Accounting Administrative Assistant in Irving, TX at Cottonwood Financial

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reporting to our Corporate Accounting Manager, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for reception, switchboard, and general accounting duties. Comprehensive “on-the-job" training is provided. This position is based at our Administrative Office (HQ) in Irving (Las Colinas), Texas. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Operate switchboard to screen/route incoming calls
Receive and sort daily mail deliveries
Update appointment calendars and schedule meetings
Perform clerical duties (filing, photocopying, faxing)
Prepare and enter journal entries
Prepare daily bank deposits
Other projects as assigned  

REQUIREMENTS 
High School Diploma
1 year of switchboard/reception and general accounting experience
Ability to travel in the local area on a daily basis
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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Intermediate Excel skills
Experienced with working in a multi-state/store environment
Excellent communication skills
Ability to prioritize workload
Ability to work within a group and alone
Meticulous attention to detail
Ability to work under tight deadlines and extended hours when required
Assumes responsibility for work performance
Professional appearance

COMPENSATION 
$17.02 per hour
Receive up to three raises in your first year through scheduled wage increases!  

BENEFITS
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  WORK SCHEDULE
Monday thru Friday - 8:00am to 6:00pm; includes a 1 hour lunch

ABOUT COTTONWOOD
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.