Creative Financial Staffing

Job Description

Our client in the heart of serving the Chicago land community, is seeking a Purchasing Order Specialist to join their Accounting & Finance team. This organization has been providing support to the Chicago community since 1974 with an array of prevention, intervention and treatment services to address various mental health, substance abuse, and community health concerns. Join this amazing organization today!

Why work here:

  • Some of the employee Glassdoor reviews
    • "Wonderful coworkers and clients.."
    • "Supervisors are supportive..."
    • "Very satisfying work..

A Purchasing Specialist's core duties are a little different today than they were many years ago: Purchasing is now often referred to as "supply chain management." The most important duties of this position entail purchasing business-related items and equipment and negotiating with vendors to get the best price for goods and services. Common duties include:

  • Purchasing Order invoices management
  • Purchasing supplies
  • Record Keeping
  • Bidding
  • Maintaining Vendor Contacts
  • Purchase order clean up
  • Resolve issues with aged Purchase Orders
  • Process claims submitted to Purchasing

Skills required:

  • Experience with management of financial resources
  • Knowledge of system analysis, how work flow changes and related outcomes
  • People management
  • Experience working with programs that serve the purchasing department
  • Communicating well and clearly with others
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify a problem and find solution
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Personal computers
  • Purchasing specific software
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Record keeping software and programs
  • Office equipment, such as copiers

Please email your resume for immediate consideration.

Rebecca Lerner - Staffing Manager - [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Timing is everything. Whether you are aggressively in a job search or simply passive for the ideal position, we would like to have the chance to share our opportunities with you. We specialize in placement for accounting and finance professionals. Many of our positions are not posted on the internet. Please contact me for more information about this role as well as other opportunities.

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