Buyer - Corporate Vendor Management

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Job ID:
20171207-6145
Job Category:
Accounting/Finance
Relevant Work Experience:
Customer Service-less than 2 yrs, Customer Service-2-5 yrs, Financial Services-2-5 yrs
Current Licenses / Certifications:
None
Position Located In:
CO - Lone Tree
Education:
BA/BS
Job Type:
Full Time
Description:

Lone Tree - CO, DENR3, 9800 Schwab Way, 80124
Lance Alan Britton
20171207-6145

We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

Corporate Vendor Management (CVM) at Charles Schwab & Co. is responsible for implementing a firm-wide, end-to-end vendor relationship management process to maximize vendor performance and value. CVM identifies, mitigates, monitors, and manages vendor risk; and assists Schwab in meeting regulatory and compliance requirements.  

 

What you’ll do:

The Buyer will be responsible for managing a designated commodity and ensuring purchasing activities are consistent with Schwab’s policies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Validate contractual documentation as it supports the procurement processes
  • Ensure Purchase Requisition (PR) activities are accurate and consistent with Schwab policies
  • Award Purchase Orders (PO) to Vendors upon purchase requisition approval
  • Support Schwab Business Owners on various ad hoc requests (Ariba training, PO spend management, PR status follow-up, advising on Corporate Vendor Management and Schwab’s processes and policies) 
  • Work closely with Accounts Payable to resolve invoicing discrepancies and matching exceptions
  • Partner with Vendor Sourcing Managers to ensure compliance with Master Agreements, Work Orders and Scope of Work as they are issued
  • Resolve and escalate as needed, issues with internal clients concerning discrepancies in price, terms, or returns
  • Build strong working relationships with Business Partners and become an expert within assign commodity which is managed

*This is an individual contributor role 

What you have:

  • 3+ years experience in procurement, P2P process, contract management and internal controls, in a regulated industry preferred
  • Adaptable to change and understanding how it will impact the team and internal Business Partners
  • Ability to work multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Skilled in building effective working relationships
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in understanding various contracts and contractual language strongly desired
  • Procurement catalog knowledge a plus
  • Microsoft Office knowledge required
  • Experience with Ariba, Hiperos, PeopleSoft a plus
  • Knowledge of P2P process is strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Capability to provide excellent customer service 

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program
  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions
  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

 


Learn more about Life@Schwab.


Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.


Job Specifications
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: Customer Service-less than 2 yrs, Customer Service-2-5 yrs, Financial Services-2-5 yrs
Position Located In: CO - Lone Tree
Education: BA/BS
Job Type: Full Time

Category:Accounting/Finance
Activation Date: Thursday, December 21, 2017
Expiration Date: Monday, January 22, 2018
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Brokerage Products: Not FDIC Insured • No Bank Guarantee • May Lose Value

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab’s hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

The Charles Schwab Corporation provides a full range of securities, brokerage, banking, money management, and financial advisory services through its operating subsidiaries. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (“Schwab”), Member SIPC , offers investment services and products, including Schwab brokerage accounts. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides deposit and lending services and products.