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Purchasing Analyst

Essential Functions
• Extract spend data from accounts payable or other databases and create spend reports in various formats.

• Research the vendor information and suitability to satisfy Professional Service Centre (PSC) request to approve vendors.
• Undertake database cleanse and monitor and rationalize the number of vendors held on the vendor database.
• Create purchase order requisitions in resident purchasing system as required.
• Act as interface with AP team, e.g. vendor query resolution.
• Assist business to solicit competitive quotes for basic goods and services from vendors and prepare comparative analysis of bids. Make all arrangements up to the point of decision making.
• Liaise with vendors to assist in researching and resolving incorrect invoices.
• Work with colleagues where there are vendor queries on significant purchase order requisitions.
• Streamline the day-to-day purchasing processes to make purchase to pay process more efficient.
• Analyze bids and prepare comparative analysis to support evaluation decisions.
• Ensure purchase orders comply with contract terms and work to improve the efficiency of the purchase to pay process.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• High School Diploma or equivalent Req Or
• Bachelor's Degree Req
• 4 years' experience Req Or
• Equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Req
• Knowledge of supply chain management, materials management, purchasing or procurement (non exclusive).
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
• Technical accounting skills.

• Accurate and efficient data entry skills.
• Data analysis and manipulation skills.
• Ability to exercise judgment within procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

• Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet deadlines.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.

• Good command of English language (upper intermediate or advance level)

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Purchasing Analyst

Buenos Aires
Full Time

Published on 01/25/2023

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