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Purchasing Associate Specialist - FTC (Maternity cover)

V4P FEB19 143



Job Description:

FTC - Maternity cover

The Purchasing Associate Specialist assists in the day- to- day operations of the global purchasing program.

One of the Purchasing Associate Specialist’s main responsibilities is to monitor and manage invoice queue of purchasing holds, to liaise with buyers and purchasing specialists on raising purchase orders timely and correctly and to resolve invoice holds to allow on time payments.

You will also be responsible for reviewing the purchase requisition coding, maintaining the coding guidance up- to- date in accordance with the finance managers’ instructions and ensuring POs are correctly raised as per current purchasing policy and process.

In this role you will provide training and support for ABK’s Purchasing Specialists community and ensure training materials are up- to- date with any system or process changes.

The Purchasing Associate Specialist is the go- to person for Oracle iProcurement, he/she manages all purchasing related business queries and works closely with the ABK Finance System Team to resolve any technical system issues.

Your role within our Kingdom

  • Review purchase requisition coding and approve requisitions to maintain SOX compliance.

  • Train and support the global network of decentralized Purchasing Specialists.

  • Ensure requisitions are raised timely and accurately by the correct Purchasing Specialist.

  • Oversee purchasing system settings, configurations and interfaces.

Skills that creates thrills

  • Proactive attitude.

  • Natural problem solver.

  • Analytical mindset.

  • Working experience within the area of a purchasing.

  • General understanding of accounting principles.

  • Excellent English speaker with strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Microsoft Office skills, especially PowerPoint.

Sweet bonus skills

  • Experience in Kofax Markview, KAMV, APEX or OBIEE.

  • Oracle iProcurment proficiency.

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 255 million monthly active users as of Q2 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.
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