Finance Manager, Business Development

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc   •  

Cockeysville, MD

Industry: Media


8 - 10 years

Posted 169 days ago

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Finance Manager, Business DevelopmentJob Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country!

Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Sinclair Broadcast Group's corporate Finance Department is seeking a manager to lead its Business Development team. This specialized team is charged with supporting thefinancial, strategic and analytic development of Sinclair’s growth initiatives.

As the Business Development Manager, you will have the opportunity to directly lead business initiatives, develop financial models, interface with all corporate departments, as well as stations, and provide strategic recommendations to our senior leadership. Take the lead on identifying, evaluating, and implementing company-wide initiatives with the goal of enhancing long-term profitability for the company.


  • Great at thinking outside of the box
  • A self-starter
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically
  • Not afraid to challenge yourself
  • Focused on working towards a goal or finished product
  • Loves building strong relationships
  • Continuously curious about where things can lead


  • Great benefits
  • An awesome team dynamic
  • Leadership opportunities
  • A growing, innovate industry
  • Collaborative workplace
  • Career growth

Job duties look like this, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that current and future business opportunities are fully evaluated, including:
    • Financial projections
    • Likelihood of success/market fit
    • Proper leveraging of existing assets
    • Fit with Sinclair’s strategic goals across content, marketing, and distribution
  • Develop an understanding of Sinclair’s key assets and services and producing analyses in conjunction with other departments for senior management
  • Supervise the collection and analysis of data from both internal and external sources to evaluate profitability across multiple lines of business
  • Conduct independent research into new business opportunities
  • Represent the interests of the company in negotiation with outside parties
  • Construct analyses to evaluate potential strategic alliances
  • Assist with the interpretation of internal and external data with the intention of discerning opportunities for development
  • Complete ad hoc projects as assigned
  • Manage and develop financial analyst(s)

We are looking for someone who has:

  • 7+ years of pertinent experience - various backgrounds will be considered
  • A bachelor's degree is required
  • An MBA is preferred
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience is preferred
  • Strong strategic thinking and an ability to solve problems creatively
  • Strong communication skills with a demonstrable history of working collaboratively and building relationships with all levels of management
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Experience in Business Intelligence systems is a plus
  • The ability to deliver high quality results under tight deadlines