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Finance, Accounting and Procurement - Procurement Specialist 3 Procurement Specialist 3

Company: HireTalent
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Finance, Accounting and Procurement - Procurement Specialist 3Job Location: RemoteJob Duration: 4 Month On W2 (High Chances for extend)Job Description:Provide tactical support to assist the Microsoft Security Research business in managing processes associated with procuring goods and services.The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has high integrity and ability to handle confidential information appropriately, has strong analytical, problem solving, project management skills, and can juggle multiple projects at once. It is expected that the candidate is able to actively track pending items and constantly re-prioritize tasks based on changing business needs. Candidates should enjoy working in the details and have high attention to detail as this role spends a significant amount of time working through detailed processes. To be successful in this assignment, the candidate will be experienced in creatively solving problems and simplifying/automating business processes using standard business tools (Excel, Power BI, SharePoint).We are looking for someone who has a background in procurement and contracting with a track record of going deep and quickly ramping up on new processes, established policies, and technologies; demonstrated critical thinking skills and ability to work independently in highly ambiguous environments; excellent communication skills and strong cross-group collaboration skills. Demonstrated experience of using business tools to creatively solve problems a plus.Responsibilities" Manage procurement process from working with project owners in drafting Statement of Work (SOW) for procuring goods and services, to creating purchase order (PO) and tracking invoiceso Review SOW for Microsoft contracting standards and financial accuracy to ensure integrity and increase favorable approval by Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs (CELA)o Submit Supplier SOWs to Microsoft s procurement tool (Contract Web), or DocuSign, before or during the PO creation process as instructedo Manage PO intake and tracking, ensuring the capture of all information required and:coordinate SOW execution and submit PO to MyOrdercoordinate supplier account setup and follow up with Supplier Management with status or changesfollow up with interim PO approvers to ensure PO is processed timelyo Manage monthly Supplier invoice intake, accrual and approval processes to ensure net invoice discounts are captured." Manage procurement and distribution of software and tools licenses, user accounts and access credentials" Support reporting processes by maintaining and improving existing reports in Excel (Power BI knowledge a plus, but not required)" Potential responsibilities but not confirmed:o Assist with management of team budget, including tracking of month-over-month spending, and preparation of monthly reportso Build reporting and report automation using Excel (desire to learn Power BI a plus)o Provide analytical support for budget trackingQualifications" Three or more years of procurement/contracting experience and experience in providing high levels of customer service to partners" Expertise with Microsoft Excel, including data connections and data modeling" Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with high level of accuracy" Proficiency with Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word" Excellent written and verbal communication" Budgeting/accounting/finance experience a plus (not required)" Experience with Power BI report building a plus (not required)" Knowledge of internal Microsoft applications including Teams, MyOrder, MS Invoice, Informa is a plusTop skills1. Procurement Experience 7+ Years of Experience2. Microsoft Excel 5+ Years of ExperienceEffectively manage multiple projects at once 5+ Years of Experience

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