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Title:  Accounts Payable Associate SET

Requisition Id:  18036
Job Function:  Finance
Career Area:  Corporate Jobs
Work Location:  Bannockburn 1 - 2355 (CORP)

About Us:

At Stericycle, we deliver solutions and drive innovations that protect the environment, people, and public health. This includes working to create a more sustainable, shared future. Our innovative solutions make a difference in people's lives, communities, and our planet by protecting their health and well-being. Change your career. Change your world. Join Stericycle and help protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Position Purpose:

The Supplier Enablement Team (SET) is responsible for set up and maintenance of all supplier data including validation of all sensitive data, establishing and maintaining internal and external (punchout and hosted) catalogs, assisting suppliers with functional and technical support, working with other internal departments for coordination on tasks and projects, and providing support to internal and external customers for vendor data. SME for vendor data and reporting.

Key Job Activities:

•    Subject Matter Expert in MDG/SAP/AX/Coupa: Support set up and maintenance (changes) of supplier data using the Master Data Governance tool (MDG)/AX/SAP/Coupa. Shepherding the vendor setup process and troubleshooting when needed. Closely following established controls around approval, verification, and archiving of vendor data, including sensitive data such as social security numbers and bank account information.
•    Mass uploads: Creating, formatting and uploading files for mass additions or changes to vendor data in Coupa/SAP/AX and/or S/4.
•    Catalog Set up and Maintenance: Working with vendors, IT and Procurement to manage setting up and maintaining internal hosted catalogs and external (punchout) catalogs. Working closely with vendors to establish or change catalogs (e.g. pricing, descriptions, items) and first point of contact for issues and maintenance.
•    Project Management: Main point of contact to provide support to internal and external stakeholders for ad hoc projects that support any vendor related initiatives or initiatives that support the company with enhancing vendor experience and/or support enhanced controls. 
•    Tier 2 Mailbox Support: First point of contact to vendors for questions, support and issues around using Coupa, the Coupa Supplier Portal (CSP), and internal and external catalogs. Encourage vendor use of CXML, CSP and Invoice Smash.
•    Procurement Support: Build relationships and work closely with the Procurement team. Understand as-signed commodities and the needs of the commodities’ vendors and their Procurement owners.  Ensuring quality of data by working with stakeholders (e.g. Procurement) to review and scrub vendors and vendor data. Point of contact for vendor data and reporting.
•    Supplier enablement team will ensure all related processes are documented and updated as changes are made to these processes.
•    Support continuous process improvement as well as assist in maintaining a strong control environment by reviewing processes on a regular basis and providing suggestions for enhancements. This will also include cross training amongst team members onsite or outsourced.
•    Data validation and reporting: Review data for accuracy, provide timely reporting including data submission for 1099s. Follow the escalation process as required.


Preferred Education: in Associates or Equivalent

Experience (North America & LATAM):

•    High school degree required, Bachelor’s Degree a plus
•    Two or more years of accounting/finance experience in a general office environment, demonstrating a general knowledge of accounting systems.
•    Experience with Coupa and/or SAP as a user or support a plus.
•    Customer support experience a plus.
•    Project management experience a plus.
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook). 
•    Hosted catalog, Coupa cXML and CSP experience a plus. 
•    Strong analytical skills.


Stericycle currently offers its employees the option to participate in a full range of benefits, including a health care program which includes medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick time, a 401(k) plan, and an employee stock purchase plan. Participation in some programs requires that employees be regularly scheduled to work a minimum number of hours and/or to have fulfilled a waiting period after they begin employment with Stericycle.


The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.  Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.  To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago