Administrative Specialist - Atlanta

Posted Date: May- 9-2017

Job ID: 7703

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Administrative

City: Atlanta

State: Georgia

Store: Atlanta


What's cool about this job

The retail Administrative Specialist is the store’s “jack of all trades”. This position directly interacts with the store management team and has daily administrative duties related to: Accounting, Banking, Benefits, Facilities, Frontline Support, Human Resources, Member Support, PC Systems, Purchasing, Records, Safety, Payroll, and Store Communications. The Administrative Specialist plays a critical partnership with the management team where you will find supportive leadership, a committed staff and an engaging work culture. Typical duties of the Administrative Specialist include:
  • Supports management team with accounting responsibilities such as reconciling Multi-cards, Petty Cash, and other expense systems and assists with the review of GL expenses for accuracy
  • Creates and maintains files to support efficient store operations
  • Oversees store communications, creates and maintains bulletin boards, calendars, and other communication areas
  • Manages office supply inventory within assigned budget
  • Administers Pro Deal program, communicating with vendors and employees, monitoring use and compliance with guidelines
  • Facilitates the hiring process, processes HR documentation, review and anniversary date tracking, maintains employee files, and oversees entry of timekeeping records and payroll
  • Assist Management team in monitoring/tracking attendance 
  • Coordinate Safety Committee and Product Quality Issues
  • Ensures store is following Loss Prevention standards

Bring your passion and expertise

Our Administrative Assistants live and breathe the REI culture and are true champions of the REI brand. They are rock-star organizers and love jumping in to solve any problem that arises. They do not fear, but rather embrace ambiguity! These are the qualities we look for in our Administrative Specialists. Here are some additional skills that we think will make for a great Administrative Specialist: 
  • Experience in a retail or office environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality customer service
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to work flexible hours (some evenings & weekends)
  • Proven ability to show attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills - clear, concise and positive.
  • Demonstrated personal effectiveness and interest in developing own skills and knowledge

Why you'll love it here

Real. Alive. Connected. These are a few words that describe life at REI. Whether it’s in our careers or in the great outdoors, we aspire to adventure in all ways! At REI we value our customers; we work hard to earn our reputation for quality and integrity every day. Our commitment remains the same as when we started out in 1938: to inspire, educate and outfit for a lifetime of outdoor adventure. Join a passionate community of people who believe in one simple truth: an outdoor life is a life well-lived. Get ready to harness your creativity, customer focus and enthusiasm for living life outdoors—we can’t wait to meet you!

Oh yeah, did we mention perks? At REI, we understand that benefits matter – we offer a competitive benefit package for all employees which includes: 
  • A workplace built on respect, integrity, and balance 
  • Healthcare coverage for full-time employees
  • A competitive bonus/ incentive program 
  • REI Retirement Plan 
  • Generous gear and merchandise discount 
  • Paid time off 
  • Professional growth and development opportunities 

REI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 20 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 140 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 12,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NEW YORK CORRECTION LAW
ARTICLE 23-A, Section 753
LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES

§753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.