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Procure to Pay Advancement Analyst

Date:  May 27, 2021

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 


Job Summary

Our team will be driven by top-tier talent, state-of-the-art systems and tools, and strategic process management to identify and deliver against the Company’s biggest supply chain value opportunities. We will be crafting a balanced hard-working team that will develop talent and prioritize career growth through accelerated opportunities and progression. This is an opportunity to join the team at a critical inflection point and develop how we build value into the future. The Vail Resorts Procure to Pay Advancement group is responsible for ensuring we have effective and efficient processes throughout the Procure to Pay process at Vail Resorts. The team plays an imperative role in partnering with cross-functional partners as to operational improvement initiatives. Partners include IT, Analytics, Sourcing, Accounts Payable and Operations.


Reporting to the Director – P2P, Advancement & Analytics, the Procure to Pay Advancement Analyst will be responsible for the effective, timely execution of project tasks and analysis to support identification of and prioritization for operational improvement opportunities. This candidate will effectively partner with our business partners to identify the root cause of a problem in order to help support the execution of an effective, scalable solution. The individual will also support the execution of our training program and communication and engagement strategy.

Applicants should be self-motivated, detail-oriented, possess problem-solving skills and will have demonstrated learning agility. The individual should have a proven track record to execute tasks on-time and achieving or exceeding expected quality. Candidates should possess the ability to quickly build subject matter expertise and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities. Candidates must be comfortable working through ambiguity, possess an innate inquisitiveness, and have strong analytical experience.

Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the Vail Resorts P2P system (Coupa) and processes including requisition creation, post-order management, inventory, and invoice payment
  • Leverage a strong working relationship with the Procurement Technology team to ensure alignment on system-focused improvements, initiatives, and software upgrades
  • Partner with Strategic Sourcing to support category strategies and supplier relationships from a system, process, and policy compliance perspective
  • Develop an expert-level understanding of category-specific strategies, including supplier capabilities and Coupa user landscape
  • Provide Coupa user behavior insight and process recommendations to ensure adherence to purchasing programs
  • Proactively identify technology and process requirements during supplier discovery and contracting phases
  • Perform data-driven root cause analysis to drive process compliance improvements across the P2P function with minimal manager direction
  • Coordinate with corporate-wide, cross-functional teams to address the need for changes to processes, policies, and procedures

Job Requirements


  • B.A. or B.S. in Finance, Business, Economics, Supply Chain, or related field; 4+ years relevant work experience also accepted in lieu of education requirements
  • Innate curiosity with a passion for continuous improvement
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma and project management
  • Experience with process optimization documentation
  • Strong verbal and written communication with experience in connecting and building relationships with business partners
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Technical aptitude and experience working with a Procurement system
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Ability to work autonomously balancing multiple projects
  • Ability to demonstrate learning agility and thought-leadership as business needs change and increase in complexity


  • Lean Six Sigma or projects management certification



The budgeted range starts at $73,000-$88,950 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


We offer a variety of professional career opportunities at our corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado. Our corporate headquarters team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more about positions at our corporate office. Visit www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 302907

Nearest Major Market: Denver