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Procurement Operations Specialist

Req id:  24157

Waterloo, ON, CA

 

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

 

 

The Opportunity

OpenText’s global Source to Pay team helps maximize value from OpenText’s vendor relationships and ensures our internal stakeholders have the goods and services they need to succeed. Reporting to the Supervisor, Procurement Operations, and as part of the broader Vendor Management team, this position manages to the procure to pay transactions, enforces policies and internal controls, provides support for end-users, and manages vendor relationships. The Procurement Operations team works closely with internal stakeholders within the business units, Sourcing, Procurement Contract Management, and Accounts Payable as well as other finance and IT functions to ensure a seamless business process.

 

You are great at:

  • Managing end-to-end Procure to Pay transactions and ensuring transactional alignment with policies and internal guidelines/controls
  • Providing support to business stakeholders regarding the source-to-pay process, policy, system, and transactions, ensuring excellent customer service
  • Building and managing relationships with vendors, coordinating any transactional correspondence regarding Purchase Orders and payment discrepancies
  • Mitigating business risks by enforcing internal controls and supporting internal and external audits related to the S2P business process as appropriate
  • Facilitating a seamless P2P process for all stakeholders by collaborating with other teams such as Sourcing, Procurement Contract Management, Accounts Payable, Tax, Accounting, FP&A, DGO, and IT
  • Improving process efficiency and effectiveness by driving business process improvements within the function aligned with department and organizational objectives
  • Participating in system change-related activities such as requirements gathering, solution validation, acceptance testing, and user support
  • Contributing to the governance and maintenance of master data pertaining to the S2P business process
  • Leading Source to Pay (P2P) business processes, with a strong focus on procurement best practices

 

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus min. 3 years’ experience in Accounting/Finance/Procurement
  • Knowledge & understanding of Corporate Financial Accounting
  • Strong writing, communications, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities to meet deadlines, planning, presentation, and communication skill
  • Highly motivated, participative team player with the ability to perform in a results-oriented, and time-sensitive environment
  • Strong analytical capabilities and skills required to provide efficient and effective solutions; Ability to work with large and diverse sets of data
  • Ability to take initiative in recognizing data issues/concerns or areas where improvements could be made
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing environments
  • Self-management includes attention to detail, organizational/time management, a strong inclination to self-development.
  • Advanced digital literacy using various software application packages. Familiarity with the ERP environment especially SAP is an asset

 

 

OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com).


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

Perks 
If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Benefits 
Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and potential. Become an OpenText Navigator.

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