Vendor Pricing Specialist

Finance / Accounting

Merrimack, NH


<p><strong>At Connection, our purpose is simple: we connect people with technology. From hardware&mdash;PCs, printers, servers, and more&mdash;to cutting-edge cloud, cybersecurity, and professional IT services, we design, build, and support the IT solutions that thousands of companies, schools, and government agencies rely on every day. We like to think of ourselves as the IT Department for our customers&rsquo; IT Department. Our company started out almost 40 years ago with two employees and a phone line. Today we&rsquo;re a Fortune 1000 IT solutions partner operating in 174 countries around the world&mdash;still driven by that startup mentality and guided by our original purpose.</strong></p>

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Full Time


Overview: Working under direct supervision of the Supervisor Vendor Pricing Process Control, selecting from a variety of established procedures to accomplish assigned duties and responsibilities, the Vendor Pricing Specialist is responsible for administering back-end vendor rebate programs in a detailed manner. Supports the implementation and effectiveness of all Connection (PCC) back-end vendor rebate programs. Maintains vendor rebate information to ensure vendor rebate opportunities are recognized, maximized, claimed, maintained &amp; compliant with vendor and internal finance requirements. Acts as a liaison working with Sales, Product Management &amp; PCC vendors to submit, approve and track bids. Team oriented individual contributor works to ensure that vendor pricing programs meet or exceed the expectations of Sales, Product Management, and PCC vendors.
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Primary Job Duties:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Supports sales in relation to back-end vendor rebate programs. Includes keeping RMS up-to-date on current programs, processing bids for approval by securing one-off rebate pricing, obtaining vendor data needed for rebate calculations and maintaining a full record of all bid rebate activity. Maintains good working relationships with the sales force to ensure compliancy to established processes.</li> <li>Maintains AS400 and Access databases for manual bids for current and historical information. This includes offering listings, price lists, and other information required by various departments necessary to use &amp; track back-end bid rebate programs effectively. (The majority of all filing is electronic).</li> <li>Fields all calls regarding rebate processing from account managers. The AM&rsquo;s call when rebates are not pulling through correctly in callback and/or order entry.</li> <li>Files manual claims using GPE reports which are imported into excel spreadsheets and sent to the rebate accountants to file claims with the vendors.</li> <li>Performs all other duties or special projects as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Required Competencies:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with ability to create a document or simple spreadsheet.</li> <li>Routine problem solver in situations where most problems have occurred before and solutions are familiar.</li> <li>Detail oriented with item by item focus, meticulous attention to detail with ability to proofread for accuracy</li> <li>Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines.</li> </ul>