Vendor Solutions Manager

  • Cass Information Systems
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • May 13, 2022
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Job Details

Description

The Vendor Solutions Manager analyzes all available information (internal, 3rd party, invoices, and vendor portals, etc.) to determine the best method for Cass to receive and pay invoices with the objective to decrease expenses to Cass and late fees to our customers.  In addition, this position establishes alternative modes to receive and pay invoices bypassing USPS and manages each solution to completion.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Explores and researches existing databases and vendor portals to determine if and how vendors will accept credit card payments with no or minimal convenience fees, then determines and documents which potential accounts would be receptive or applicable to pay with this method.
  • Reviews existing documents and creates custom reports to identify which vendors Cass spends the most time assisting to determine methods to streamline processes and works to minimize late fees and utility disconnects for its customers.
  • Determines alternative methods for vendors to receive an invoice by researching if a vendor supports Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) or Extensible Markup Language (XML).  Then, coordinates efforts with Project Manager, Electronic Commerce to manage enrollment of invoices with Urjanet software downloaded from a vendor portal.
  • Identifies vendors with a history of late payments and excessive fees and sets them up for automatic payments via a "lodged" bank account number or credit card. Manages enrollment of each account and monitors reconciliation of each lodged account.
  • Other projects as assigned or required.

SKILLS/ABILITIES AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data, acquire new information and make informed decisions.  
  • Proven experience with developing and implementing process improvements.
  • Ability to quickly grasp Cass operating systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Proven collaboration, interpersonal and communication skills necessary to maintain a high level of productivity and cooperation with clients, vendors, and personnel of all levels in the Cass organization.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access, and/or Power BI to identify trends.
  • Knowledge of the utility industry or accounts payable is preferred. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Information Systems or similar field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 1-3 years of experience evaluating data, creating solutions from the data, and creating positive financial results for employer and delivering increased customer satisfaction.
  • 1-3 years of progressively complex systems experience in a technical environment.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a data processing, billing, or electronic commerce environment.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please apply directly to this position via the “Apply” button. You will be required to create an account and provide your resume, contact information and other pertinent employment information. This process typically takes 20 minutes or less. Should we find that you meet the minimum requirement of the position, a member of our recruiting team will be in touch to start the interview process.

ABOUT OUR COMPANY:

Cass Information Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CASS) is a leading provider of integrated information and payment management solutions. Cass enables enterprises to achieve visibility, control and efficiency in their supply chains, communications networks, facilities, and other operations. Disbursing over $60 billion annually on behalf of its clients, and with total assets of $1.7 billion, Cass is uniquely supported by Cass Commercial Bank. Founded in 1906 and a wholly owned subsidiary, Cass Bank provides sophisticated financial exchange services to the parent organization and its clients. Cass is part of the Russell 2000®.