Job Description:


POSITION TITLE:Finance and Accounting Manager

CREATED: November 2021


FLSA STATUS: Exempt-Regular; Full-Time


This position serves a wide variety of stakeholders. Assignments include a wide range of constantly evolving activities and projects. Specialized skills, including but not limited to technical and organizational skills are important as this position is a key contributor to the coordination, maintenance, and delivery of timely, accurate and consistent financial reporting.

Salary Commensurate with Experience


To be successful in this role, an individual must be able to perform in a satisfactory manner the functions listed below. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.


The Finance and Accounting Manager will be expected to perform all the following responsibilities in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Assist the Controller in the overall day-to-day finance and accounting operations for Metropolitan Indianapolis Public Media, Inc.


  • Manage Finance and Accounting staff, other than the Revenue Manager

    • Hire, coach, mentor, and develop staff
    • Provide oversight and direction to staff in accordance with WFYI’s policies and procedures
    • Foster a spirit of collaborative teamwork and organizational unity


  • Accounts Payable Management, including but not limited to directly providing review and oversight of all accounts payable functions such as:

    • Company credit card and employee reimbursement management using SAP Concur
    • Data entry, general ledger coding and disbursements for all entities
    • Other activities involved in the day-to-day management of accounts payable
    • Producing related reporting (including 1099’s) and reconciliations
    • Purchase order processing and tracking
  • Payroll Processing, including but not limited to:

    • Preparation of all payroll journal entries
    • Preparation of all payroll journal entries
    • Processing all payroll change requests in ADP
    • Retirement and health savings account funding
    • Retirement and health savings account funding


Ad-hoc assistance

  • Annual sales tax returns and personal property tax returns
  • Audit and or tax support work papers
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Budget, CPB reporting
  • Financial and accounting analyses
  • Journal entries
  • Special projects
  • Various financial and accounting reconciliations
  • Cross training to provide back-up for other accounting personnel on an as needed basis
  • Financial Reporting:  Work closely with other WFYI stakeholders to ensure information is being accurately and consistently classified in the appropriate accounts
  • Fixed asset and depreciation reporting and related account reconciliations
  • Prepaid expense and amortization reporting and related account reconciliations
  • Works directly with the Revenue Accounting Specialist to ensure coordination between the areas
  • Performs other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience unless otherwise noted below.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
  • 5+ years of finance or accounting experience required



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • Highly desirable:
  • Adobe experience
  • MIP/Abila experience
  • SAP Concur experience
  • Non-profit experience
  • Position requires a high degree of flexibility, the ability to exercise sound judgment and maintain confidentiality. High energy and passion for WFYI Public Media mission and core values of operating with unquestionable integrity; collaborating with each other and with community partners; respecting everyone; serving with humility; embracing change; delivering excellence every day
  • Other knowledge, skills and abilities required:
  • Ability to anticipate work needs
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships and internal networks with minimal direction
  • Ability to focus on details, handle multiple tasks, and remain highly organized in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to learn and grasp industry-related requirements
  • Ability to make recommendations to effectively solve problems
  • Ability to produce accurate and timely results while working independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of proficiency
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to engage with staff, volunteers and public in a professional manner
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, with special emphasis on Excel skills
  • Knowledge of basic finance and accounting principles
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills


The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • Ability to interact with others, both in person and through phone, e-mail, and written correspondence
  • Ability to move in and between various facilities and handle exposure to inclement weather
  • Ability to operate office equipment, including computers, copiers, fax machines, and phones
  • Ability to perform focused work with close attention to detail
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time and to move intermittently throughout the workday
  • Good speaking and listening skills
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times
  • Strong sensory skills, such as good eyesight, good hearing, and dexterity
Job Location: 
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Job Category: 
Job Type: 
Full time
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