First Supply

  • Office Manager

    Location US-WI-Appleton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 9:14 AM)
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    # Positions
  • Overview

    First Supply® is a leading main channel wholesale distributor providing industrial customers and building contractors with an extensive line of products and services. First Supply features manufacturer product lines in the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, builder, waterworks, pump/well & septic, industrial and municipal markets. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, First Supply has more than 700 employees in 28 operating facilities serving Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan UP. The company has over $60 million in inventory and over $275 million in annual sales. 


    First Supply also owns and operates 18 Kitchen & Bath Stores in 5 midwestern states under the Gerhard's Kitchen & Bath and Kohler Signature Store brands. Gerhard's is the largest, most versatile kitchen & bath store in the upper Midwest. We offer a huge variety of kitchen and bath choices from contemporary to traditional styles, along with service you won't find anywhere else. The Kohler Signature Stores are a kitchen and bath showroom that provides a distinguished Kohler experience where designers and homeowners can get hands on with hundreds of products, exclusively from the Kohler brands!


    The Office Manager works closely with the Branch Managers to manage day-to-day operating responsibilities for their office.  This role is responsible for many of the financial operations of the office including accounts payable and receivable and payroll and expense report oversight.


    • Administer the Company personnel policies within the facility
    • Coordinate with the appropriate personnel all the pre-employment testing required
    • Provide orientation to benefits, computer system and personnel policies
    • Prepare and submit biweekly hours report for payroll to the Employee Services Department
    • Actively participate in facility Safety Committee
    • File all accident/incident reports
    • Coordinate workers compensation program with the Risk Manager
    • Directly supervise office personnel
    • Oversee all accounting functions for the facility
    • Balance ledger accounts including bank reconciliation, inner-company cash transfer account, promotional account, house operation accounts, cash account and prepaid accounts.
    • Maintain and do a monthly reconciliation of the petty cash account
    • Figure monthly, quarterly and yearly commissions and submit for payment.
    • Monitor all freight for opportunities to bill customers.
    • Monitor COGS for errors, commission adjustments and freight.
    • Keep track of all assets.
    • Oversee Unavailable inventory and follow proper protocol to minimize unavailable inventory
    • Prepare monthly financial reports relating to open invoices, purchase orders
    • Obtain and supervise repair and maintenance contracts for equipment
    • Responsible for building maintenance
    • Obtain and supervise repair and maintenance contracts for the building
    • Responsible for building security
    • Set up new employees on security system
    • Other duties as assigned by the General Manager


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to learn First Supply LLC’s  business system
    • Experience in accounts payables and receivables required
    • Experience managing multiple priorities
    • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in written format with customers, vendors and employees
    • Ability to perform effectively in matters that require attention to detail
    • Ability to effectively negotiate and response with appropriate social skills


    First Supply LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  In order to be selected for the position, candidates must submit to a drug test with negative results on employment offer, the ability to be bonded as defined by First Supply LLC's fidelity bond insurance carrier, and have a valid driver’s license and a driving record which meets underwriting standards.


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