Vendor Relations Manager (Accounts Payable)

THE ROLE

Peloton is looking for a Vendor Relations Manager to build & maintain vendor relationships which are mutually productive and cost-effective. This will entail working closely with internal departments to leverage their needs against vendor offers, as well as communicating effectively with external partners. This person will serve as a liaison between numerous internal departments, the finance department, and external vendors to create an effective channel of communication that allows tasks to be executed quickly and efficiently.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help departments enter into vendor contracts that follow company standards, cross-functionally
    • Execute effective vendor set-up by ensuring all required forms are filled out accurately and in a timely manner
    • Process payment remittance, ideally through the use of ACH
  • Hold weekly collaborations with internal departments to make sure invoices are approved and vendor payments are made
    • Help departments troubleshoot any problems that may delay the AP process
    • Educate departments in changes to the AP or Accounting process which may affect the processing of vendor invoices
  • Build direct relationships with external vendors, and maintain those relationships through check-in sessions and progress reviews
    • Help to consolidate multiple vendor accounts into corporate accounts
  • Facilitate quarterly or yearly reviews with departments to evaluate the effectiveness of vendor relationships
    • Draw comparisons between different vendors to ensure current relationships are as cost-effective and productive as possible

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS in Accounting with AP experience
  • Experience with 1099 processing
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, tech-focused environment
  • Ideally, proficient in Excel, Netsuite, and Concur
  • Extremely strong communication skills, internally and externally
  • Ability to work independently

 


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