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General Manager

Company: Buddy's Home Furnishings
Location: Van Buren
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job OverviewA General Manager candidate should have proven management experience that will enable him or her to jump into the fast paced and demanding role of a General Manager. - -As a General Manager, you will be responsible for driving and managing the financial health of the store. - -General Managers are responsible for several factors in the store including but not limited to asset management, customer and revenue, associate development and inventory control. - -Strong leadership skills combined with the ability to lead and motivate store associates are critical to your success. Start your career today as a General Manager and you will gain the necessary skills, experience and business knowledge to advance your career at Buddy's.Principal Responsibilities

  • Acquire and Maintain Customers
  • Compliance with all applicable federal, state and local statutes
  • Meeting company standards for quality, customer service and safety
  • Meeting sales and revenue goals, implementing marketing and growth plans
  • Provide a safe, clean environment for customers and associates
  • Train and develop associates
  • Decipher, prepare and review financial statements and store reports
  • Managing inventory and cash assets
  • Prepare daily work schedules, assign tasks, evaluate employee performance; discipline, enforce company policy and terminate when appropriate
  • Recruit, hire, and train to ensure efficient operations
  • Set goals and conduct weekly staff meetings
  • Daily store managementEssential Requirements
    • Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in person and over the phone with employees and customers
    • Ability to decipher, prepare and review financial statements and store reports
    • Ability to execute monthly sales and marketing plans
    • Must have proficient navigational skills
    • Effective organizational skills
    • Established selling skills
    • Handle multiple priorities simultaneously
    • Learn and become proficient in POS system
    • Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in person and over the phone with employees and customers
    • Negotiate and resolve conflict
    • Plan, organize, delegate, coordinate and follow up various tasks and assignments
    • Recognize and solve problemsPhysical Requirements
      • Position routinely requires lifting, loading, moving, and using a dolly for merchandise 50-300 pounds
      • Stooping, bending, pulling, climbing, reaching and grabbing as required
      • Must be able to traverse multiple flights of stairs while carrying furniture, appliance, and electronics - -
      • Prolonged driving and standing
      • Must be able to work in and outdoors in a variety of climates and weather conditions - - -General Qualifications
        • Minimum 4-year total combination of education and experience providing the necessary skills and knowledge are acceptable. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
        • Associate or bachelor's degree with course work in business, accounting, marketing or management
        • Four years' experience in retail or other business emphasizing customer service, account management, sales or merchandising
        • Four years on the job experience in management or comparable military experience
          • Ability to work Monday through Saturday between the hours of 8am and 9pm
          • Overtime may be required
          • Valid driver's license with clean driving record (MVR) required
          • Ability to successfully pass company background check, substance abuse test, and acceptable reference check from previous employers

Keywords: Buddy's Home Furnishings, Fort Smith , General Manager, Executive , Van Buren, Arkansas

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