Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Charles Town, West Virginia
Country:
United States
Industry:
Purchasing
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Not Specified
Education level:
Bachelor Degree

Purchasing Specialist

 

Purchasing Specialist

 

Requisition Number: 18-0067

 

Location: Charles Town, WV

 

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Reports to: Senior Vice President and Controller

 

Department: Finance

 

Office location: Charles Town, WV

 

FLSA Status: Exempt

 

Date Posted: May 24, 2018

 

Date Closing: Open Until Filled

 

Synopsis of Role:

 

The Purchasing Specialist provides support to finance, and other teams, through processing purchasing requests through the purchasing system.

 

Essential Functions:

 

• Analyzes purchase authorizations for adequacy of specifications and other requirements to include proper general ledger accounts, proper approval authorities, and other criteria.

 

• Maintains the approval hierarchy and matrix of requisition approval process, as well as understand the security and role assignment within the purchasing system.

 

• Works with appropriate team members to negotiate and analyze costs.

 

• Prepares and issues purchase orders, ensure inclusion of complete and accurate specifications, and terms and conditions.

 

• Assists in planning, coordination and implementation of any special procurement program assigned to the team.

 

• Follows up with stakeholders to properly complete requests.

 

• Participates in the review, analysis and evaluation of procurement system for modifications, improvements and streamlining of processes.

 

• Works with accounting team to identify and process monthly accruals.

 

• Assists with developing business plan strategies / opportunities for unmanaged spend categories in conjunction with leadership.

 

• Interacts with APEI, APUS and NES staff and various teams, at all levels as required, to meet strategic objectives.

 

• Works with internal and external auditors as needed.

 

• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

 

• Standard office environment in Charles Town, WV.

 

Requirements:

 

Required Skills:

 

• Ability to interact with staff in a positive and professional manner.

 

• Ability to meet communicated schedules and deadlines.

 

• Excellent attention to detail.

 

• Ability to creatively solve problems in a changing environment.

 

• Advanced skills with MS Office Suite.

 

• Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

Required Experience:

 

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.

 

• Certification in procurement preferred.

 

• Experience with Paramount preferred.

 

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