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Office, Service (& bookkeeper​/accountant) Weapons Factory

Job in Fort Smith - Sebastian County - AR Arkansas - USA
Company: FedArm
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-05-16
Job specializations:
  • Administrative
    Clerical, Office Administration
  • Finance
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: Office, Service (& bookkeeper/accountant) Jobs at Weapons Factory

Job Description

Office, Service, & Sales (& bookkeeper/accountant) Jobs at Weapons Factory

DOE: $10.50 to $13.50/hr. With Overtime & Bonuses. Promotions + Salary available

(THIS POSTING IS FOR TWO SEPARATE POSITIONS, THE TOP PORTION IS FOR THE OFFICE ROLE THE BOTTOM PORTION AFTER THE DOTTED LINES IS FOR THE BOOKKEEP/ACCOUNTING WE ARE LOOKING FOR EITHER)

We are a large global firearms and ordnance manufacturer with three local operations in Fort Smith looking for more sales and office staff to handle the various roles listed below. We are hiring for one first shift position. [Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.] The position open is for full time only, with optional overtime which may be approved for near unlimited overtime if proper training goals are met.

You will be trained by the existing service and sales managers & staff. So there will be a full smooth training process of 1-3 weeks.

This position is open at FedArm Plant 6 located at: 5730 N 6, Fort Smith, AR 72904.

The primary entry level tasks of these positions will be, but not limited to:

1. Handling RMA/service issues for customers related to firearms and ammunition to be returned or repaired. Requirement for knowledge of handling customer service is first, and firearms and ammunition knowledge is a second

2. Skilled Microsoft Excel work for order entry and fulfillment from the website Gunbroker. Handling entry of orders, customer service, retail order shipments all on the computer end. (High level Excel skill and high WPM Typing rate requested)

3. Managing service and sales questions for customer order status via G-Mail email system, and outlook. Ability to properly answer, organize emails, and answer them in priority and coordinate tasks.

4. Answering all front desk phone calls for customer service, sales, orders, and such related questions. Managing phone PBX system and routing calls if needed.

Once that role is trained, the promotion role will include:

1. Email and call on existing dealer network for our firearms and ammunition products, both domestically and internationally. Submit orders into production and coordinate invoicing and fulfillment of such. Then cold call and email new dealers to expand our network.

2. Develop marketing to expand purchasing large amounts of both scrap brass metal and lead to feed our growing scrap operations

These requirements below are necessary to apply to this job:

Microsoft Office (Word/ Excel specifically), must be Very proficient in excel and computer tasks and type at a reasonably high WPM rate.

Email (Outlook/Thunderbird/Gmail),

Phone call system experience (we use Skype VOIP)

Reasonable Firearms and Ammunition knowledge of calibers and types of weapons

Ability to manage tasks sent via email and organize priority tasks + deadlines,

Ability to provide customers pricing and put in orders and understand SKU's and price sheets.

Prior office and/or sales or purchasing experience requested

***The most valuable skill in this job will be proficiency, accuracy, and speed with computer and organizational tasks listed above***

Extra knowledge in the below items will put you higher on the qualification list and earn higher pay:

Gunbroker, eBay, online retail & wholesale management and operation experience.

Wordpress and Woocommerce programming experience.

QuickBooks Enterprise experience, and or bookkeeping/accounting experience.

FedEx Freight and freight arrangements, along with international imports/logistics.

College degree, specifically in management, business, or logistics. But any degree will be valued.

Manufacturing and wholesale operations knowledge and experience is a plus.

Average pay for this position ranges between $10.50 to $13.50 an hour depending on experience and skills after evaluation period. If you have experience and exceed all of the requirements and preferences, you will be qualified to earn the higher pay, overtime, and option for salaried paid. Also, future promotions to top management positions are possible depending on performance and abilities.

This position is a key gateway position to move to upper management, we are seeking to bring on managers who can move up to manage enterprise level operations & division and also later manage multi-million dollar wholesale accounts.

There is a one week starting probationary period for training and evaluation. Reliable transportation is required, on-site parking spot is provided.

Due to the atmosphere, we cannot hire anyone with a felony; misdemeanors are dependent upon the charge. This is a drug free workplace. We do full national background checks due to the sensitive work nature. A high school diploma or GED is required; college or similar experience is a plus.

We need a worker with a positive attitude who is willing to learn and is a self-starter. Please reply to this posting with an up to date resume for our review. We will be scheduling interviews immediately, which will come with an in person qualification test for the requirements above.

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Bookkeeper or Accountant for Weapons Factory in Fort Smith, AR

DOE: $11.50 to $16.00/hr. With Overtime & Bonuses. Promotions + Salary available

We are a large global firearms and ordnance manufacturer with three local operations in Fort Smith looking for a secondary bookkeeper, auditor, controller, or accountant. We are hiring for one first shift position. [Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.] The position open is for full time only, with optional overtime which may be approved for near unlimited overtime if proper training goals are met.

You will be trained by the existing comptroller/bookkeeper, who will become your supervisor as the office manager. So there will be a full smooth training process of 1-3 weeks.

This position is open at FedArm Plant 6 located at: 5730 N 6, Fort Smith, AR 72904.


These requirements below are necessary to apply to this job:

Very proficient in QuickBooks (Enterprise), i.e. bookkeeping and reconciling,

Recording payments via check, wire, credit card,

Handling vendor purchase orders and invoices along with payments,

Federal and State tax timely payments and filling payroll tax forms in paper and online,

Employee tax and hire forms and their filling,

Microsoft Office (Word/ Excel specifically),

Email (Outlook/Thunderbird),

Ability to manage tasks sent via email and organize priority tasks + deadlines,

Other tasks that will be trained:

FedEx Freight and ground arrangements,

Handling some phone calls for upper management,

Ordering certified bank checks and going to post office,

Other small tasks and errands,


Extra knowledge in the below items will put you higher on the qualification list and earn higher pay:

Full QuickBooks certification,

QuickBooks Advance Inventory building and management experience,

Full Accounting degree,

Firearms and Ammunition knowledge,

Manufacturing and wholesale knowledge,

Previous office & business management,


Average pay for this position ranges between $11.50 to $16.00 an hour depending on experience and skills after evaluation period. If you have experience and exceed all of the requirements and preferences, you will be qualified to earn the higher pay and option for salaried paid. Also, future promotions to top management positions are possible depending on performance and abilities.


There is a one week starting probationary period for training and evaluation. Reliable transportation is required, on-site parking spot is provided. Position will be in Fort Smith, AR 72904 with its own upper level private office.


Due to the nature of the work, we cannot hire anyone with a felony; misdemeanors are dependent upon the charge. This is a drug free workplace. We do full national background checks due to the sensitive work nature. A high school diploma or GED is required; college or similar experience is a plus.


We need a worker with a positive attitude who is willing to learn and is a self-starter. Please reply to this posting with an up to date resume for our review. We will be scheduling interviews immediately, which will come with an in person qualification test for the requirements above.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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