Dow Jones Purchasing Analyst in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and track work requests through ticketing system and shared email account for creation of PO’s, vendor setup and other inquiries.

  • Create requisitions by coordinating with users to get vital information to complete work.

  • Receive items in the system for PO invoices as needed and assist employees with invoice processing.

  • Coordinate with vendors to establish new vendors in the system by getting all required details including W9 forms and banking information.

  • Update existing vendors for changes in banking, addresses, contact information and to eliminate duplicate or inaccurate information.

  • Coordinate to get match exceptions cleared

  • Run queries and do analysis to assist with conversion of non-PO invoices to PO process.

  • Train and support users to follow standard business processes and promote electronic invoicing and payments.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Need good understanding of large ERP systems like Oracle Financials, JDE, SAP, PeopleSoft, etc – Preferably PeopleSoft Financials

  • Need to have overall knowledge or experience in handling Procure to pay business processes and vendor management (eProcurement, Purchasing and Accounts Payable)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook.

  • Need to have very good communication skills as the person will be dealing with employees throughout the company as well as vendors.

  • Need to be able to track and manage work effort with good follow up skills.


Undergraduate degree and 2 to 3 years experience in above areas

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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