Authorized Requestor, Real Estate and Development Finance Operations

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200146522
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. As part of this group, you’ll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health. You and your team will support Apple’s growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. You’ll also collaborate with Apple teams across the world to develop more effective investment strategies and risk management. Finance is essential to upholding our global commitment to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have an important role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. The RE&D Finance team is seeking an Authorized Requestor to help support and drive the purchasing and payments process for our global Real Estate & Development team. This role is responsible for reviewing project estimates, ensuring that all Third Party vendor estimates and invoices are handled end to end.

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to tackle problems and effectively prioritize one's workload
  • Ability to execute multiple tasks and adapt to a global, dynamic environment
  • Comfortable working with cross-functional teams
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and solution oriented skills
  • Skilled in financial systems, reporting and tools - Tableau, SAP, intermediate to advanced Excel
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong people skills to partner effectively at all levels of the organization


The purpose of the Authorized Requestor role is to ensure that proper controls are adhered to within each line of business and Apple is receiving value for money. The Authorized Requestor would be a member of the Real Estate and Development Finance team, partnering with business partners and supplies to drive best Finance practices worldwide. You will help business partners monitor purchase orders, coordinate with Accounts Payable and other teams to have invoices paid on-time, acting as a liaison between the business and finance to support and drive operational efficiencies. Process and approve purchase requisitions ensuring compliance to Apple’s Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) policies and adherence to negotiated contractual terms Responsible for the submission of daily purchase requisitions, invoice processing and PayReqs, vendor payments and addressing payment inquiries from vendors Partner with business to create goods receipt after business acknowledges receipt of goods/services in accordance with expected quantity and quality Complete change order requests and document justification for change Reconcile monthly vendor statements and aging reports Work with business, GBS and vendor to clear “past due” items and support on finance issues. Analyze expenses and provide a status of PO spend to budget regularly to drive budget control and ensure metrics and SLA’s are achieved Review open PO's quarterly to forecast expenses and assist finance in accruals

Education & Experience

BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or related field

Additional Requirements