, etc.

• Process monthly commissions for all Account Managers, including any adjustments for chargebacks and refunds. Distribute commission statements to local Account Managers and HBI Radio Corporate within scheduled deadline.

• Daily sales projection reporting, by station, to management and HBI Corporate.

• Field customer and Account Manager inquiries, this effort may require indepth account analysis and related reconciliations.

• Collections activities on an ongoing basis, involving management as needed. Includes bad debt communication to Corporate for purposes of accrual.

• Perform accounts payable duties including invoice review, coding, and non-cash awards tracking/reporting and other year-end IRS related requirements.

• Responsible for reporting to music license organizations.

• Oversee Traffic function ensuring missed/added spots are handled correctly on all billing.

• Proper and timely Trade accounting for all BBay and traditional Trade related activities.

• Back-up Traffic personnel during their absence/unavailability or during high volume periods.

• Maintain internal control structure for all financial systems and transactions. Assist with any audit requests.

• Assist with annual budget process.

• Works cooperatively and collaboratively with others. Builds working relationships with co-workers, customers, vendors and the general public. Acts in a professional manner when representing each station.

• Reports to work on time and works established schedule/hours. Ability to work other hours or alternate schedules as needed, as assigned by the General Managers or required to complete a project or task.

• Other duties or special projects as assigned.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing. Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to manipulate computer keys and general office equipment (telephone, copier, calculator, etc.) for extended periods of time. Responsible for financial matters related to the stations ensuring that all accounting activities, general ledger reporting, monthly closings, reconciliations and analysis are carried out in compliance with internal and external policies and procedures. Ability to prepare reports, business correspondence, and business proposals. Requires the ability to think critically, strategically, analytically, logically and tactically and to articulate information that may be complex in clear, concise manner to others. Ability to hear and speak clearly and follow both oral and written direction. Ability to gather and organize large amounts of data and search for patterns and connections. The Company may make reasonable accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

Working Environment:
Works in professional, collaborative team environment with a number of members. Also position works closely with Business Office staff in MSP.

• B.A. or Associates Degree in Business Administration/Accounting with a minimum of 2-3 years directly related business experience or equivalent accounting experience.

• Excellent understanding of GAAP and accounting theory and processes.

• Advanced software skills with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word.

• Excellent analytical and communication skills are required.

• Strong attention to detail, along with sound judgement and quick, clear thinking.

• Ability to maintain highly confidential and sensitive information.

• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, handle multiple tasks, prioritize and consistently meet deadlines.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and consumer financial
history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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