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Sr. Purchase Coordinator (617250)
Ref No.: 18-09740
Location: Stamford, Connecticut
SUMMARY
Coordinate all aspects of the purchasing process. Reconciliation, reporting and solving discrepancies of capital and expense purchase requests, purchase orders and invoices while maintaining adherence to budget.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Process purchase orders through all stages of purchase cycle (requests, creation, change, tracking, closure and deletion).
Develop and maintain productive relationships with vendors and internal departments.
Track and provide daily, weekly and monthly reporting of PO status to leadership team while maintaining adherence to budget.
Reconcile invoice and shipment discrepancies; communicate results of resolution.
Gather data to assist with capital and expense budget preparation as needed.
Monitor vendor performance and communicate issues and concerns to management.
Manage voucher logs (capital and expense).
Complete receipts, as well as manage the Open Receipts reports.
Communicate with vendors on payment status and other aging requests / payments.
Support EPOD process by monitoring input/output activity.
Provide support to the business planning function in financial analytics by, including but not limited to, preparing / identifying variance to budget explanations

Requirements:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Advanced proficiency of Microsoft Word and Excel – (intermediate to advanced)
Basic knowledge of accounting principles
Knowledge of Ariba
Strong ability to work with numerical detail and maintain a high level of accuracy
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to complete work with limited supervision
Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills