Job: Sr. Procurement Transaction Analyst American Water – Coronado, CA

Sr. Procurement Transaction Analyst
American Water – Coronado, CA

Negotiate local agreements that are not covered under any other national, regional or local agreement. Identify leveraged sourcing opportunities on a national, regional or local basis. Provide procurement transactional support to business by creating purchase orders and submitting them to the suppliers in a timely manner and in compliance with AW’s processes and policies. Ensure suppliers and spend data accuracy and integrity. Produce reports and perform analysis in order to ensure the proper delivery of products and services while maintaining internal controls, operational excellence, and customer service objectives

Key Accountabilities

Receive requisitions from the business and execute transactions to create and approve purchase orders timely, made with the preferred supplier (when available) at the agreed upon price/cost using a price verification process, and following AW’s procurement processes, controls and policies

Develop process and technical expertise (SAP) to carry out ongoing address book maintenance, supplier on-boarding and catalog management Monitor process compliance and provide feedback and training to improve Business Partners understanding and execution of the purchase order process

Troubleshoot problematic transactions and resolve purchase order invoice price issues in a timely manner Ensure data accuracy, integrity, and update in the system

Support the business with limited operational procurement activities that warrant Supply Chain involvement due to dollar value or risk associated with purchase. Conduct reviews for use of preferred suppliers; accurate pricing and appropriate coding

Respond to inquiries from Business Partners regarding appropriate supplier selection for order placements. Communicate and facilitate the resolution of all purchase order and supplier master discrepancies

Monitor process compliance and provide feedback and training to improve Business Partners understanding and execution of the purchase order process

Research, analyze, prepare, and communicate reports on the purchasing process and internal controls (for example, open orders or supplier master statistics) and provide action plan follow up

Conduct reviews for use of preferred suppliers; accurate pricing and appropriate coding Develop process and technical expertise (SAP) to carry out ongoing address book maintenance, supplier on-boarding and catalog management Release reviewed and approved purchase orders to suppliers Troubleshoot problematic transactions and resolve purchase order invoice price issues in a timely manner Administer the Tax Payer Identification (1099) process

Skills

Experience in Supply Chain or Procurement Experience working in a team environment Knowledge of Microsoft Office or Supply Chain applications (e.g. SAP ) preferred Strong data gathering skills. Solid written and verbal communications skills. Strong interpersonal skills (e.g., tact/diplomacy, listening, negotiation, consulting). Excellent customer service, client support, and business services consulting skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Knowledge

Procurement knowledge sufficient to produce best product at lowest cost in acceptable time frames. Knowledge of financial analysis techniques.

Associates or Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Four(4)+ years related job experience in processing purchasing transactions required. Two (2) + years analytical performance experience required

4 + years financial analyst business experience; 4+ years procurement experience; 0 to 3 years utility business experience
American Water – 3 hours ago

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