Pricing Specialist

  • Location
    Dublin, Ohio
  • Job type
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial

Pricing Specialist
Location: Dublin, OH
Targeted Pay Rate: $23/hour
Estimated Duration (in months): 4 months temp to perm
Total Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: M-F 8-5

Description of Work:
Responsible for resolution of discrepancies between contract price set by Cardinal Health (as the manufacturer) vs the contract price at which our outside distributors invoice their customers. This entails regular correspondence and consultation with pricing specialists employed by the distributors as well as pricing teams within Cardinal Health.

Excellent communicator and builder of rapport
Basic-to-moderate Excel (pivot-table, vlookup, conditional formatting)
Working knowledge of Vistex, SAP, and SAPBusinessObjects preferred (though not required)
Trend analysis and recognition

Manage unique transactions
Cardinal – distributor of medical supplies/drugs; also manufacture; also partner with external distributors
This function is solely with the latter – partnering with the distributors
Report back all sales of products – including chargeback claims
Accounting/Finance background
Understand differences the way the distributor priced their customer vs. what Cardinal thinks they should’ve billed them instead
Encounter 100K discrepancies in Pricing

Get after biggest ones
Should be spending half their time talking w distributor directly to figure out why they gave that pricing
Very voluminous amount of work
Fair amount of analysis
Make decisions on prioritization
Any experience with customer contract pricing is a big plus
Novation, Premier, etc. act as pricing agent between customers and distributors
Strong Finance background would grasp concept fairly easily (2-4 years of experience)
Bigger companies would be suited
Work from home option 1-2 days/week
Needs to have someone who doesn’t have an issue discussing discrepancies with others – communication skills a MUST

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