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Careers with Universal Companies

Universal Companies is the ultimate spa and wellness resource, providing education, products, and supplies to thousands of day spas, resort spas, medical spas, salons and independent practitioners around the world. Our business is only good when their businesses are better, so we help our customers manage and grow their businesses. Profitable and growing, we’re committed to building an outstanding team, as our company culture is built on passionate people. The team is highly incentivized to do well, and we’re invested in the future of each person. Because we realize that talented people have options, those who choose Universal Companies mean a great deal to us. We want you to grow professionally, have a lot of fun, and be surrounded by the best. Join the Universal family of employees–we have a true passion for all things spa!

We offer great benefits like:

  • Company discretionary bonus plan
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Competitive benefits package (healthcare / dental / vision / LTD / life / supplemental)
  • Personal, vacation, and sick time
  • Professional development, including complimentary online CEU courses for training and licensing requirements
  • Discounted spa products
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee / family events
  • Beautiful location*

There are many areas of opportunity for a career with Universal Companies, so please contact us at HR@universalcompanies.com to find out how you could grow with us.

 

*Universal Companies is at home in the historic small town of Abingdon, Virginia, which is nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia and was voted one of the top two "Best Southern Small Towns" by USA Today readers in 2015.

Current Job Openings

If you are interested in applying for the job opening, please submit your resume to hr@universalcompanies.com

Senior Manager, Accounting

Position Title/Status: Senior Manager, Accounting                   

Department: Finance

Reports to: Controller

Location: This position will be predominantly remote, but will require 1-2 weeks per quarter in the home office of Abingdon, VA.

COMPANY PROFILE

Universal Companies is the leading single-source supplier to the spa and wellness industry, providing education and supplying thousands of products to help day spas, resort spas, medical spas, salons and independent practitioners manage and grow their businesses. We are profitable, growing and committed to building an outstanding team. Our company culture is built on passionate people - we value our team and strive to have every person thrilled to build this company together. The team is highly incentivized to do well, and we’re invested in the future of each person. We realize that talented people have options, and those who choose Universal Companies mean a great deal to us. We want you to grow professionally, have a lot of fun, and be surrounded by the best. Reflective of the area’s strong sense of community, the Universal family of employees has a true passion for all things spa and wellness.

Reasons to work for us - Competitive benefits package including:

  • 401K with a company match
  • Company shared/partially-paid health benefits
  • Dental and vision benefits
  • Company sponsored employee events throughout the year
  • Company discretionary bonus program
  • Professional floating days, vacation, sick time, and paid holidays
  • Professional development
  • Discounted spa products
  • Flexible work schedule and the possibility to work remotely
  • Corporate headquarters in the historic small town of Abingdon, Virginia, nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia.

 

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Incumbent will manage preparation of monthly financial results, accounts receivable/payable, audit requests, bank reconciliations, payroll processing, sales tax management and ad hoc financial analysis.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Accounting process management including Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Manage monthly close process including journal entry preparation and general ledger reconciliation
  • Basic financial analysis (variance analysis, basic forecasting)
  • Customer credit analysis
  • Administration of financial software

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Three (3) to ten (10) experience managing accounting/finance function.
  • Specific experience with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable management in a corporate environment.
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting principles (GAAP as applied to small business).
  • Competence with current relevant ERP systems and financial software

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business with strong Accounting experience

Picker/Packer  

Position Title/Status: Picker/Packer -/Non-Exempt                                              

Department: Distribution

Reports to: Fulfillment Manager                                                                

 

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Incumbent has the responsibility and accountability for picking and/or packing all customer orders from picking tickets.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Picks and/or packs product from inventory bins for customer order fulfillment.
  • Consistently picks and/or packs orders in an accurate, concise and timely manner.
  • Ensures that product picked and/or packed is of the highest quality and damaged product and/or equipment is not shipped to customer.
  • Transports picked orders to the packing line area for packing.
  • Effectively utilizes warehouse design to minimize time spent walking to each bin location.
  • Follows protocol for first-in, first-out on all products picked and informs restock when stock levels are low.
  • Consistently performs self-checks to ensure accuracy of order fulfillment.
  • Works in conjunction with restock to report stock bin discrepancies and resolve any shipping concerns.
  • Receives and answers inquiries in a polite, pleasant and timely manner.
  • Attends and participates in departmental and company meetings.
  • Performs other project work, duties and responsibilities as required or requested.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives of this position.
  • Keeps immediate supervisor promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests alternative courses of action which may be taken.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent education.
  • Must have general understanding of pick tickets; be knowledgeable of product and equipment and familiar with stock bin locations for inventory items.
  • Ability to read, count, and write to accurately complete all required documentation.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., bend, stretch, climb ladders and squat.
  • Must possess organizational and math skills and be detail oriented.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, changing environment.

 

Education/Experience

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent education
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This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Incumbent will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by management as required. This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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