Purchasing Specialist America
Posted on Feb 3, 2019 by Nike
Like any winning team, Nike, Inc. relies on talented, ambitious individuals to thrive. Every day, the Corporate Service teams raise the bar on excellence. The diverse disciplines that make up these teams include Finance, Facilities, Legal, Human Resources, Procurement, Child Development, Administrative Support, Strategic Planning and more. Corporate Services drives innovation in process, technologies and services, while fueling the company with exceptional levels of support.
As the Procurement Specialist for North America, you will play a key role in supporting the marketing and finance teams. You will support the North America Brand Marketing team by being the go-to expert for purchase orders, specifically by training brand team members how to navigate the entire PO process, from PO creation, to receiving goods, to getting invoices posted and vendors paid. You will also be the go-to person for troubleshooting PO issues, answering general PO questions, and advising how to setup new vendors. In true Nike spirit, you will seek to improve the dynamics of the procurement environment within North America Brand by helping to establish and drive better training practices, as well as being a thought partner with finance on how to reduce risk. You will maintain and communicate expectations to business partners for adherence to PO policies and training, and ensuring completeness of all PO requests. You will generate reporting several times a month and manage criteria on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
- 2 to 3 years' experience in Accounts Payable, Finance, or Accounting High School Diploma; Associates degree or higher preferred Intermediate level proficiency in Excel, Outlook, and Word Strong background in providing training Experienced in COUPA and SAP systems required Ability to work with various members of a cross-functional team in a fast-paced environment Strong attention to detail Self-starter Strong communication skills Ability to pass a background check