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VMO Analyst

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Chennai, IN, 600032

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be part of IFF’s IT VMO Team. As an IT VMO Analyst of IFF India, you will be responsible for IT Procure-to-pay process and maintain vendor relationships.

About You:
To be successful in this role, you should have 8+ Years in Vendor Management activities. Should hold a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Information Technology, or related experience. This role requires a strong focus on keeping alignment with key strategic vendors and preferred partners. This is a highly collaborative cross-functional role partnering with IT team, accounts payable, procurement, and at times directly with vendors. This role requires understanding to IT procure-to-pay process. Examples include, but are not limited to software licenses, maintenance renewals, consulting services, hardware, and telecom/data services. Exposure to accounts payable processes including good receipts, 3-way match, and payment settlement is required.

You will spend your time…
•    Assist requestor (PM/Process Owner) with the Purchase Request process.
•    Raise Purchase Request in SAP (as per procurement guidelines). 
•    Investigate any pending issues to successfully raise the PR and then follow thru to ensure the Purchase Order (PO) is issued to the vendor.
•    Work with Procurement team for PO creation.
•    Keep the requestor informed about the status of PO’s.
•    Address invoice holds & resolve issues such as but not limited to incorrect receiving, 3-way match discrepancies, overbilling, lack of funds, incorrect billing, missing purchase order numbers on submitted invoices, etc. 
•    Ensure vendor invoices are processed on time, coordinate with AP and requestors to handle escalations.
•    Follow-up with vendor for invoices.
•    Verify the timesheets and invoices received from vendors and record goods receipt for the invoices as per approval.
•    Keep the requestor informed about the blocked invoices on the PO’s and work with requestor/AP Team for releasing the invoices for payment.

Job Requirements

Required Skills & Qualifications:

•    Worked in ERP systems (preferably SAP) with a min Degree qualification 
•    3 years  work Experience and in working with Global Teams
•    Strong MS Office skills (Excel / PPT/ Word etc.,).
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Work with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
•    Good in Communication skills (Verbal and Written-English).
•    Ability to respond and address the issues quickly by following processes and procedures.
•    Ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively.
•    Ability to extend work hours (Overlap US time zone).

IFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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