Procurement Operations Analyst

  • location: San Francisco, CA
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $30 per hour
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Procurement Operations Analyst

At Lyft, community is what we are and it-s what we do. It's what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring. This role is an integral part of the Global Procurement team, involving the effective administration and support to procure-to-pay operations by providing end user assistance and a range of varied analytical and operational tasks for the Procurement team.

The Global Procurement team is a fast paced and dynamic organization, which is chartered to directly support all of Lyft's business partners on a global basis. The ideal Procurement Operations Analyst will have a passion for procurement operations and process improvement, while following a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach for the organization. The Procurement Operations Analyst works in close collaboration with Business Partners, FP&A, and Accounts Payable to successfully deliver procurement services.

Responsibilities:
-Facilitate Procure-to-Pay with assigned departments
-Subject Matter Expert for acquisitions affecting Procurement and Finance Ops
-Review/approve purchase order requests to insure compliance to process & policies while preserving data integrity
-Gather requirements and enter complex orders on behalf of business partners to insure seamless order flow through goods receipts and settlement of payments as necessary-Identify, analyze & resolve typical
-Purchase Order, goods receipt and invoice reconciliation issues on behalf of, and in collaboration with, business partners, suppliers & internal customers
-Assist in expediting delinquent purchase orders and delivery of materials and services; coordinate all appropriate actions with user group and supplier(s).
-Monitor help request queue and resolve requests in timely fashion
-Assist with new vendor on-boarding and supplier lifecycle management related activities
-Support or, play key role in continuous improvement projects
-Assist with timely and accurate purchase order maintenance for month end and quarter end period close activities
-Deliver monthly and quarterly (as appropriate) metrics for the Strategic Sourcing and Finance teams, and coordinate with respective teams to determine variance explanations and rationale for output
-Maintain vital contract databases and purchase order control logs designed to track procurement activities and purchase order lifecycle maintenance

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
-Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
-Good written & verbal communication that foster collaboration with teammates and business partners
-Ability to train end users on the procure-to-pay process
-Experience in procurement related tools (e.g Coupa, Jira etc)
-Multifaceted & intermediate level problem solving and analytical skills
-Robust technical acumen & systems conceptual aptitude
-Strong business process proficiency
-Ability to manage high volume of requests from multiple customers in a timely, accurate & efficient manner and prioritize with minimal supervision
-Projects a professional image through communications whether by telephone, email, or in person

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
Entry Level

Qualifications:
-Fundamental understanding of operational accounting, procurement, accounts payable and basic finance topics
-2+ years experience in a Procurement/Purchasing/Technology related field


Please forward your resume to cynthia.ottens@randstadusa.com.

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