• Associate Contracts Specialist

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
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  • Overview

    Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?” 


    If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless. 


    What we do  


    We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live. 


    What you’ll do


    We’re looking for a Contracts Specialist to oversee and manage all aspects of the administration of new and existing consulting services contracts with customers.  You will provide guidance to Consulting Services and Legal staff to aid in the negotiation and processing of contracts to ensure invoicing terms are accurate, manageable, and align with company finance policies.  You will also oversee the administration of contracts with subcontractors hired to provide customer-related consulting services. 


    You will

    • Review and assess customer contractual documents for new consulting services which often require non-routine contract management.
    • Create consulting services projects, performs ongoing project accounting, and maintain project integrity in Oracle Fusion.
    • Review and assess subcontractor contract documents, submit related purchase order requests, and process subcontractor invoices.
    • Establish framework for administering non-standard contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions, company policies and customer expectations.
    • Understand and assess implications of proper revenue recognition, global intra-company allocations and other issues related to the management of assigned contracts.
    • Prepare customer invoices within tight monthly deadlines and maintain associated back-up documentation in accordance with contractual terms and conditions.
    • Work closely with consulting services, finance, legal, and other contracts staff to provide optimum consulting contract administration and project accounting functions.
    • Perform other duties, as assigned.

    What we’re looking for

    • You’re curious, passionate, authentic and accountable. These are our values and influence everything we do.
    • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business or related field.
    • Some contract administration in the computer software or hardware or consulting services industry preferred.
    • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong time management and organization skills
    • Ability to manage a heavy workload in a multitask environment
    • Ability to think independently and solve problems under limited direction and supervision

     The nice to haves

    • Experience using Oracle software
    • 2 years of related contract administration experience, preferably involving consulting services.


    Why SAS

    • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 
    • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.


    Additional Information:

    SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency. Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process. To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


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