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Dow Jones Purchasing Analyst in PRINCETON, New Jersey

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Job Description:

  • 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 on-boarding 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.


  • Undergraduate degree and preferably 2 to 3 years experience in the above areas

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

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Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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Req ID: 18986