Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
Position Summary: Coordinates the processing of ARAMARK’s vendor service contracts from field inception through approvals, purchase order release, annual renewals and expirations. Dedicated to specific U.S. Regions as defined by management, the Vendor Service Contract Administrator ensures approximately 1000 contracts/year with a total value of $60 million are compliant with Supply Chain policies and procedures. Ability to interpret contractual documents and transfer data/knowledge into applicable supply chain database. The Vendor Service Contract Administrator will also be responsible for researching and resolving invoice exceptions pertaining to his/her assigned geography.
Experience in researching and resolving inventory based invoice exceptions
•Experience reading/reviewing contracts
•Prepare and maintain work product in accordance with the Company’s SOX compliant process
•Participate in SOX compliance audits as needed
•Understanding of the relationship between service contracts and the associated expense pertaining to inaccurate contract data
•Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills
•Ability to interface with vendors, operational personnel, and stakeholders at all levels of the organization
•Experience in contract negotiation with vendors desired
•Computer Skills (Advanced Excel, Word, Outlook required; MS Project, Access and Visio preferred)
•Strong analytical skills
•Basic understanding of contract terms/language
•Ability to multi-task with sense of urgency, priority, and accuracy
•Experience providing training a plus as this position will provide training and assistance to operational personnel
•Familiarity with G.A.A.P. plus
•Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Keep a current knowledge base of industry, suppliers and e-tools and systems
•Communicate effectively with internal and external clients regarding contract document status.
Requires a BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or related field. 3-5 years for related work experience
Work Environment: Accounting offices, money room, and business units for auditing purposes.