Akamai Technologies, Inc. Network Expense Management Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Network Expense Management Administrator

Cambridge, United States

Network Operations

Jun 11, 2018 Post Date

012875 Requisition #

We are looking for a Network Expense Management Contracts Administrator. Associate to assist in the effective operations of the Contracts Administration team, while maintaining successful relationships with Akamai Vendors, Account Managers, and the Finance department.

As a Network Expense Management Contracts Administrator. Associate you will be responsible for:

  • Support the Network Expense Management Contracts Team to ensure new contracts, order forms, correspondence, notices from various sources are captured and moved through the workflow.

  • Accurately review vendor contracts and ensure proper posting into the Network Architect Database.

  • Log, track and resolve contractual discrepancies, issues and disputes.

  • Maintain, with high level of integrity, all Network contract data in Akamai’s databases, spreadsheets, and documentation.

  • Correspond with vendors, Account Managers, Finance team and respond to inquiries.

  • Maintain operational processes to support greater workflow and management efficiencies.

  • Assist in special projects as assigned.

About The Team

The Network Expense Management Team is part of Supply Chain Management and is responsible for the management and coordination of Akamai’s Network Contracts and Network Invoices. The team is also responsible for the development of internal controls, execution and compliance against these controls, negotiations with key vendors across the globe in dispute resolution, tracking of issues, and ongoing analysis and reporting. In addition, members of this team act as key business partners assisting the Network Strategy and Deployment teams to successfully manage the various Network contracts and invoices.

Required Education and Experience

Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or its equivalent or

  • Relevant Professional Experience

Required Skills

  • 1+ year of experience in Financial or Operational Analysis or related field.

  • 1+ year of experience working with MS Office programs, especially Excel.

Desired Skills

  • Some knowledge CDN industry jargon preferred.

  • ERP experience, exposure to Siebel Sales and Oracle a plus.

  • Exceptional communication skills, written, and verbal.

  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Ability to perform highly detailed work with accuracy.

  • Resourceful and takes initiative.

  • Exposure to foreign currencies.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.