Indirect Procurement Manager

Requisition ID 2022-11365
Job Function
Accounting/Financial Services
Position Type
Experienced Professionals
Posting Location : Location


The Sr. Analyst is responsible for providing support in the critical areas of Indirect Procurement Processes and Spend Analytics for Chick-fil-A Supply. This role will focus on helping launch a new Indirect procure-to-pay system, training the business on new Indirect Procurement processes, and developing the Indirect Procurement strategy for the future of Chick-fil-A Supply.  This role will coordinate with subject matter experts and key business stakeholders to create and drive internal processes and systems to ensure financial accuracy and provide business intelligence.

About Chick-fil-A Supply

A wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, Inc., Chick-fil-A Supply™ is a distribution service provider focused entirely on serving the unique needs of Chick-fil-A restaurants.  This position will provide multi-site, indirect procurement and spend analytic support for our network.

Due to steady, year-over-year sales and volume growth, combined with the complexity in our Restaurants, Chick-fil-A Supply supports current and future Restaurant needs through distribution innovation that extends the Chick-fil-A culture of care to those it serves, as well as those it employs.

The Chick-fil-A Supply distribution service network is comprised of three components:

  • Distribution Center – State-of-the-art warehouses that house supply for Chick-fil-A restaurants
  • Transportation – Growing fleet of delivery vehicles that supply Chick-fil-A restaurants
  • Cold Storage – Capital investment dedicated to maintaining freezer space for critical product


  • Provide day-to-day support for the business to help execute purchasing needs, including order creation, design, modifications, etc.
  • Serve as primary contact for the implementation for a new Indirect Procure-to-Pay system
  • Lead and coordinate training on the new Indirect Procure-to-Pay system for buyers and key stakeholders in the business
  • Ensure accuracy of coding for all catalog items in the Indirect Procure-to-Pay system and maintain coding as new vendors are onboarded
  • Represent business needs during Request for Proposal (RFP) process
  • Develop and present indirect spend analyses, reports, and presentations to senior leadership to support decision-making for new investments
  • Work cross-functionally across the organization to solicit feedback on upcoming projects and spend variance analysis
  • Work with Shared Services team to maintain and update chart of accounts and expense mapping as business needs and reporting evolve
  • Create and maintain indirect procurement policies and processes
  • Partner with Accounts Payable team to assist on invoice troubleshooting and payment related issues
  • Assist with the budgeting, forecasting, and planning processes for multiple sites
  • Identify key business trends through benchmarking, KPI tracking, and analysis
  • All other duties as may be assigned at leader’s discretion

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, Finance, Supply Chain or Business-related field
  • 4+ years relevant business experience
  • Excellent business communication and presentation skills
  • Strong capabilities in Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • MBA
  • Familiarity with P2P Systems (i.e. Ariba, Coupa, Ivalua)
  • Supply Chain/Procurement/Accounts Payable Experience in a multi-location organization

Minimum Years of Experience


Travel Requirements


Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Level of Education

Masters Degree


Finance, Supply Chain, or Business-related field

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