ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT in Irving, TX at Cottonwood Financial

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

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.  

  • 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   


  • $16.55 per hour 

  • Receive up to three raises 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   


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

Job 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


  • 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 aloneMeticulous attention to detail

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and extended hours when required

  • Assumes responsibility for work performance

  • Professional appearance

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.