Sales Controller for Middle East and Africa

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About the role

In this role you are part of the Business Area Controlling Sales team supporting Middle East and Africa (MEA) North Market Unit (MU) in EMEA. Main tasks are performing the financial forecast, monitoring performance and driving action plans as well as cascading the yearly budgets. To successfully manage this task and to further strengthen our support for our stakeholders we are looking for a Controller with professional experience preferably from working in an international company.


What you will do

  • Supporting month-end closing / quarter-end closing activities (e.g. performing checks and analysis on the revenue streams, checking correctness of expenses postings, accrual cockpit, revenue and expense repostings)
  • Forecasting/budgeting for Line of Business (LOB) Sales with regards to P&L etc. on MU level
  • Interaction and cooperation with stakeholders in the MU
  • Reporting activities for different stakeholders (MU CFO, HR, Sales Operations, MU-1 MDs)
  • Cooperation with Specialized Controlling teams on the budget and forecast topics
  • Supporting projects on standardization and harmonization of controlling processes and tools
  • Support the MU SPOC in other tasks (Master Data Management/ Forecast/Budget Presentations/etc,)


What you bring

  • Minimum 3 years of professional work experience with a focus on controlling and accounting processes – Previous experience in Commercial / Revenues Recognition departments highly appreciated.
  • University degree or the equivalent with a focus on finance and controlling
  • Excellent analytical and strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Good time management with ability to work under stress and time pressure
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

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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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.
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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: 391131  | Work Area: Finance  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Regular Full Time   | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.

Requisition ID:  391131
Posted Date:  Jun 20, 2024
Work Area:  Finance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Prague 5, CZ, 158 00

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