PART-TIME OFFICE ASSISTANT in Chicago, IL at Beatrix - Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Date Posted: 5/18/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

BEATRIX is hiring PART-TIME OFFICE ASSISTANTS for our RESTAURANT OFFICE team!

6 MONTHS-1 YEAR OF EXPERIENCE WITH ACCOUNTING/BOOKKEEPING A PLUS

Coffeehouse and Restaurant

Approachable, neighborhood service with three locations in exciting downtown Chicago - it’s where healthy meets delicious

Caring. Creative. Careers.

Join the Lettuce Entertain You family! Our 100+ restaurants are nationally recognized for great food and service and as great places to work. We hire and care deeply for people with creativity, passion and the drive to be the best. And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and opportunities for growth.

Is this you?

  • You take care of yourself. (Energy and stamina. You’ll need both.)
  • You care for others. (Teamwork and success. They are one and the same.)
  • You care about guests. (Quality. The bar is high.)

If you want a career at a progressive company with a long-standing commitment to people, join our caring and creative team.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

Availability Needed: Weekends, Office Hours, Morning

Job Requirements

Responsible for completing the daily office functions on a part-time basis.

 DUTIES

  • Get along with others and be a team player
  • Be genuinely committed to ensuring that the overall guest experience exceeds expectations, including greeting guests with a warm, sincere smile and anticipating their needs
  • Use tact and good judgment when dealing with guest challenges, responding to guest needs with patience and courtesy
  • Process daily sales and accounts payable as well as reconcile gift cards
  • Count, balance and par banks accurately on a daily basis
  • Process deposits and change orders accurately and according to procedure
  • Process tip distributions and record keeping as required
  • Ensure TRAC/TRDA compliance
  • Issue and redeem Frequent Diner points according to the rules of the program
  • Accurately maintain all employee time records to ensure employees are paid appropriately and timely
  • Handle guest, vendor and employee calls, questions and issues as appropriate
  • Take all reservation calls promptly and courteously and record all necessary information
  • Maintain upkeep and organization of office, supplies and equipment
  • Be available to work weekends
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation (including handwashing) guidelines and procedures
  • Be proficient in the use and operation of all necessary tools and equipment, including the telephone, paging and voicemail systems, the Open Table reservation system and with Microsoft Office products (i.e., Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Other duties will be assigned as needed

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Communicate in English in order to comprehend and perform/follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Perform more than one task at a time, calmly and effectively in an extremely busy and stressful work environment
  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable noise and temperature levels
  • Lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment
  • Accessibility varies by location