Accountemps is currently working with a prominent financial institution in the Minneapolis area for a Purchasing Agent! This Purchasing Agent team member is responsible for Strategic Sourcing customer service for employees, supplier due diligence to help ensure our client remains compliant with regulatory requirements and business best practices, and transaction processing so as to provide a superior buying experience. Responsibilities include determining if an existing contract covers a purchase request, or if a new or modification of existing contract is required, completion of supplier due diligence, information updates to Oracle ERP system, timely and accurate requisitions and purchase order processing, and ongoing supplier management. Responsibilities will include: A. Lead and/or perform sourcing activities including evaluation of purchase requests to determine if a purchase is covered by an existing contract or if a modification or new contract is required. B. Conduct supplier due diligence by completing the pre-assessment; calculate the inherent risk rating, create and update the engagement record and ensure completion of required due diligence questionnaires. Collaborate with Risk Management to ensure required information is completed for their initial due diligence review and that information required for periodic reviews are obtained from the supplier. C. Update Oracle Cloud ERP system with contract, due diligence, service level agreement results, supplier scorecards, and other related information and metadata enabling efficiency in the sourcing process, improved risk management and supplier performance. D. Gather the required information and documentation to setup prospective and contracted suppliers in Oracle ERP system, and ensure supplier information is current on an ongoing basis. E. At the completion of supplier due diligence and contract negotiations, update the requisition with the required information and submit to the appropriate employees for approval. Ensure requisitions and purchase orders are accurate and timely to meet suppliers needs. F. Provide customer service function to employees and our suppliers to ensure a superior sourcing experience by creating value, mitigating and managing risk, and improving supplier performance. If you meet the requirements and have interviewed with an Accountemps recruiter, please call us at 952.473.0373. If you have not, please email your resume to Dani.Krepel@Accountemps.com for immediate consideration!
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