Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller
KHNL/KGMB TV - Hawaii News Now - Honolulu, HI
Hawaii News Now, Hawaii’s leading multi-media company has an exciting opportunity to join our great team!  We are looking for a passionate, highly motivated and accomplished financial leader to help lead the Finance/Accounting and Human Resource operations for KHNL (NBC affiliate), KGMB (CBS affiliate) and KFVE television stations.   

This important leadership role requires a solid accounting and financial background, demonstrated success as a leader, and the personal dynamics and confidence to partner with an experienced broadcast management team.  The ideal candidate has a positive attitude, great interpersonal skills and enjoys working with people.   Critical to this role is the ability to work closely with the Regional Controller, manage tight timelines, and be an impact player in assisting all members of the station’s leadership team to help strengthen our fiscal performance.  

In addition to supervising a team of talented and hard working colleagues in the Finance Office, the Assistant Controller is expected to provide excellent customer service to all of our employees.

Job Description
·      Manage a team; ability to lead and motivate
·      Provide excellent quality services  by ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of financial records and reporting
·      Assists in the budgets, weekly cash forecasts and reporting of department level financial performance, including actual to budget variances
·      Financial business partner;  collaborates with department managers and  provides financial guidance and support
·      Strong analytical abilities, including the ability to problem solve key business issues
·      Ability to make decisions and recommendations based on analyses and operational assessments
·      Ability to prioritize and multitask, manage time and resources effectively
·      Identify and execute process improvements
·      Assist in administering all human resource and payroll functions

Requirements and Key Competencies
·      Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA a plus
·      7+ years relevant experience with solid emphasis in accounting/finance and human resources
·      Broadcast experience a plus
·      Excellent interpersonal skills an oral/written communication
·      Strong proficiency with generally accepted accounting principles
·      Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word
·      Working knowledge of Great Plains, Cognos TM1 and Ultipro software applications is a plus

This is a wonderful opportunity to join our team!  Hawaii News Now offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.  Interested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications, please apply online to  Please include a cover letter and resume.  No phone calls please. EOE-M/V/D/V

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