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Procurement Operations Specialist

United States - Missouri - Springfield


Procurement Operations Specialist

This position is responsible for the organization’s purchase order processing functions, creation of and maintenance of purchase orders and receipts within the purchasing system.

Responsible for maintaining the “back-end” procurement PO process, ensuring smooth delivery of POs, handling queries and first-line they relate to the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) operations.

What you’ll do:

  • Examines and analyzes departmental purchase requests for completeness and accuracy of information; contacts department or initiator to clarify or complete information; determines method to process requisition based on Operating Unit, dollar amount and timeliness required

  • Ensures purchase orders reflect company requirements, terms and special conditions, regulatory compliance (SOX) and adherence to company-vendor agreements

  • Review, audit, analyze and resolve invoice discrepancies, disputes and match exceptions through interaction with Accounts Payable, the business and supplier

  • Provide problem resolution process and timeframe for purchase order and vendor billing issues.

  • Support Oracle PO module by assisting end users with questions

  • Organize and maintain department PO files in Team SharePoint

  • Review the invoice matching hold report and resolve discrepancies

  • Review and verify past due PO reports and contact suppliers to address overdue Purchase Orders

  • Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations

  • Communicate professionally with suppliers on order placements, PO changes, pricing, contact information, invoice discrepancies, delivery errors

  • Create receipts ensuring accuracy to reduce match exceptions and facilitate timely payments

Who you are:

  • Prior experience with Oracle purchasing modules is preferred

  • Working knowledge of Procurement Operations systems and processes

  • Competent computer skills – specifically MS products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project & Outlook)

  • Strong analytical, process and collaboration skills to resolve business problems.

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure, organized and focused in a multi-tasked, fast paced environment

  • Comfortable working with all levels/departments

  • Ability to build successful professional relationships with the flexibility to work with a variety of personalities and styles

  • 1-3 Years in a similar position

  • Experience with and understanding of accounting practices, currency and tax issues

  • Procurement operations experience with a global portfolio and multiple divisions within a company

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in a related field; or equivalent related professional experience


About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job Category
Finance Group

Job Function

United States - Missouri - Springfield

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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