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Symcor Procurement Buyer & Financial Analyst (12 Month Term) Contract in Mississauga, ON

Symcor

Branch Mississauga ON CA

Position:
Procurement Buyer & Financial Analyst (12 Month Term)
Location:
Mississauga, ON

Shared Services – Procurement & Contract Services. In addition this role will provide financial expertise and leadership in reporting, vendor financial due…

Position Type: Fixed Term
Department: Shared Services – Procurement & Contract Services
Work Location: 1 Robert Speck Parkway, Mississauga,ON
Work Hours: Days
Job Level: F 525
Travel: No
Posting Expires: 2017/04/27

This position is a 12 month contract

Purpose of Position:
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Procurement and Category, this role will provide procurement support in a financial capacity to Procurement & Vendor Management, Finance & other Business groups. In addition this role will provide financial expertise and leadership in reporting, vendor financial due diligence and normalization of the vendor costs in relation to BCA financials.
This role will assist the Associate Director of Asset Management and VP of Procurement & and Vendor Management in the asset acquisition, vendor due diligence and Vendor scorecard reporting framework.

Key Resposibilities:
Establish a formalized approach to regularly review the financial condition of Suppliers
Escalate to senior management any financial instability observed in proposed Symcor Vendors and document risk mitigation plans to reduce Symcor’s exposure to acceptable levels
Promote uniformity of process and communication to Symcor suppliers
Incorporate a financial governance process for review of Supplier Financial Evaluations (SFE)
Provide purchasing administration and financial analysis to various business units
Analyze project financials in relation to vendor cost and provide accurate financial adjustment to the Line of Busines (LOB) – Finance team
Track contract savings, costs savings and cost avoidance associated with multiple vendor initiatives
Handle special ad hoc projects as requested by management
Draft and issue PO’s in a timely manner and that all purchase orders are accurate and clearly describe the good or service required. Ensure that PO’s are tax coded accurately
Adhere to procurement procedures to ensure data integrity in all purchase orders
Provide general knowledge to all procurement staff in the use of the Oracle Purchasing system and provide basic understanding of the procurement process
Provide training on using the Oracle Purchasing system
Follow-up and forward information to Accounts Payable in order to resolve invoicing problems
Address issues presented by external suppliers concerning order and/or invoicing problems
Provide administration support for procurement staff on contracts, letters, RFQ’s, RFP’s, etc.
Request for quotations on low dollar value goods and services (less than $100,000)

Qualifications:
College Diploma/University Degree in Business/Finance or related field and or equivalent experience
Minimum 2 years’ related experience
Intermediate experience in Oracle Purchase Order module
Basic knowledge of electronic documentation and records management
Proven experience with ERP/SAP and/or Oracle and MS SharePoint
Demonstrated experience in understanding and interpreting Client/Project specifications
Excellent problem resolution and troubleshooting skills
Strong organizational skills, sound judgment and flexibility
Strong desire to own the newly established processes and make recommendations for improvements as warranted
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
Able to establish and support work sharing office
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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