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Purchasing Agent

Location: Santa Monica, CA, United States
Job # 10242850
Date Posted: 12-12-2017
Title: Purchasing Agent
Work Location: Santa Monica, CA
Contract Length: 6 months
Schedule: M-F 9AM-6PM
Pay rate: $30- $36 hourly

Our client is an American video game developer, publisher, and eSports tournament organizer. We are seeking a Purchasing Agent.

Responsibilities:
  • Support the product finance team and product owners to execute and ship a PO by coordinating deliverables, completing process documentation, and removing bottlenecks across the multi-disciplinary stakeholders to ensure a seamless purchase-to-pay process
  • Provide assistance to the Product, Initiative, or Discipline in making the right purchase, at the right time and for the right cost
  • Liaise with the Product, Initiative, or Discipline to forecast purchases as to minimize last minute purchases
  • Provide monthly purchasing summaries to purchase requestors, product owners, and product finance partners
  • Work with other purchasing agents to ensure a consistent approach to purchasing
  • Work closely with legal, accounts payable, finance, and product owners to quarterback the entire purchasing process, including, but not limited to, finding and selecting vendors, closing contracts, completing purchase requests, forecasting, etc.
  Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance
  • 5-7 years in a fast-paced, high volume, transaction processing environment and understand contractual business lingo, financial forecasting, capital and operating expenses, and accruals
  • Robust procurement platform such as Coupa or iProcurement are strongly preferred
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