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Business Area Controller

What we offer

Our company culture is focused on helping our employees enable innovation by building breakthroughs together. How? We focus every day on building the foundation for tomorrow and creating a workplace that embraces differences, values flexibility, and is aligned to our purpose-driven and future-focused work. We offer a highly collaborative, caring team environment with a strong focus on learning and development, recognition for your individual contributions, and a variety of benefit options for you to choose from. Apply now!




Be part of the APJ Business Area Controlling ‘BAC’ Team, to actively engage in steering SAP striving for excellence and efficiency through centralisation of standardised best run practices. 


Our Portfolio comprises but not limited to:


  • Strategic Planning, Consolidation, Budgeting, Forecasting, Reporting and Analysis
  • Managing the Profit and Loss for Customer Success APJ
  • All Revenue Streams in (Cloud, Software, Support and Services)
  • Cloud ACV and Services Bookings
  • Revenue Segmentations (Customer Segments, Industries, Sales Bag, Channels etc)
  • Business Partnering with Sales Management and Team
  • Fostering Learning Culture



  • Ensure execution and foster improvements of centrally coordinated processes incl. relevant governance framework and quality assurance
  • Drive continuous improvement of topline related processes, especially in the context of automation / improvement of major business processes (eg: Cloud Bookings, Cloud and Support Revenue forecast / budget, Quarter End processes, etc.) to ensure compliance and a high process efficiency
  • Act as a point of contact for all finance related request and demand from the lines of business to support and facilitate business decisions
  • Participate in cross-functional business projects and analysis
  • Gain comprehensive knowledge of the Company’s product line, the competitive environment, and the market it addresses to better support functional initiatives and provide recommendations to business partners.
  • Works closely with other Finance departments (Deal Support, Shared Services etc) and Operations and Human Resource departments.
  • Proactively share knowledge and expertise across the organization
  • Manage monthly and quarterly P&L and revenue forecasting and other relevant FP&A activities for both the Management and Legal Books
  • Recognize and anticipate financial trends and their implications on responsible processes / functions
  • Execute and deliver analytics packages to relevant stakeholders, highlighting trends, forecast, targets etc.
  • Support strategic/operational business change processes from finance and controlling perspective
  • Support tax & financial audits


Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

  • Preferably Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Accounting and/or Business/ Economics
  • Related work experience of at least 3 years



  • Strong analytical skills in business performance and financial metrics, able to attend to details and problem solve
  • Agility to adapt to continuous change to drive efficiency and best outcome
  • Ability to navigate through and thrive in a complex and ever-evolving business matrix
  • Good financial modelling experience, including basic P&L forecasting
  • Good interpersonal, communication and team skills
  • Self-motivated individual who is able to work well under pressure with accuracy and commitment.
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Fluent in English


Specific Roles and Responsibilities - in Controlling standardized processes


I.            Reporting and Revenue Assurance

•    Software and Cloud Bookings report and assurance

•    Cloud Renewal report

•    SAC Adoption

•    Provide analytics (e.g trend and gap analysis)


II.           Expense Management

•    Cost reposting (e.g KB11N)

•    Accrual validation and manage accrual cockpit and manual accruals

•    Internal Order report

•    Region Office Functions

•    AR process


III.          Master Data

•    PC/CC/IO governance

o   Cost center owner manager maintenance

o   Responsible Controller maintenance

o   Internal Order review and creation

•    Headcount governance (e.g cost center changes)

•    Regional charge out process


IV.         Forecast / Budget

•    System loading

•    HLD administration

•    Regional Office/LOB Forecast


V.           Controlling knowledge

•    Maintenance of processes documentation (i.e. Learn@SAP)

•    Drive standardization and accountability towards controlling processes





We are SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.


Our inclusion promise

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.


SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team: Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com.


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:312777 | Work Area: Finance | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Business Area Controller

Facility:  312777
Posted Date:  Nov 23, 2021
Work Area:  Finance
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Taguig City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH, 1632

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