Bring out your best

SAP innovations help more than four hundred thousand customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with two hundred million users and more than one hundred thousand employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, you can bring out your best.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

This role is part of the Business Area Controlling (BAC) Sales North America team supporting a NA Line of Business(es). Key responsibilities include business partnering with Sales leadership, managing financial forecasts, monitoring performance, financial close, driving process improvement initiatives and annual budgets. As the Trusted Business Partner to the LoB(s) team, this person bears primary responsibility for overseeing all aspects of financial performance for the business. This position also works closely with local and global colleagues in achieving controlling initiatives, including ensuring accuracy and integrity of Top Line and P&L figures.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Business Partner to the LoB(s) leadership team.
  • Main line of business supported is Intelligent Spend and Business Network (ISBN). ISBN is a large and strategic solution area for SAP
  • Proactively lead financial activities such as forecasting, reporting, analysis and financial close to ensure optimal financial performance
  • Prepare and present financial information to provide insight and foresight for senior management toward their business goals
  • Support business transformation and change initiatives to achieve financial targets, identify risks and opportunities
  • Responsible for ensuring the P&L and KPI’s accurately reflects the financial performance of the organization
  • Work closely with local MU / LoB controllers, other finance and global teams to achieve initiatives including alignment on bookings, revenue, expense and key KPI figures
  • Identify areas of focus to improve operating and financial results (i.e. Productivity, profitability, DSO, Customer Satisfaction, bookings, renewals, revenues, expenses).
  • Work closely with Operations, HR, Compensation, Cloud Bookings and Renewal COE’s to identify operational efficiencies to drive business support, business strategy, GTM, forecasting, budgets and overall partnering with the Sales leadership team.
  • Responsible for month end and quarter end closing processes related to field controlling while working closely with the responsible finance members. Ensure overall accuracy, integrity and timeliness of financial results.
  • Support and / or lead projects to increase efficiency and simplify processes in BAC Sales and overall Controlling
  • Ensure transparency and compliance with financial guidelines
  • Actively apply agile working methods & foster agile mindset
  • Ad Hoc financial projects and analysis for different stakeholders – Sales leadership team, BAC Sales (both Regional and Global), Specialized Controlling, Regional CFO.
  • In addition to supporting a LoB area, this role will be involved in the North America Cloud booking validation process. This role, in partnership with Cloud Bookings & Renewals CoE and other BAC Sales Controllers, will ensure the accuracy and timelines of the Cloud Bookings are Renewals process for an assigned area.

Education and Qualifications / Skills and Competencies

  • Bachelor and/or Masters University degree Finance/ Accounting. MBA / CPA a plus
  • Speak / Write English fluently
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong team player
  • Comfortable in collaborating across all levels of organizations and with senior leaders
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Good time management skills and able to work with multiple deadlines
  • Attention to detail, ability to spot trends and focus in on what is important
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel. Strong understanding of SAP IT systems and applications (BW, ERP, Analytics for Office, SAC)
  • Proven record of excellent performance. Comfort with working in both a team and independently
  • Good time management with ability to work under stress and time pressure

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5-8 years of work experience in Finance/Accounting or Controlling function
  • Proven ability to drive business transformation and execution against ambitious milestones

Bring out your best

SAP innovations help more than four hundred thousand customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with two hundred million users and more than one hundred thousand employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, you can bring out your best.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: [email protected]
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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Requisition ID: 394661 | Work Area: Finance | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.


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