Administrative Specialist

Ypsilanti, MI, US

Job Title: Administrative Specialist
Reports to: Manager, National Administration
Location: Ypsilanti, MI


About Our Team and This Role:

Our employees are our greatest asset. We want them to be happy, healthy, and safe as partners in our success. We work together with our employees to sustain the inclusive work environment that has been one of our core values for nearly a century.

Beacon is a Fortune 500 company with over 580 locations in all US states and six Canadian provinces. As an Administrative Specialist for Beacon, you will assist our branches with administrative and operational duties. You will be part of a team of administrative specialists that support branches and work with an internal ticketing system. This position will support our branches with internal audits, filing, contract administration and other duties as assigned.

What You Will Be Working On:

  • Support branches and branch management with administrative and operational duties or inquiries
  • Partnering with Internal Audit team to review SOX compliance requirements and documentation compliance
  • Online document filing and retention in Alfresco system
  • Contract administration including review, sending and ensuring the proper signatures before filing.
  • Responsible for daily reporting and report reconciliation in Excel
  • Answer telephone in a friendly and timely manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned


What You Will Need to Be Successful in This Role:  

  • Previous experience in an administrative role and with supporting management in a high volume organization. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate to multiple levels in the organization
  • Effective follow up skills
  • Proven experience with Computer systems and MS Office
  • Experience with MS Excel
  • Online document storage or filing experience a plus
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to organize information


About Beacon:

Founded in 1928, Beacon (Nasdaq: BECN) is one of the largest distributors of commercial and residential roofing products, complementary construction, and building materials serving the entire United States and six Canadian provinces. Through strategic investments in new technology and an ever-expanding network of locations throughout the United States and Canada, we help contractors save time, manage work more efficiently, and enhance their businesses.

Beacon's competitive advantage is our people and our value proposition is the differentiator. 

-— Christopher Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 

Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit