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Senior Controller - Compensation Controlling CoE

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Date: May 4, 2021

City: Buenos Aires, AR, B1605DII

Company: SAP



Requisition ID: 283245
Work Area: Finance
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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About the Team

The Global Field Compensation Controlling CoE operates as a global team within the Finance Board Area. We are responsible for the end to end bonus accrual and forecasting process and it is the responsibility of this team to understand the Revenue Generating Bonus Plan Framework and design tools to reflect these requirements.


Purpose and Objectives
This position is responsible for the end to end bonus accrual and forecasting process for an entire business unit . This includes analyzing revenues and costs, preparing reporting and analyzing trends to aide management in decision making on compensation policies. In this position the individual communicates with Finance/Controlling, Record to Report Team, Local Chief Accountants, Payroll, HR and other connected functions. This position would also be responsible for ensuring compliance with both the internal and external auditors.



Summary & Role Information 

  • Understand key metrics of SAP’s Go-to-Market, Quota Credit Rules and Revenue Generating bonus plan framework (including mechanics of calculations)
  • Responsible for the financial planning & analysis for revenue generating bonus expense including budget, accrual, forecast and capitalization across software license and services organizations
  • Run simulations in Callidus commission systems in order to estimate future expense
  • Calculate and post monthly bonus accruals
  • Analyze P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Ensure compliance with both internal & external auditors
  • Support the development of the compensation system infrastructure to accurately estimate and forecast revenue generating bonus.
  • Drive system/tool as well as process improvements



  Experience (Role Requirements) 

  • University degree and/or MBA in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in controlling or sales compensation
  • Proficiency in an accounting software and/or ERP application, SAP knowledge a plus
  • Experience in variable pay/revenue generating bonus calculation
  • Strong financial & analytical skills, conceptual and structured thinking
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically very strong in financial modeling in Excel
  • Ready for successful teamwork and being a trusted advisor for team members and other controlling units
  • Ability to work in a virtual environment with colleagues and team members abroad
  • Willingness to work in a fast changing environment
  • Self-managed, high customer orientation
  • Fluent in English


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