• Job Tracking ID: 512899-680549
    • Job Location: Little Rock, AR
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 18, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: August 1, 2019
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Job Description:

Tipton & Hurst is a third-generation family owned florist and specialty home & gift retailer headquartered in Little Rock, AR, with five retail locations in the greater Central Arkansas area. Since 1886, Tipton & Hurst has been constantly evolving, innovating, and raising our own expectations, all with the goal of satisfying yours. We work to make sure that every plant, every flower, every gift, and every interaction meet the Tipton & Hurst standard of excellence. With an award-winning team and vast resources that include our own wholesale warehouse and a network of the premier suppliers around the world, Tipton & Hurst continues to work hard to make sure that you, your friends and your family always get our best.

We are currently seeking an Finance & Operations Manager to support our growing business in Central Arkansas. This is a great opportunity to join a growing and successful company. As part of the Tipton & Hurst team, you will enjoy competitive pay and a comprehensive set of benefits.


The Finance & Operations Manager will have day-to-day responsibility for the management and operation of the overall business, including five retail locations, online sales, a local warehouse and approximately 75 employees depending on the season. This position will report to the CEO/Owner Howard Hurst.



  • Oversee daily business operations including complete computerized system of online ordering, point of sale system, order control & fulfillment, Ecommerce - all business systems

  • Support managers in achieving Tipton & Hurst guarantee of 100% customer satisfaction

  • Assist store managers with staff scheduling to ensure optimal operation of each department; regularly review productivity and make adjustments as needed

  • Guide managers through setting annual budgets, meet with each manager regularly to review budgets and make adjustments as necessary

  • Work with executive team of President and Vice President managing the company

  • Interview, hire, and ensure training new staff in accordance with HR guidelines

  • Manage Summer 2019 implementation of new computer retail management system - Floral Computer Business System (IRIS), Ecommerce (Shopify), Accounting (Quickbooks) and online inventory system (TBD)

  • Supervise the accounting department and oversee Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, general ledger, payroll and human resources
  • Responsible for monthly financial statements and sales analysis


Experience and Skills:


  • Bachelors degree required, Masters Degree preferred.

  • 2–5 years experience required,  some experience in a supervisory role, retail background preferred.

  • Must be comfortable with and skilled at data analysis and IT systems

  • Knowledge of inventory management, HR, IT, Business Retail Computer Systems, finance, accounting and payroll
  • Critical thinking skills, excellent communication tactics, initiative and customer service are required.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Required)


As part of the Tipton & Hurst team, you will enjoy competitive salary and a comprehensive set of benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K after 1 year, performance based incentive pay system, paid vacation, etc.