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Vendor Manager

Yahoo!, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA

Job Description:

Verizon Digital Media Services brings together world-class technology to prepare, deliver and display content - so users can watch and enjoy on their terms. The purpose of our platform is simple. It delivers next-generation digital experiences for today's demanding users, whether it be their favorite TV shows, catching up with friends via social media or shopping for the latest gadgets. Built on top of one of the world's largest networks, our platform easily handles your users' appetite for instant, secure and always-on media, anytime, anywhere.

A little about Verizon Digital Media Services:

Verizon Digital Media Services brings together world-class technology to prepare, deliver and display content--so users can watch and enjoy on their terms. The purpose of our platform is simple. It delivers next-generation digital experiences for today's demanding users, whether it be their favorite TV shows, catching up with friends via social media or shopping for the latest gadgets. Built on top of one of the world's largest networks, our platform easily handles your users' appetite for instant, secure and always-on media, anytime, anywhere.

The Vendor Performance group is a financial operations team within the Technology Operations group of Verizon Digital Media Services. The Vendor Performance team manages the procurement-to-pay process for mission-critical services sourced by the Technology Operations teams. The group also works with operations to review and manage service contracts, validate billing, build operational and cost reports, and monitor vendor SLAs to identify potential credit requests.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for retrieving network bandwidth and data center space and power invoices from various email distribution lists, and sending it to the document automation system for processing, including monitoring the data loads between the document automation system and the in-house invoice validation system and troubleshoot transmission errors with the centralized Financial Operations Department

Verify and analyze complex bandwidth and data center invoices adhering to both accounts payable audit best practices (three-point match) and other work processes pre-defined for the department including creating and maintaining detailed service records of all service items charged on invoices in the invoice validation system and using accounting knowledge to properly code invoice line items

Submit and follow up on billing disputes to our vendors, tracking the related credits/recoveries to closure

Administer the invoice validation system and be responsible for setting up new vendors, new service categories, etc.

Liaise with the Accounts Payable Department in order to respond to vendor inquiries regarding payment status and terms

Prepare the month end close activities for OpEx Data Center and Bandwidth charges (only) including the preparation of monthly accruals for Data Center and Bandwidth OpEx as required by Oath accounting

Review new vendor submissions from business owners, maintain the master vendor database, and review new Master Services Agreements for compliance of payment terms with applicable Accounts Payable guidelines

Minimum Qualifications:

BA/BS required, ideally in Finance, Accounting or Economics

3-5 years of experience working in the field of financial operations, accounting, vendor management, cost assurance and/or procurement

Must have a solid understanding of accounting knowledge/skills

Attention to detail, highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision.

Must have strong skills in data matching and troubleshooting data error and differences.

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with SAP, Oracle and Hyperion

Experience working in a technology/telecommunications is highly preferred

CPA (or working towards a CPA)

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work closely with cross functional business partners

Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

Ethical, fair and of high integrity

Oath is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Oath is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process. Currently work for Oath? Please apply on our internal career site. ​

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Verify and analyze complex bandwidth and data center invoices adhering to both accounts payable audit best practices (three-point match) and other work processes pre-defined for the department including creating and maintaining detailed service records of all service items charged on invoices in the invoice validation system and using accounting knowledge to properly code invoice line items

Submit and follow up on billing disputes to our vendors, tracking the related credits/recoveries to closure

Administer the invoice validation system and be responsible for setting up new vendors, new service categories, etc.

Liaise with the Accounts Payable Department in order to respond to vendor inquiries regarding payment status and terms

Prepare the month end close activities for OpEx Data Center and Bandwidth charges (only) including the preparation of monthly accruals for Data Center and Bandwidth OpEx as required by Oath accounting

Review new vendor submissions from business owners, maintain the master vendor database, and review new Master Services Agreements for compliance of payment terms with applicable Accounts Payable guidelines

Minimum Qualifications:

BA/BS required, ideally in Finance, Accounting or Economics

3-5 years of experience working in the field of financial operations, accounting, vendor management, cost assurance and/or procurement

Must have a solid understanding of accounting knowledge/skills

Attention to detail, highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision.

Must have strong skills in data matching and troubleshooting data error and differences.

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with SAP, Oracle and Hyperion

Experience working in a technology/telecommunications is highly preferred

CPA (or working towards a CPA)

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work closely with cross functional business partners

Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

Ethical, fair and of high integrity

Oath is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Oath is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process. Currently work for Oath? Please apply on our internal career site. ​ >

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Location: Los Angeles, CA

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Yahoo is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining - whether you're searching the web, emailing friends, sharing photos with family, or simply checking the weather, sports scores or stock quotes.