Finance Assistant (Full/Part-time)




With more than 40 years in the retail industry, Homemakers Furniture is a leader in providing affordable home furnishings to the state of Iowa. We employ those who are dedicated and passionate about their work, and we are seeking motivated finance assistants to join our dynamic team in both part-time and full-time roles.

This position assists customers with purchases and financing. Ideal candidates are focused on results, are team players with positive attitudes and possess excellent customer service skills and creative problem-solving abilities.


Finance Assistants are responsible for maintaining outstanding customer service, processing sales quickly, accurately and efficiently and cash register operations.

Specific duties include:

  • Ensure that each customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which includes greeting and acknowledging every customer and maintaining outstanding standards
  • Process customer financing, account analysis, collections, refunds, payments on customer accounts
  • Accurately and efficiently ring on your register and accurately maintain all cash and media at your register. Report any discrepancies right away
  • Ensure that no lines exist and take steps necessary to ensure customers in line are being waited on
  • Ensure phone calls are being answered in a timely positive manner
  • Ensure that all areas around your area are clean and organized
  • Maintain an awareness of all promotions and advertisements
  • Possess knowledge of where items are on the floor in order to direct the customer to the product they are in search of
  • Communicate customer requests to management
  • Complete any other tasks as assigned from time to time by any manager or team lead


We are looking for solid, reliable workers with strong work ethics and positive, engaging personalities. You must be highly organized and detail-oriented while still being able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. It is also important that you display excellent verbal communication skills.

Specific qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to process all types of customer payment transactions (cash, check, credit card financing, and/or automatic debit cards)
  • Computer, cash register, cash handling experience
  • Ability to process and access information utilizing the computer system
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive, but also able to recognize and support the company policies and priorities
  • Ability to interact with other departments using a team player approach
  • Respect company, co-workers and product
  • Commitment to the assigned task
  • Willing to work with a sense of urgency
  • Willing to work with a team
  • Self-starter
  • Willing to adapt to change and prepare an urgent product
  • Ability to work 4-5 days a week (set schedules are available)

Physical expectations:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

Environmental conditions:

  • Will work indoors
  • Conditions may include hot/cold temperatures, dusty surroundings and noisy work environment


As a finance assistant at Homemakers Furniture, you will be part of an established company with a 40-year tradition of providing quality products to our customers, as well as a family and growth-oriented company culture for our employees. It’s the kind of place that you can make your career home, and many of our long-time employees have done exactly that. You will find a wide variety of opportunities for development and advancement with us, as well as set schedule options, competitive pay, and a fantastic benefits package.

Here is just some of what we have to offer our full-time employees:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Pre-tax health and dependent care accounts
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match (also for part time employees)
  • Short-term disability
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discounts (including Nebraska Furniture Mart)
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Closed most major holidays
  • Comprehensive paid training program
  • Advancement opportunities

Build a rewarding, long-term career with us at Homemakers!


Background check and pre-employment drug screen are required.
Homemakers is a tobacco- and drug-free workplace. EOE