Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist

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Accentuate Staffing is recruiting for a Procurement Specialist to join a local non profit company in Raleigh.  This is a temp to hire opportunity!


  • Review purchase requisitions to ensure that coding, funding, approvals, bid thresholds and vendor selections are in compliance with company requirements.
  • Search for vendors and review vendor performance as needed.
  • Maintain relationships with vendors to help with purchasing needs and resolve issues.
  • Review encumbrances to ensure they are current and active.
  • Look for ways to save costs within the organization by making sure all costs are reasonable and necessary and ensuring duplication is eliminated.
  • Examine and analyze the procurement requirements and reporting systems of company.
  • Maintenance and accumulation of source data for reporting purposes
  • Assist inquires related to documentation needed by Accounts Payable to prepare checks.
  • Participate in the preparation and evaluation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs).
  • Assist in maintaining the vendor list by using (SAMS) to check for debarred or suspended vendors.
  • Inform Procurement Manager of trends or issues that occur with Purchase Orders, so processes can be adapted as needed.
  • Ensure that Uniform Guidance is followed while carrying out their duties.
  • Coordinate Finance Department purchasing needs.
  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of scheduler for the external auditors.
  • Ensure encumbrance aging is managed; researching aged items to ensure validity


  • Associate’s in Business Degree and two years of working experience.
  • Ability to communicate, receive, and transfer written, oral, and electronic information effectively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications: Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with accounting systems required, Abila MIP Fund Accounting preferred.
  • Ability to analyze, organize, file and distribute information.