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VP of Finance

Boston, MA +6

iHeartMedia Markets

                                                                             

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The audio revolution is here – and iHeart is leading it!  iHeartMedia, the number one audio company in America, reaches 90% of Americans every month -- a monthly audience that’s twice the size of any other audio company – almost three times the size of the largest TV network – and almost 4 times the size of the largest ad-supported music streaming service. 


In fact, we have:

  • More #1 rated markets than the next two largest radio companies combined;
  • We’re the largest podcast publisher, with more monthly downloads than the second- and third-largest podcast publishers combined. Podcasting, the fastest-growing new media, today has more monthly users than streaming music services or Netflix;
  • iHeart is the home of many of the country’s most popular and trusted on-air personalities and podcast influencers, who build important connections with hundreds of communities across America;
  • We create and produce some of the most popular and well-known branded live music events in America, including the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the iHeartRadio Music Awards, the iHeartCountry Festival, iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina and the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour;
  • iHeartRadio is the #1 streaming radio digital service in America;
  • Our social media footprint is 7 times larger than the next largest audio service; and
  • We have the only complete audio ad technology stack in the industry for all forms of audio, from on demand to broadcast radio, digital streaming radio and podcasting, which bring data, targeting and attribution to all forms of audio at an unparalleled scale.  As a result, we’re able to combine our strong leadership position in audience reach, usage and ad tech with powerful tools and insights for our sales organizations to help them build success for their clients at a more efficient cost than any other option. 


Because we reach almost every community in America, we’re committed to providing a range of programming that reflects the diversity of the many communities we serve – and our company reflects that same kind of diversity.  Our company values stress collaboration, curiosity, welcoming dissent, accepting mistakes in the pursuit of new ideas, and respect for everyone.


Only one company in America has the #1 position in everything audio: iHeartMedia!


If you’re excited about this role but don’t feel your experience aligns perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.  At iHeartMedia we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and are looking for teammates passionate about what we do!

                                                                             

What We Need:

iHeartMedia has a rare and exciting Vice President of Finance (VPF) opening in the Boston, MA area!


Reporting to the Senior VP of Finance (SVPF), the VPF of iHeartMedia Markets Group Finance is a key leadership role that serves as a strategic financial partner to both the division president and the local radio market leadership team.


The ideal background includes being a highly motivated individual, innovative change agent, excellent communicator (both verbal and written), multi-faceted influencer/leader, and results-driven team player.

                                                                             

What You'll Do:

  • Proactively develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company's strategy, goals and objectives
  • Partner with the Division President providing financial insights, guidance, and creation of proactive strategies to achieve budget targets
  • Proactively identify and assess financial risks and opportunities, providing recommendations for mitigation
  • Ensure Financial Controls by establishing and maintaining strong internal processes
  • In alignment with corporate objectives, oversee the budgeting process, ensuring accuracy and alignment with organizational priorities and business metrics
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gain holistic, 360 perspective, to deliver financial insights and guidance
  • Lead and mentor the division finance team, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with Corporate M&A to provide financial analysis and modeling to ensure investments are financially sound and are aligned with iHM strategic growth objectives
  • Build dashboards & reporting to enable strategic business insights, including Monthly Business Reviews and self-service data for all customer levels including finance and sales.
  • Leverage change agent approach to continuously improve the quality of data and integrity of downstream analytics – ensuring meaningful and trustworthy business metrics.

                                                                             

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Masters Preferred
  • 7-10 years’ experience working in a senior finance role
  • Strategic problem solver
  • Solutions-oriented leader
  • Demonstrated ability to be planned, yet flexible
  • Strong leadership, with experience driving results across direct and indirect reports
  • Proven change agent
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence in person and virtually
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new industries, markets, or businesses
  • Demonstrated balance between appropriate levels of customer service and running a lean, cost-efficient support organization
  • Demonstrated ability to set, track, analyze, and action against business KPIs
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Desire to improve profit, performance, services, and outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work with peers and internal customers at all levels
  • High integrity and good judgment in handling confidential employee information
  • Excellent process skills, documentation, and in-depth analytical skills – innovative problem solver, able to be resilient under pressure
  • Advanced in MS PowerPoint, MS Office, and MS Excel

                                                                             

What You'll Bring:

  • Respect for others and a strong belief that others should do this in return
  • Commitment to achieving results and exceeding expectations
  • Ability to manage an operational team and set daily priorities
  • Growth mindset and desire for continued knowledge sharing and learning
  • Understanding of the impact of your own decisions and when to seek guidance
  • Business insight and ability to apply knowledge
  • Resourcefulness in accomplishing tasks
  • Desire for continuous improvement not only personally, but for the whole team, across the business
  • Comfort interacting with individuals of all levels
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to set performance expectations and handle sensitive issues


Compensation: $140,000 - $175,000

Salary to be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and alignment with market data.


Location: Boston, MA: 20 Park Plaza, Suite 320, 02116 

Position Type: Regular                                                                        

Time Type: Full time                                                                       

Pay Type: Salaried

                                                                                 

Benefits:

iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:

  • Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options
  • Company provided and supplemental life insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing
  • A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community
  • A 401K plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving
  • ​A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!

                                                                             

We are accepting applications for this role on an ongoing basis.


The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.


Non-Compete will be required for certain positions and as allowed by law.


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