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Join our Team: We're Hiring a Business Manager!

Open Position: Business Manager

About the job

Under the direction of our company’s CEO, the role of Business Manager is to manage the business, financial, and human resources activities of the company. The Business Manager performs a range of tasks to ensure company productivity and efficiency including implementing business strategies, evaluating company performances, and helping to drive employee engagement.

About Harrison Edwards

Since our founding in 1987, Harrison Edwards, Inc. has continually evolved into a dynamic, nimble, and award-winning integrated marketing agency. We’re the one of the preeminent agencies in the Westchester/Fairfield region, and the nation’s leading marketing and PR agency in the fiber-broadband industry. Harrison Edwards has the contacts, creativity, experience, data analytics skills, insight, and knowledge to drive forward our clients’ goals. In 2021, we received a dual designation as a Facebook Business Partner and Google Partner. We value collaboration, strategy and positioning to ensure cohesive and successful integrated campaigns. The company is proud to have won over 150 awards for excellence.

Specific responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Management and Financial

  • Contribute to the overall business strategy of the company

  • Oversight of company’s financials, budgets, and projections

  • Oversee and process payroll

  • Manage relationship and coordinate activities with external accounting firm

  • Handle all accounts payable and accounts receivable

  • Manage vendor contracts and media outlets (e.g., insertion/time orders)

Human Resources and Talent Development

  • Create and maintain personnel files

  • Create and implement a talent development program

  • Assist leadership team in coaching talent, creating a collaborative and positive workplace environment and enhancing productivity

Client Support & Reporting

  • Assist with the enhancement of the client experience by creating standard operating procedures, streamlining processes by leverage technology, etc.

  • Client contract administration including management of monthly activity reports, invoicing

  • Staff expense reports and time sheets

  • Management reports as needed

Special projects

  • Develop employee handbook and policies

  • Develop and implement employee benefits package including healthcare insurance and defined benefit plans.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 10 years’ relevant work experience in business administration

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Proficient in MS Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint) and other cloud-based collaboration tools (Zoom, Teams, Slack)

  • Proficient in QuickBooks (certification a plus)

  • Experience using third-party software tools and apps for business efficiencies

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to self-start

  • Superior organizational skills

  • Ability to analyze company procedures to make improvements

  • Attention to detail, ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize deadlines

Due to the sensitive nature of the Business Manager position, a pre-employment background check and credit check are required.

Click below to send cover letter and resume to Lisa Buchman, EVP, Harrison Edwards:

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