Procurement Specialist

San Francisco | Full-time

We enable Plaid’s sustainable growth by providing financial insights and raising capital to invest in our business.

At Plaid, our mission is to unlock financial freedom for everyone.  There has never been a better time than now to start building the future of fintech with us. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo and SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 11,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam.

Plaid’s Finance team builds the financial infrastructure to enable sustainable, scalable growth and to ensure attractive long-term economics. Reporting to the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Lead, this person will have a great opportunity to support company-wide Procure-to-pay (P2P) processes and systems in a dynamic, high-growth environment and have a measurable impact on Plaid’s bottom line. In this role, you will support P2P operations and develop strong working relationships with cross-functional teams to keep the business ahead of emerging procurement issues. 

What excites you:

  • Partnering with internal stakeholders to meet their purchasing needs while prioritizing ROI, cost efficiency, and value 
  • Reviewing and triaging vendor purchase requests per current policies to drive spend under management and compliance
  • Serving as a liaison between Legal, Finance, TechOps, Risk, and other key internal business partners from vendor request to contract execution
  • Driving procurement system user adoption through training, coaching and sharing best practices with employees regarding requisitioning, change orders and receiving
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to Procurement  processes, system, and controls
  • Managing renewals and supporting ad-hoc cost savings projects
  • Reporting spend analytics and operational KPIs

What excites us:

  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience in Procurement, Sourcing,  or vendor management preferably in technology or services organization 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or related fields
  • Familiarity with P2P systems (Coupa, Ariba, SAP, Oracle, etc.)
  • Strong time management, ability to negotiate and execute to tight deadlines
  • Self-starter with outstanding analytical and organizational skills
  • Efficiency in problem-solving and responding to internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience working in a high-growth environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Open to remote if PST

Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at
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