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Business Operations Specialist

St. Louis, Missouri | IT
Job ID: 105168
Listed on 4/7/2021

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.

Business Operations Specialist

Job Summary: This team provides support of regulatory safety studies through the operational implementation of required studies and tracking and managing resources. Partners with all Seeds & Traits Safety platforms, as well as North America Product Safety platforms for detailed monitoring of project health, resourcing, and timelines within and across functions. This position will provide operational support for implementing external regulatory study work and tracking budget, payments and milestones for projects.


  • Primary responsibility is to perform data entry updates at the direction of Operations Specialists
  • Facilitate Purchase-to-pay process in relevant systems
  • Accurately create and process Purchase Orders for external regulatory needs
  • Maintain and track contract milestones and payment schedules
  • Validate and process supplier invoices for payment
  • Manage vendor data in SAP
  • Communicate purchase order and payment status to internal and external partners
  • Troubleshoot payment issues
  • Verify data quality in forecasting and contract tracking systems
  • Work with customers to troubleshoot and resolve issues and implement enhancements in systems used to do the above tasks
  • Other database management and maintenance tasks as needed

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, accounting, finance, or any scientific field
  • Highly proficient in financial and accounting principles and workflows
  • Proficient in SAP
  • Proficient in basic project management principles
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Familiarity with resource management software and various database technologies
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office Suite programs