Finance Specialist at Revenue Recognition - English and German

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The position is in the Field Finance area of SAP Germany. Field Finance acts as business partner and supports the Business (Sales Teams, M-GTM, GSI, MU-CFO) in many aspects concerning financial and accounting advice. Together with the Commercial Teams (Software, Cloud, Services) Revenue Recognition supports sales within the German Market Unit in structuring compliant deals based on SAPs IFRS 15 Revenue Recognition Guideline.

As a subject matter expert, your main responsibilities include direct interaction with the business to provide proactive deal support, while simultaneously ensuring compliance with the company’s revenue recognition rules and policies.



  • are engaged in deal structuring within the MU-Germany and provide proactive advice to the business on revenue recognition topics together with the Commercial Business Champions (Software, Cloud, Services).
  • actively communicate and collaborate with the business as a trusted business advisor (Sales Teams, M-GTM, GSI, Controlling).
  • 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.
  • determine correct revenue accounting of deal structures, working closely with MU-CFO, CFR and KPMG
  • help roll out Revenue Recognition related topics into the business and provide appropriate knowledge transfer and ongoing education throughout the business.
  • drive change and innovation actively to improve existing processes.
  • balance various projects to improve the day-to-day operations of your team.
  • can operate calmly under pressure and manage competing priorities.



  • University degree in business administration or law with special focus in finance, preferably accounting, controlling or auditing
  • Proper understanding of IFRS accounting-rules, or you are keen to learn how to apply IFRS accounting
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with multiple stakeholders (business, auditors, Rev Rec community etc.)
  • Very good German and English language skills
  • Experience in revenue recognition, especially in the cloud industry, is preferable
  • Two years' experience within Cloud Controlling, On-Premise or Services pricing is a plus. 




  • are passioned about what we do, with a mixture of very experienced team members and early talents.
  • see people as the fundamental pillar of our success. Therefore, we invest into the personal growth and skill development of everyone.
  • distinguish ourselves through a combination of great professionalism and self-responsible work, while applying the theoretical accounting guideline on real cases. 
  • have a lot of fun during and alongside work.



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.

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Requisition ID: 337737  | Work Area: Finance  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  337737
Posted Date:  May 10, 2022
Work Area:  Finance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Prague 5, CZ, 158 00

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