Operations Administrative Assistant in Irving, TX at Cottonwood Financial

Date Posted: 12/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reporting to our Operations Manager, this Administrative Assistant will have a wide range of high level administrative and executive support related responsibilities. This position will serve as an assistant to the CEO as well as provide administrative support for multiple departments, including Operations, Marketing, and Compliance. This position is based at our Administrative Office (HQ) in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas. Cottonwood Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • General duties include: fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, managing spreadsheets, filing, and mailing
  • Assist with special projects as designated
  • Maintain and develop departmental procedures


  • 2 years previous experience in Administrative/Clerical Role
  • Ability to work Monday – Friday (8am to 6pm)
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with accuracy and efficiency
  • Able to work independently or with a team
  • Able to handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license
  • Must pass a credit and criminal background check
  • Local (Dallas/Fort Worth area) candidates only – no relocation
  • Must be currently authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship and not require sponsorship in the future


  • Previous experience supporting senior management
  • Previous experience supporting multiple departments
  • Excellent PC skills including Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and problem-solving skills


  • $42,039 ($17.02 per hour) starting annual wage
  • Receive up to an additional 12% increase in pay in your first year through scheduled wage increases!


  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Voluntary life/ AD&D
  • Short-term & long-term disability
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
  • Paid maternity, paternity, extended medical leave, and jury duty
  • Corporate discount program on personal cell phone accounts with select providers
  • Business casual work environment

Founded in 1996, Cottonwood Financial is one of the largest privately held retail consumer finance companies in the United States. We have zero debt, have been profitable every year since inception, and our growth is funded entirely through internally generated capital. Headquartered in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas, we have company-owned locations, under our Cash Store brand, across the country. Through this national brick-and-mortar footprint, we provide best-in-class customer service and offer an innovative mix of financial products and services to our customers.

We have been named multiple times to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, as well as to the Dallas 100 list of the fastest-growing private companies in North Texas.