Vendor Specialist

Metairie, Louisiana
Customer Service & Call Center (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 15.75 - US$ 17.75 per hour
Ref. Number
Hall, Christina, Spherion
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Job Description

Our client in Metairie, LA, is seeking a Vendor Specialist in their Accounts Payable department to maintain vendor files including obtaining required documents for new vendors, identification of vendor tax status and obtaining W-9 forms for new and existing vendors.

This position is Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm
The position is scheduled to last about 6 months
Pay rate varies based on level of education.

A typical Vendor Master File Specialist is responsible for communicating verbally and in writing with internal and external customers regarding setting up new vendors or changes to existing vendors, respond to customer requests, verification of data submitted by internal and external requestor's. Developing, maintaining and demonstrating a basic knowledge of current company policies and maintaining friendly interactions when handling customer requests, familiarity with 1099 reporting rules and classifications, accuracy in finished work product and attention to detail is required, the ability to complete reporting, scanning and filing tasks in addition to regular duties. Prioritize and organize own work to meet deadlines, other vendor master file related projects as needed by management

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SAP Experience is a plus
Experience with data entry software and Microsoft Office and computer applications
Verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal and customer service skills
Attention to detail
Ability to work independently and manage one's time

High School

1-4 years

HS Diploma or equivalent
Must have at least 2 years of vendor master experience

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at
Following the completion of your application, a recruiter from our local office will reach out to you within 24-48 hours regarding the application, your work experience, the job details and next steps.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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