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Dow Jones Analyst, GFO, Purchasing in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

Roles & Responsibilities:

This position will be aligned with specific business groups to proactively assist them with managing their ongoing purchase of goods and services following standard, compliant processes ensuring the information is accurate and complete in support of other Finance activities (Compliance, Tax, Sourcing, Accounting).

  • Review purchase requisitions in SAP for accuracy and release for business and finance approval.

  • Work closely with designated business groups and Finance to get vital information to complete work accurately and in a standard process.

  • Collaborate with team members on management of shared email boxes

  • Assist employees with P2P end to end process

  • Coordinate onboarding of new vendors by getting all required details and passing information through Risk & Compliance system.

  • Work with vendors, users and various groups in Finance to research and resolve tax, sourcing, invoice, budget issues.

  • Run queries and reports and do analysis to review key metrics and assist specific areas of business with process improvements.

  • Train and support users to follow proactive standard business processes and promote electronic invoicing and payments.

  • Handle ad hoc requests as needed

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Good understanding of large ERP systems such as Oracle Financials, JDE, PeopleSoft or preferably SAP is an advantage but not essential

  • Overall knowledge or experience in handling Procure to Pay business processes and vendor management (eProcurement, Purchasing and Accounts Payable) is preferred but not essential

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) and Google Apps (Gmail, Sheets, Docs, Drive).

  • Need to have very good communication skills dealing with employees throughout the company as well as vendors.

  • Need to be able to track and manage work effort with good follow up skills.

Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree, preferably with at least 1 year experience in the above areas. Recent graduate with relevant internship experience will also be considered

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 28807

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