APAC Finance Vendor Relationship Manager APAC Finance Vendor Relationship Manager …

Nicoll Curtin - Singapore
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Contract, Full time
Last application, 27 Feb 20
Nicoll Curtin - Singapore
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Contract, Full time
Last application, 27 Feb 20
We are looking for a self-motivated and detail-oriented candidate to manage the relationship of the vendors that provide accounting and finance operations services in APAC. The candidate will work with the senior vendor relationship manager to overlook the vendor risk governance

• Handle the change of service scope 
o Understand, discuss and firm the business requirements from the APAC Finance stakeholders

o Communicate and align the change of service scope with the relevant vendors

o Work with procurement and legal team to amend the contract accordingly

o Follow up till the amendment takes effective 
• Handle the renewal of contracts 
o Maintain and monitor the expiration schedule of existing contracts

o Kick off the contract renewal process internally with APAC Finance stakeholders, understanding potential change of service scope, expectation of vendor performance etc

o Prepare contract draft accordingly

o Communicate and align the contract renewal with the vendors

o Work with procurement and legal team to complete the new contract in system

o Provide progress update to APAC Finance stakeholders

o Train the APAC Finance stakeholders with the critical terms, such as KPI, SLA etc 
• Manage the regular service review 
o Discuss with the vendors on the service review meeting time, manage the calendar accordingly and other logistics

o Collect feedback from APAC Finance stakeholders and share with the vendors

o Review the service review deck, provide feedback and finalize the deck ahead of the service review meeting with the vendor and APAC Finance stakeholders

o Chair the service review meeting

o Regularly follow up the action items agreed from the service review meeting until closure

o File the service review material

o Work with the senior vendor relationship manager and the vendors to optimize the service review material and process 
• Review the vendor invoices 
o Perform due diligence check of the vendor invoices to ensure no over-charge

o Work with the APAC Finance stakeholders and vendors on performance-based credit when there is financial term in the contract 
• Others 
o Handle the escalations/inquiries from APAC Finance and/or other internal stakeholders

o Handle the escalation from the vendors to ensure they get the needed information and tools to deliver the in-scope service

o Provide updates to the quarterly global vendor risk assessment

o Occasionally attend global calls outside of typical working hours when business needs arise

o Take on the ad-hoc relevant tasks that are not specified above and assigned by the manager based on the bandwidth 

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or the other related discipline

• 3+ years of finance vendor relationship management

• Practical experience of making KPI and SLA

• Proficient in using OA software (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PPT) and apps (e.g. Google suite)

• Able to communicate clearly

• Fluent in English  
• Exposure to Finance Operations, such as RTR, PTP, OTC, Payroll, T&E, Procurement Ops etc

• Work experience in MNC