August 11th, 2022 Finance

Analyst Sourcing and Procurement

San Diego, California, United States

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Please be aware that Acadia has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees.

This position will be part of the Acadia Sourcing & Procurement team. The role will work with the broader team to provide analysis and insights to support internal stakeholders and the category Sourcing leads. They will also be part of the Procurement operations team supporting vendor set up and background checks. This role will involve assessing cost reduction opportunities by researching market trends, internal vendor spend data, and evaluating current agreements with vendors. Responsibilities include detailed spend analysis, identifying savings opportunities, RFx development and comparison, vendor benchmark analysis, and vendor setup and background/risk assessments. This role will be based in San Diego, CA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform detailed vendor analysis evaluating trends and operational performance
  • Support sourcing category leads on RFI/RFP process, preparing proposal comparisons and reporting
  • Set up vendors and place purchase orders as required
  • Conduct vendor background checks/risk assessment
  • Developing regular sourcing reporting and dashboards
  • Conduct market research that supports negotiation strategies
  • Develop and manage relationships with stakeholders across the business
  • Develop understanding of business requirements and develop possible solutions


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in finance, supply chain, science, or related field. A combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered.
  • 2+ years of financial data analysis and mining experience within biotech preferred.
  • Position requires foundational understanding of financial reporting/modeling and basic negotiation skills.
  • Ability to influence and conflict resolution skills
  • Knowledge of vendor management
  • Background and experience with RFI/RFP preferred.
  • Excellent MS Excel skill (required) and Smartsheet (Coupa preferred)
  • Demonstrates self-confidence and integrity in challenging work environment
  • Understanding of financial concepts
  • Employee must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in accordance with our policy.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in accordance with our policy. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Ability to travel independently overnight up to 30% of the time and work after hours if required by travel schedule or business issues.


What we offer you:

  • Competitive base, bonus, new hire and ongoing equity packages
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with a fully vested company match 1:1 up to 5%
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with a 2-year purchase price lock-in
  • 15+ vacation days
  • 14 paid holidays plus one floating holiday of your choice, including office closure between December 24th and January 1st
  • 10 days of paid sick time
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance

EEO Statement:

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every single one of the qualifications in the exact way they are described in job postings. We are committed to building a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and innovative company and we are looking for the BEST candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background or may meet the qualifications in a different way. We would strongly encourage you to apply – especially if the reason you are the best candidate isn’t exactly as we describe it here.

It is the policy of Acadia to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to considerations of race, including related to hairstyle, color, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, gender transition, country of origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, legally-protected medical condition or information, marital status, domestic partner status, family care status, military caregiver status, veteran or military status (including reserve status, National Guard status, and military service or obligation), status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, enrollment in a public assistance program, or any basis protected under federal, state or local law.

As an equal opportunity employer, Acadia is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation. Furthermore, you may request additional support if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Acadia’s career website due to your disability, along with any accommodations throughout the interview process. To request or inquire about your reasonable accommodation, please complete our Reasonable Accommodation Request Form or contact us at [email protected] or 858-261-2923.

Please note that reasonable accommodations granted throughout the recruiting process are not guaranteed to be the same accommodation given if hired. A new request will need to be submitted for any ADA accommodations after starting employment.