Vendor Master Data Supervisor
Posted on 1/4/2023

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Automotive & Transportation
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
Normal, IL, USA
Experience Level
  • 8+ years of progressive responsibility within vendor management, customer management, accounts payable, or accounting
  • 5+ Years meaningful experience in managing and leading a Team
  • 4+ years' experience in leading Processing Improvements and Initiatives
  • Deep understanding of modern P2P and O2C environments and related technologies
  • Experience with shared services and or AP/AR outsourcing preferred
  • Multiple years of experience performing 1099/1042 annual reporting requirements preferred
  • Strong experience with using SAP business partner module preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical mind with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • The Vendor Master Data Supervisor is responsible for managing the Day-to-Day data management activities for the Vendor Master and Customer Master Data
  • This role will partner with the GBS Data Manager to strategize around streamlining processes as well as ensuring our team has up-to-date Processes & Procedures (includes the maintenance and sign-off of desktop procedures) with appropriate Internal Controls (including SOX and Access Controls)
  • Responsible in managing our offshore service partners responsible for Vendor Management (VM) and Customer Management (CM) transactional activities. Perform internal reviews to monitor for process, quality, & SLA compliance while being available as a front-line support to resolve issues and escalations
  • Regularly pull and analyze data from SAP to strategically prioritize master data backlogs, clean-up efforts, and other key initiatives
  • Oversee SOX compliance for all GBS processes and coordinate audit selections and sampling cross functionally
  • Perform SOX key controls to ensure integrity of master data (i.e. banking verification approval, master data change review, etc.)
  • This lead will work closely with business partners in Procurement, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Tax, and other accounting / functional areas as they help to manage all aspects of Vendor and Customer Master Data Processing
  • Oversee annual 1099 / 1042 reporting which includes pulling data, ensuring accuracy, mailing & filing by due date and managing inquiries
  • Partnering with respective Process Owners to perform business process re-engineering, requirements definition gathering, process analysis and design, workflow analysis, and developing as-is and to-be business processes
  • Collaborate within and across the organization on company-wide initiatives revolving around Finance transformation (people, process, technology) through establishing strong relationships with all levels of the business / cross-functional stakeholders, managing stakeholder expectations and facilitating discussions to ensure information flow, transparency, collaboration, and effective execution of solutions aligned to business needs
  • Conduct all activities in accordance with the Company values, code of conduct, policies, and compliance requirements