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Senior Specialist, IT Financial Operations


Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  13175

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Senior Specialist, IT Financial Operations to join our team at the Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way location in ParsippanyNew Jersey.

Job Summary

The Sr. Specialist, IT Financial Operations will be responsible for support of vendor management governance, including purchase order coordination, vendor monitoring, reporting and renewal management.  The Sr. Specialist is responsible for the end-to-end processing of the WHG IT Organization’s capital and expense orders in the procurement system, valued at over $50M annually.   


Essential Job Functions

Completes end-to-end processing of IT Organization’s capital and expense orders in Procurement System.  Scope of work is over 250 POs valued at over $60M. Includes orders for: 
•    software
•    hardware
•    telecom services and equipment
•    software maintenance renewals
•    hardware maintenance renewals
•    professional services orders 
•    Process includes generating requisition/order, tracking to order issuance, completing goods receipt, reconciling invoices against goods received and working with finance on any reconciliation issues
•    Conduct periodic audits of open and aged purchase orders
•    M&A vendor integration    
Provides periodic executive level reporting for key vendor metrics including upcoming renewals, vendor performance for strategic vendors and vendor spend trends.  Track and measure key performance metrics associated with vendor-related activities.

Maintain/govern centralized repository of IT vendors and contracts.  Lead in working with business owners to proactively govern contract renewals and ensure renewals are executed prior to expiration
Purchase order and vendor governance to ensure timely payment of invoices; resolves aged PO issues, works with vendors and AP to resolve invoice questions


•    Ability to meet aggressive project deadlines from multiple project teams, as well as responds to the critical deadlines of the operations team.
•    Experience with Oracle Procurement System and financial reporting 
•    Prior Order Entry and Procure to Pay experience
•    Prior experience reconciling invoices to orders and payments to invoices
•    Prior financial business related or auditing experience
•    Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently on multiple issues
•    Must be proficient in Excel

•    Must have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a high-pressure environment
•    Resourceful and excellent organizational skills
•    Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and communication skills. 
•    Process requests timely with minimal supervision required
•    Methodical approach. Organized, possessing strong analytical abilities
•    Strong time management skills, ability to work within deadlines. 
•    Strong work ethic and attention to detail.
•    Proficient with MS Office products (especially Excel.  SharePoint and the rest of MS Office a plus)
•    Self-starter, desire to learn and contribute

Minimum Requirements

•    Associate’s Degree and relevant work experience
•    5+ years of experience working in Procurement or Order management
•    Helpful: 5+ years working with IT commodities that has resulted in a basic understanding of technology and its applications 
•    Experience within Sourcing and/or IT supporting applications and infrastructure ordering including software hardware and cloud (SaaS).
•    Strong interpersonal and team skills
•    Must be proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Organizational Relationships

-    Reports directly to Sr. Director, Vendor Management & IT Financial Operations
-    Interacts directly with the following: IT SLT, IT employees at all levels throughout the Wyndham organization, vendors

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way22 Sylvan WayParsippanyNew Jersey  07054
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark