This position supports Sprouts Farmer’s Market Supply Chain managing vendor account services to include accounts-payable processing, purchasing workflow, vendor setup, vendor relations, monthly vendor statement reconciliation and weekly payables reconciliation process.
This role will require excellent time management, problem solving, analytical, and customer service skills.
This person will work closely with vendor contacts, procurement teams, logistics and corporate accounting to ensure timely and accurate inventory, financial reporting, invoice payment and purchase order discrepancies are resolved.
This person will be expected to identify and implement process efficiencies to improve overall vendor account and inventory KPIs.
Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
Participate in the month-end and year-end close processes, providing accrual data.
Provide reconciliation of vendor aging statements to minimize past due payables
Support supplier invoicing via the web-based invoicing portal by participating in the supplier onboarding process and vendor inquiries
Collaborate with vendor and business partners to identify, resolve, and prevent issues
Creates month-end reports and weekly reporting as needed
Contacts other departments, outside agencies and vendors to resolve problems and may serve as a knowledgeable resource to others for vendor management and procurement inventory issues
Troubleshoots inventory and invoice discrepancies with regard to quantity and price
Obtains required approvals of invoices and pricing prior to billing or payment
Acts as a liaison between the vendor and the company
Performs other related duties as assigned
Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities & Physical Requirements)
Bachelor’s degree preferred or 2 - 4 years' experience in a related job, or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
Procurement/operations experience is a plus.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing.
Intermediate to Expert level of experience working with MSOffice particularly in Excel needed for frequent metrics and analysis management and reporting
Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize work and perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.
Ability to work well independently as well as with a team.
Grow with us! If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting. Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.