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Senior Accountant/Accounting Expert at Revenue Recognition - English and German



Requisition ID: 284850
Work Area: Finance
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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SAP’s Field Finance team are looking for a German-speaking senior finance specialist with an excellent understanding of IFRS accounting rules to provide high-quality accounting advice to SAP sales teams.


The Role

SAP’s Field Finance organization acts as a business partner and supports different business areas with financial and accounting advice.


In the Revenue Recognition area, you will work together with Commercial Teams (Software, Cloud, Services) to support sales teams within the German market. This will include structuring compliant deals based on SAP’s IFRS 15 Revenue Recognition Guidelines. As a subject matter expert and trusted advisor, your main responsibilities will include direct interaction with the business to provide proactive deal support, while simultaneously ensuring compliance with the company’s revenue recognition rules and policies.


You will act as a transformation agent and partner with Sales to understand customer requirements to help, find or develop compliant solutions and facilitate a fast deal closure. You will also drive change and innovation to actively to improve existing processes and shape the future of field finance at SAP.

Role Requirements

This role covers the German market and as such excellent language skills in both German and English are required.

As an experienced finance professional, you should have a deep knowledge of IFRS 15 revenue recognition, preferably gained in the software industry or in an audit company.

You should also be customer orientated and able to interact with stakeholders at all levels, building a culture of trust.


What you can expect is professional onboarding, exciting career progression, a diverse work environment providing growth opportunities, learning & development possibilities, and an international business network for you to leverage. Interesting non-work related activities (volunteering, charity, sport events,..)
This role is based at the ultra-modern Metronom office building directly above the Nove Butovice metro station. The location encompasses SAP's vision for the perfect work-life balance by featuring uniquely decorated relaxation rooms, parents' and kids' room.


Yearly bonuses, sick days paid and sick leaves fully refunded, flexible start/end of working hours, contributions to the pension/life insurance, meal vouchers, holidays 5 weeks, educational courses, coaching and mentoring opportunities, free massage, cafeteria plan, free fitness studio, generous shares program, etc.


This position can be performed virtually from anywhere in the Czech Republic, permanent home office possible.




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Senior Accountant/Accounting Expert at Revenue Recognition - English and German

Facility:  284850
Posted Date:  Sep 5, 2021
Work Area:  Finance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Prague 5, CZ, 158 00

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