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Procurement Program Manager

Stripe

Stripe

Operations
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Who we are

About Stripe

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companies - from the world’s largest enterprises to the most ambitious startups - use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue, and accelerate new business opportunities. Our mission is to increase the GDP of the internet, and we have a staggering amount of work ahead. That means you have an unprecedented opportunity to put the global economy within everyone's reach while doing the most important work of your career.

About the team

Global Procurement, which is part of Stripe's Controllership Team is responsible for the entire buying journey, from sourcing new suppliers or renewing engagements with existing ones to facilitating purchase order approvals, paying valid supplier invoices, and managing Stripe's travel and expense program. The team also reviews and advises on contract structures and terms, conducts risk assessments to ensure suppliers meet Stripe's standards, and onboards suppliers for secure payment processing.

What you’ll do

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join Stripe’s Global Procurement Enablement team. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing projects, implementing process improvement initiatives and providing coverage on key critical tasks such as business critical payments. You will leverage your expertise in project management, process optimization, and automation to define and implement standard methodologies for transforming procurement and the downstream processes. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, analyze processes, and drive efficiencies across the end-to-end function.

Responsibilities

  • Implementation and Oversight of Pcard Program
  • Working with the Travel & Expense Global Process Owner you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing a robust Pcard program
  • Develop project scope, objectives, and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Identify the best opportunities for Pcard transactions and create a comprehensive roadmap that will outline the growth trajectory for the Pcard program
  • Coordinate and communicate project progress, issues, and dependencies to stakeholders and team members, ensuring alignment with our procurement vision
  • Conduct regular project meetings, monitor progress, and ensure adherence to project milestones related to P2P process optimization
  • Identify and mitigate project risks, propose contingency plans, and drive timely issue resolution, particularly within the P2P domain

  • Process Improvement & Automation

  • Analyze end-to-end P2P processes, workflows, and systems to identify areas for improvement and automation

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement process improvement initiatives for P2P operations

  • Conduct thorough process assessments, collect data, and identify bottlenecks and root causes within the P2P operations

  • Drive standardization and optimization by deep diving into P2P processes, providing clear insights and recommendations

  • Work with upstream and downstream dependencies to ensure comprehensive insights and process improvements across geographies and business units

  • Act as a trusted business advisor to P2P operations and other business functions, developing strategies for optimizing P2P processes and achieving high-quality outcomes

  • Contribute to P2P operations by supporting and managing process optimization efforts and identifying opportunities for improvement in collaboration with key stakeholders

  • KTLO Operations Support

  • Support the Global Procurement team by assisting with a variety of operational tasks as needed related to ‘Keep the Lights On’ (KTLO) activities

  • Be responsible for executing processes to the highest standard

  • Develop and foster strong working relationships with internal X-functional partners to understand current and future procurement needs and opportunities

  • Possess a keen ability to balance multiple tasks and adapt to a global, fast-paced environment without compromising on Stripe’s ‘user’ first principle

  • Partner with our Treasury team for business critical payments that fall outside of our standard process.

Who you are

We're looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.

Minimum requirements

  • 5+ years of relevant procure-to-pay experience preferably in the technology industry for a multinational company
  • The ability to exercise good judgment and discretion while rigorously applying our compliance policies in the Procure to Pay function
  • Sound knowledge of accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
  • Ability to work independently in a scaling and rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent organizational skills, and ability to communicate, both written and verbal
  • Solid problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done
  • Familiarity with AP month-end reconciliations
  • Experience with Process and Operational Excellence

Preferred qualifications

  • Oracle Fusion 12 experience (or working knowledge of Oracle or similar ERP)
  • International finance operations experience utilizing multiple banking platforms
  • Advanced Excel skills (PIVOTS, VLOOKUPs)
  • Experience with Alteryx or other transformation tools
  • Report writing skills, process documentation and advanced problem solving skills
  • Accounts Payable, Procurement or Accounting background (experience with journal entries, accruals, monthly close, etc)
Office-assigned Stripes spend at least 50% of the time in a given month in their local office or with users. This hits a balance between bringing people together for in-person collaboration and learning from each other, while supporting flexibility about how to do this in a way that makes sense for individuals and their teams.

The annual US base salary range for this role is $127,900 - $191,900. For sales roles, the range provided is the role’s On Target Earnings ("OTE") range, meaning that the range includes both the sales commissions/sales bonuses target and annual base salary for the role. This salary range may be inclusive of several career levels at Stripe and will be narrowed during the interview process based on a number of factors, including the candidate’s experience, qualifications, and location. Applicants interested in this role and who are not located in the US may request the annual salary range for their location during the interview process.

Additional benefits for this role may include: equity, company bonus or sales commissions/bonuses; 401(k) plan; medical, dental, and vision benefits; and wellness stipends.

Office locations

Seattle, New York, or South San Francisco HQ

Team

Controllership

Job type

Full time