Join The HPPR Team: We're Hiring A Business Manager

Sep 10, 2019

Job Title: Business Manager

Reports to: Executive Director


The Business Manager of High Plains Public Radio is responsible for providing an accurate financial picture and analysis for better decision making. This includes daily entry, monthly reconciliation and budget compilation and monitoring.   

The position is also responsible for providing support to the Executive Director in duties that include, creating a stimulating and challenging environment for staff and volunteers, and ensuring compliance with all FCC, CPB, IRS, HPPR and other applicable policies and regulations. 

The position reports directly to the Executive Director.  The organization has operations based in Garden City, Kan., where HPPR is headquartered and Amarillo, Texas, where HPPR also maintains studios and offices.  The position will require occasional travel to said studios and other areas of the listening region to attend quarterly board meetings. 

The primary responsibilities of this position are as follows:

  • Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable 
  • Payroll
  • Gathering, analyzing and compiling financial statements
  • Budget compilation and management, including assessing overall company performance against objectives
  • Ensuring adherence to legal rules and guidelines
  • Contract review and negotiation
  • Human Resource duties
  • Ensuring that the company has adequate and suitable resources/supplies to complete its activities


Strong understanding of GAAP Principles 

Proficiency in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office products; specifically Excel.

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Excellent organizational skills


Bachelor’s Degree or 5+ years’ equivalent accounting experience

Demonstrated skill in budget preparation and fiscal analysis/ management

To apply for this position, please send a detailed letter of application and resume to:

Deadline: Open until filled

HPPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer