At EisnerAmper, we look for individuals who welcome new ideas, encourage innovation, and are eager to make an impact. Whether you’re starting out in your career or taking your next step as a seasoned professional, the EisnerAmper experience is one-of-a-kind. You can design a career you’ll love from top to bottom – we give you the tools you need to succeed and the autonomy to reach your goals.
EisnerAmper is seeking to fill a position within the Technology Department focused on Strategic Sourcing and Vendor Management. This individual will work closely with technology leadership as well as other functions to build and manage a cohesive vendor strategy to drive and enhance the long-term value of those vendor relationships. You will manage all technology categories, including Hardware/Cloud, Telecommunications, Software, and Services. You will work closely with cross-functional teams such as legal, finance, and various risk teams to build on new business opportunities, identify savings opportunities, and drive compliance for procurement policies. This role can sit in NJ, NY, LI, or Philadelphia, with flexibility to work remotely some of the time with the expectation of some travel.
This individual will work with technology leadership to craft our sourcing strategy to support high quality delivery of innovative and strategic solutions. The ability to plan, execute effectively, and pivot along the way will be critical to achieving success in this role. Equally important will be the ability to motivate and influence without overt authority, while building relationships among the business units, IT leaders, and IT vendors to deliver projects and systems that meet EAG’s enterprise standards.
What it Means to Work for EisnerAmper:
You will get to be part of one of the largest and fastest growing accounting and advisory firms in the industry
You will have the flexibility to manage your days in support of our commitment to work/life balance
You will join a culture that has received multiple top “Places to Work” awards
We believe that great work is accomplished when cultures, ideas and experiences come together to create new solutions
We understand that embracing our differences is what unites us as a team and strengthens our foundation
Showing up authentically is how we, both as professionals and a Firm, find inspiration to do our best work
Numerous Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to support our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I) efforts
What Work You Will be Responsible For:
Proactively collaborate with business partners and stakeholders to lead contract negotiation with suppliers; develop negotiation approaches, fallback positions and acceptable terms and conditions through contract completion and identify key benchmarks to measure contractual arrangements
Ability to project manage the contract review process with internal stakeholders and coordinate with legal subject matter experts as needed
Initiation and execution of a strategic supplier rationalization plan to optimize existing vendors to deliver cost reduction, supply assurance, quality improvement, innovation and increased vendor utility
Review existing contracts and understand business requirements; formulate guidelines and design standard vendor contract protocols
Establishing vendor life-cycle strategy to oversee planning, sourcing and selection of new vendors, manage data for vendor performance and manage vendor off-boarding and transition
Lead quarterly vendor performance reviews which include the identification of risks associated with key vendors and manage and monitor supplier performance against negotiated SLA, MSA terms, and key performance indicators
Development of financial analytics to support commercial term negotiations with performance dashboards and ROI based evaluation tools
Supporting other ad hoc projects as needed
Deliver relevant procurement training content to business stakeholders to ensure a standard approach for delivery of procurement best practices, policy, and tools
Proactively work to resolve performance issues with assigned suppliers to ensure effective and timely resolution
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferably in Procurement, Business Administration or related field.
- 15+ years of strategic sourcing, procurement and vendor management experience; in a high growth technology environment
- 5+ years of experience in tracking spend to date, working with large data sets and making data-driven analytical decisions
- Experience working with SaaS, Infrastructure, Outsourced & Managed Services and other technology contracts including understanding of Data Protection Agreements, Master Services Agreements, and execution of Statements of Work and Order Forms
- 7+ years of people management experience
Strong relationship building, communication and project management to demonstrate contract status, key actions, risks and opportunities
Exceptional negotiating skills, along with a strong presence and ability to influence others, including senior leadership
Self-directed, able to work independently, as well as work in a team-orientated and fast paced environment
We strongly believe in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, EisnerAmper is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state, or local law.
About our Technology Team:
Technology is enhancing the ways we operate at every level of the firm, and the EisnerAmper Technology team is the driving force for that. Unlike your average IT team, you won’t find us simply administering technology, but serving as strategic advocates to deliver solutions that bring measurable, positive change for all our clients.
Because we pivot fast and always embrace new perspectives, we’re creating a culture of technology across every department based on value and a true understanding of the business. By serving as partners to leaders throughout the organization, rather than as a resource, our Technology employees are accountable to each other and themselves to create a tangible impact based on results.
The way we see it, there is always something new we can start, stop doing, or reimagine. With this mentality, we don't let perfection get in the way of innovation. If you have a theory, you’ll have the autonomy to innovate, iterate, and collaborate to see it through. Because to us, there are no bad ideas—only avenues for us to grow as a team and individuals.
EisnerAmper is one of the largest accounting, tax, and business advisory firms, with nearly 4,000 employees and more than 350 partners across the world. We combine responsiveness with a long-range perspective; to help clients meet the pressing issues they face today and position them for success tomorrow.
Our clients are enterprises as diverse as sophisticated financial institutions and start-ups, global public firms, and middle-market companies, as well as high net worth individuals, family offices, not-for-profit organizations, and entrepreneurial ventures across a variety of industries. We are also engaged by the attorneys, financial professionals, bankers, and investors who serve these clients.
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For NYC and California, the expected salary range for this position is between $195,000.00 and $300,000.00. The range for the position in other geographies may vary based on market differences. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.
Our full-time positions also offer a competitive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
- 401(k) Retirement Plan
- Flexible Spending & Health Savings Account
- Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
- Employee assistance program and other firm benefits.