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Director of Purchasing

Washington, DC | Other
27 Days Ago

Job Description

Job Number 22151895
Job Category Finance & Accounting
Location Marriott Marquis Washington DC, 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

Manages the purchasing of supplies and products used at a location. Formulates an approved vendors list encompassing all categories. Purchases and approves payment of items following the correct procedures that have been established.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• 4-year bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; no work experience required.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Work, Projects, and Policies

• Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.

• Compiles, codes, categorizes, calculates, tabulates, audits, or verifies information or data.

• Ensures compliance with all brand established systems and procedures.

• Creates a Purchase Requisition/Purchase Order System for the property and ensures employees are trained on this system.

• Conducts inventories.

• Ensures accurate administration of all invoices and adheres to proper bookkeeping procedures.

• Maintains operations by developing policies and procedures.

• Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

• Ensures inspection of all deliveries to verify accuracy and quality of product.

• Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.

• Implements and enforces all control procedures for property goods entering through the purchasing/receiving areas.

• Ensures staff is properly trained regarding procedures, sanitation, equipment handling and chemical usage.

• Ensures compliance with sanitary procedures.

• Maintains inventory controls for proper levels, dating, rotation, requisitions etc.

Leading Purchasing Operations

• Supervises operations of Purchasing Department.

• Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.

• Ensures employees understand expectations and parameters.

• Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.

• Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees and ensures employees do the same within the team.

• Solicits employee feedback and uses an "open door policy."

• Supports a departmental orientation program for employees to receive the appropriate new hiring training to successfully perform their job.

• Reviews employee satisfaction results to identify and address employee problems or concerns.

• Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.

Demonstrating and Applying Accounting Knowledge

• Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.

• Uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

• Uses relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

• Keeps up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

• Demonstrates knowledge of budgets, operating statements and payroll progress reports as needed to maintain financial management of the department.

Maintaining Finance and Accounting Goals

• Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.

• Ensures profits and losses are documented accurately.

• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

• Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

• Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.

• Manages to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.

• Manages department's controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.

Additional Responsibilities

• Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

• Keeps departments informed by confirming and clarifying purchase orders or contracts.

• Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

• Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.

• Informs and/or updates the executives, the peers and the subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.