Vendor Master Data Analyst

Kuala Lumpur
Market-competitive pay and benefits
11 Apr 2024
11 May 2024
JR - 129262
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics, and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy and successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

Role Summary

Responsible for oversight, management, and accuracy of the company’s global vendor records. Accountable for the global vendor master data environment, ensuring all creation, change, and deactivation activities performed are authorized, accurate, and complete. This role will contribute to and implement Baxter’s global vendor master data strategy, standards, and improvement plans. They will work in collaboration with the Global Process Owners, Procurement, IT, and the Business to align priorities and implement vendor master data improvements. This role will be responsible for the 1099 process and all vendor-related tax reporting globally.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the global vendor master data environment, and activities associated with Vendor Master creation, changes, and deactivations are performed according to Baxter’s established standards
  • Support implementation of Baxter’s global vendor master data strategy, standards, and improvement plans
  • Assists with external and internal controls for Vendor Master Data and adherence to SOX control compliance
  • Supports the transition of countries/sites into Baxter Business Services
  • Review and propose changes to Vendor Master data policies and procedures as dictated by market and company changes and/or industry, in addition to changes in personnel, department practices, and systems
  • Identify and present solutions for continuous process improvement


  • This position requires a detailed understanding of procure-to-pay (P2P) processes, systems, and policies
  • Expert in best practice master data management strategies and tactics including organization, governance, processes, policies, and technologies
  • Experience in global governmental tax reporting requirements for vendors 
  • Ability to operate independently and in collaboration with other upstream/downstream stakeholders / functional teams
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to engage effectively with stakeholders from across the organization, promoting continuous improvement and process standards
  • Understands change management and assists internal customers providing guidance and training with regards to Vendor Master Data processes
  • Highly organized with the ability to plan, assign, direct, manage, and perform work as required
  • Ability to assess risk and define/apply operational quality standards/controls
  • Provide data and root cause analysis to support continuous process improvement
  • Excellent knowledge of financial systems
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia.

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