Procure to Pay Lead Analyst - Ariba, Work from home at Cigna (Philadelphia, PA)

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The Procure-to-Pay Lead Analyst will be accountable for the end-to-end payment process of invoices mapped to contracts, POs and non-PO catalog invoices. The Procure-to-Pay Lead Analyst will leverage internally developed best practices, knowledge, structure of related contracts, as well as Procure-to-Pay (P2P) processes in order to operationalize contract pricing terms in Ariba Source-to-Contract (S2C).

  • Partner with internal Sourcing customers in development of Ariba term sheets.
  • Provide internal Sourcing customers with high level overview of buying channels options.
  • Influence decision on use of release vs non-release buying channel based on commodity and services under contract.
  • Serve as liaison to internal business customer including Tax, AP, Buyer Team and key power users on downstream functionality of term sheets.
  • Collaborate with GPTPM, SI Partners, Ariba IT Support and Supplier Enablement to identify, resolve invoice reconciliation approval and related issues in Ariba.
  • Organize, prioritize, assign and support day to day work assigned to offshore team in creation of contract term sheets for contracts authored using Ariba.
  • Monitor day to day progress while providing subject matter expertise to offshore team members.
  • Coach offshore team to ensure proper capture of contract pricing terms.
  • Develop and deliver of data analytics and work performance metrics for contract term work.
  • Work open issues to resolution escalate aging outstanding issues to Leadership Team when appropriate.
  • Develop and execute test scenarios in Ariba test to assist in problem resolution and going deeper in Ariba S2C.
  • Support larger projects as required along with small and medium sized Procure-to-Pay projects and cross-functional project team initiatives.
  • Collaborate with Cigna stakeholders to determine term sheet requirements.
  • Keep up to date on new learnings and best practices in the ongoing refinement of business processes

Expected Results / Outcomes:
  • Week-over-week progress reporting on term sheet work.
  • Effective time and priority management of project deliverables.
  • Drive appropriate measures into engagements to ensure quality delivery
  • Support the delivery best practices that will result in value add to the Sourcing and Third Party Management processes.
  • Assist in educating Sourcing stakeholders on term sheet basics and buying channel fundamental use of release and non-release based term sheets.

Functional Responsibilities:
  • Review, revise and edit contract term sheets in Ariba.
  • Develop, publish and revise Ariba process documentation and Job Aids on core work.
  • Assist offshore team in publishing contract term sheet.
  • Serve as QC escalation path for the offshore team in completion of contract term sheets.
  • Assist in developing related skills of the offshore team.
  • Provide analysis and support in decision making geared toward process improvement.
  • Drive internal and external adherence to Cigna's Procure-to-Pay policies and processes.
  • Establish role as a valued business advisor to Procure-to-Pay stakeholders and contract negotiators.

  • BA / BS in Business, Supply Chain Management, Procurement/Sourcing, Project Management, Marketing, Operations, or related field.
  • Strong listening skills.
  • Excellent skills in MS Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Strong customer focus experience in dealing with internal customers and stakeholders
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) with advance use of Excel.
  • Strong time management skills; highly organized and detailed oriented.
  • Fundamental understanding of terms and conditions and pricing structures contained in Cigna Master, Sub, and Standalone level agreements.
  • Strong analytical, cross-functional communication skills, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of procurement principles, theories and processes.
  • Strong communication, facilitation solid ability to lead, influence and motivate others in day to day operations.
  • Cross-functional business team environment experience preferred with an ability to foster working relationships with the team and across internal departments.

For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of $57,600 - $96,000, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

Helping our customers achieve healthier, more secure lives is at the heart of what we do. While you take care of our customers, we'll take care of you through a comprehensive benefits program that helps you be at your best. Starting on day one of your employment, you'll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and best in class well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and dozens of corporate discounts on essentials you use every day. For more details on our employee benefits programs, please visit the "Life at Cigna" tab on our careersite:

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: [email protected] for support. Do not email [email protected] for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
More Information on Cigna
Cigna operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Bloomfield, CT, Phoenix, AZ, Philadelphia, PA and Plano, TX. Cigna was founded in 2022. It has 74000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 166 open jobs at Cigna, click here.
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