Finance Specialist - Transaction Risk Reviewer

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SAP is seeking experienced professionals to conduct compliance-related control activities as part of a team responsible for reviewing identified sales transactions. This team carries out a robust set of controls and provides compliance oversight to drive improvements in SAP’s processes related to higher risk sales transactions. The transaction risk reviewer will be the first line of defense for anti-corruption focused controls and will work with multiple internal stakeholders and gather sufficient information to determine transaction compliance status, recommend corrective actions, and work with team leads to manage escalations.



  • Transaction Review: Perform compliance controls in accordance with agreed upon procedures.
  • Resolution & Escalation: Recommend corrective actions in order to resolve non-compliant transactions. Escalate and stop transactions as needed.
  • Cross-functional collaboration: Engage with multiple internal stakeholders across the transaction lifecycle to build and enforce a strong culture of governance and compliance.
  • Communication:  Deliver formal and informal executive communications for regional leadership as needed and provide input to Team Leads as needed to support corporate communication needs.
  • Support: Assist Team Leads with training, communications, and change management related to high risk compliance controls.
  • Process Management: Recommend improvements to transaction review processes. Support additional ad hoc activities related to business compliance.



  • Transaction risk management: knowledge of compliance or business transaction structures
  • Strong process management abilities
  • Proven analytical and root cause analysis capabilities
  • Comfort with ambiguity / ability to navigate uncertainty
  • Capable of multitasking and working with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence without authority
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to evaluate a set of facts and circumstances and use professional judgement to make the appropriate decision
  • Excellent written and verbal communications (ability to clearly and succinctly convey complex compliance issues in layman’s terms)
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail


4+ years professional experience in risk management, compliance, regulatory, or other governance and control related roles.  Alternatively, 4 + year SAP experience with a strong knowledge in the SAP landscape and contracting and deal flow process.  Experience in policy creation, management, or enforcement is beneficial.  

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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.
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Requisition ID: 339619  | Work Area: Finance  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  339619
Posted Date:  May 13, 2022
Work Area:  Finance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

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