Site Merchant Associate at FlexShopper (Miami, FL)

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Job Details

Job Location
Boca Raton - BOCA RATON, FL

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
High School

Travel Percentage
Negligible

Job Shift
Day

Job Category
Entry Level

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About FlexShopper

FlexShopper, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of FlexShopper, Inc. (Nasdaq: FPAY) is a financial and technology company that provides brand name durable goods to consumers on a lease-to-own (LTO) basis through its ecommerce marketplace (www.FlexShopper.com) and LTO payment method. FlexShopper also provides LTO technology platforms to retailers and e-tailers to enter into transactions with consumers who want to obtain durable goods, but do not have the available cash or credit.

At FlexShopper, we believe in treating our consumers fairly and with respect. Our diverse and inclusive team believes in working hard together while enjoying a balanced work-life experience. Headquartered in beautiful Boca Raton, Florida, our team enjoys an accessible, fun, and fast-paced onsite work environment, where we feel comfortable collaborating with colleagues at all levels of the #FlexFam. Were creative and dedicated self-starters who are happy to be a part of a growing innovative FinTech company.

Our benefits package includes competitive compensation, health insurance, vision, dental, and 401k with 100% employer match up to 4%* with immediate vesting after 90 days. Our Paid Time Off plan provides 7 days after only 6 months of service and 3 weeks of PTO after just 1 year! We also offer optional disability and life insurance, pet insurance, EAP resources, commuter passes for the Tri-Rail, flexible work arrangements, frequent rewards and recognition activities, a casual dress code, free gourmet coffee/tea and snacks in the break room and company subsidized gym memberships.

Position Summary: The Site Merchant Associate is responsible for listing merchandise online using multiple platforms and preparing that merchandise for shipment. The Specialist will also be required to interact with internal and external customers through various platforms, including the phone. The associate will also be responsible for checking the returns inventory stock status by performing physical examinations, tests and counts in order track, assess value, and continuously update item status.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Post items for sale on various platforms such as Mercari.
  • Process Internet orders, cost-consciously pack for shipment, correctly label each package, hand off to shipping carrier at the end of the day.
  • Formulating pricing policies by reviewing merchandising activities, determining additional needed sales promotions, authorizing clearance sales, and studying trends.
  • Achieving all financial objectives, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Securing merchandise by implementing security systems and measures.
  • Ability to offer and describe various solutions and their benefits to the customer.
  • Checks actual inventory against computerized records. Reports any discrepancies in inventory records to manager.
  • Tests products to ensure they work correctly.
  • Ability to follow specific detailed process steps and keep consistent records.
  • Ability to embrace constant change with flexibility and good grace.
  • Demonstrated desire to expand skills into new areas.
  • Demonstrates appropriate sense of urgency and adaptability in response to changing business needs.
  • Demonstrates clear communication, composure, and professional attitude.
  • Clear oral and written communication skills.
  • An ability and willingness to deal with real time challenging situations.
  • Demonstrated time-management and prioritization skills with minimal supervision.
  • Contributes to a positive work environment and proactively aids other teammates with difficult cases as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Education, Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Familiarity with Mercari platform.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Technical (Computers & Internet) savvy is required.
  • Desired skillsets include MS Office Application Excel and Internet Explorer / Google Chrome.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Possesses physical strength necessary to lift, push, pull and carry 50 lbs. boxes and other heavy items on a regular basis.
  • Experience with listing items on sites such as Ebay, Craigslist, Facebook, Offerup and letgo.
  • Pays close attention to detail.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Experience in retail and/or inventory sector is preferred.

Core Competencies for Success:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Integrity and Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving, Patience, Interpersonal, Negotiation and Communication Skills
  • Able to work in a team and independently
  • Time Management, Flexibility and Organization Skills

Notifications and Disclaimers:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The duties and responsibilities described in this document are not a comprehensive list. The scope of the job may change, and additional tasks may be assigned as necessitated by business demands.

Physical Requirements:

Individuals may need to sit or stand for prolonged periods working on a computer. The role may require you to walk, primarily on a level surface, for periods during the day. The job may also require reaching above shoulder heights, below waist and possessing the physical strength necessary to lift, push, pull and carry 50 lbs. boxes and other heavy items on a regular basis.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. For the most part ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment. This is a full-time onsite position.

Travel Required: Negligible

EEO Statement:

FlexShopper is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
More Information on FlexShopper
FlexShopper operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Boca Raton, FL. FlexShopper was founded in 2003. It has 99 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 12 open jobs at FlexShopper, click here.
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