Contracts Analyst

Aspen Technology Bedford , MA 01730

Posted 2 months ago

The driving force behind our success has always been the people of AspenTech. What drives us, is our aspiration, our desire and ambition to keep pushing the envelope, overcoming any hurdle, challenging the status quo to continually find a better way. You will experience these qualities of passion, pride and aspiration in many ways from a rich set of career development programs to support of community service projects to social events that foster fun and relationship building across our global community.

The RoleAs a member of the Order Operations Contracts Group, this position acts as a Business Partner serving our customers, both internal and external. Our services are focused on the support of the sales cycle through the review of customer agreements in accordance with established Aspen Technology policies and procedures. These agreements will be reviewed in a timely manner to ensure accuracy and consistency with the Aspen Technology business objectives. This process relies heavily on collaboration with key stakeholders in Sales Operations, Sales, Legal, Credit, Finance, Order Distribution and Customer Service.

A key component of the role is an interest and commitment to process improvement in contract business practices from outset to signed contract.

Your Impact

  • Review details of approvals and confirm that information in the draft software license agreement accurately follows the structure of the approved deal, including any special provisions

  • Notify appropriate stakeholders when information needed to approve a contract is missing or incorrect

  • Provide updates on the status of contract drafts, as needed, to stakeholders

  • Participate in initiatives targeting improvement of policies and procedures to reduce cycle time and improve quality on Aspen's order process

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the contract deal structure, from outset to close

  • Develop and maintain product knowledge to assist in contract development

  • Assist contract drafters with queries that arise during the creation of a contract

  • Provide expertise to the Sales organization on various matters related to contract fulfillment

  • Meet established metrics for response time and accuracy of contract review

  • Proactively monitor the workload queue to ensure all pending contracts are assigned and/or addressed

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred with focus in Business, Finance, or Legal Studies

  • Two years of relevant work experience preferably involving development and approval of Customer Contracts using the Salesforce.com application or related applications preferred

  • Knowledge of Oracle Quoting or other Oracle ERP modules helpful

  • Rudimentary knowledge of software licensing helpful

  • Experienced in working in a team environment and possessing a customer-focused approach to completing work assignments

  • Knowledge and experience using MS Office tools such as Excel, Word, and Outlook

  • Professional written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Ability to work beyond standard business hours and under tight deadlines, particularly at end of each quarter,

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities

  • Ability to work well with limited supervision

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

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Contracts Analyst

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