IT – Procurement Purchasing Specialist

Department Overview

Procurement is responsible for overseeing and controlling the requisition, purchasing and payment of IT hardware and software, office supplies, consultant services and the management of the contingent workforce within the territory.  The group interfaces with all areas of the bank including business lines, operations, support areas and functions to ensure the proper controls are executed as the equipment and services needed to run the bank are identified, ordered and delivered.


The responsibilities of the Procurement Purchasing Specialist include:

  • Coupa Requisition Processing for BNP North American locations
  • Coupa Product Sourcing and support to internal NA client, Canada included
  • Act as a second line of defense to control all expenses routed via Coupa:-
    • 3rd party risk assessment
    • Active contract loaded in Ariba
    • PO matches amounts listed in contract
    • Check PO for accuracy of names, cost centers, approval chains and prices are correctly reflected
    • Escalation of any discrepancies to management for review
  • When controls are in place or validated by management, release purchase orders to approved vendors
  • Interact with internal/ customers at all levels
  • Track and monitor Purchase process including; Order Creation, Issuance, Tracking, Status Updates
  • Process all RMA (Returns) Requests
  • Review Vendor Invoices and reconcile Pricing to agreed standards
  • Update and Maintain Coupa IT Standards Catalog
  • Respond to user and supplier inquiries regarding payment / PO issues


  • Bachelor degree with a preference for Finance or IT degree
  • 5+ years of related procurement purchasing experience
  • Analytical / detail oriented / team player / problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Working knowledge of COUPA required
  • Experience with SAP a plus


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