Purchasing Specialist


Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Jul 23

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RIOS was founded in 1985 as a multi-disciplinary design firm. We work together to create singular, integrated, and comprehensive solutions for a variety of design challenges. Combined, our talents comprise a wide range of professional skills including architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, graphic, interior, exhibit and product design. 


We have an immediate opening for a detailed- oriented and highly organized accounting/ purchasing professional to help support our growing office. This is a new position that will serve as the main point of contact for project related purchasing requests and assist our design and accounting teams with FF&E procurement. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Purchasing interior furnishing packages 
  • Serving as a liaison between vendors, sub- contractors and internal teams to obtain approval for estimated costs within budget and establish payment, delivery and installation schedules and other logistics
  • Sourcing vendors, issuing RFPs and negotiating pricing for multiple project. Creating, managing and tracking all purchase orders, invoices and client payments 
  • Reconciling and preparing invoices, purchase receipts and payments for general ledger entry and record keeping 

Requirements - Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of related experience in an accounting role, with at least 2 years of demonstrated experience focused on purchasing. Experience in an interior design, hospitality or manufacturing firm preferred
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles, sales tax ordinances and general ledger reconciliations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization skills to coordinate and track purchase requests, received orders, deliveries 
  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft office, specifically Microsoft Excel; experience with Deltek or similar ERP systems preferred
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