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Intern: Controlling for the Board Area of the CEO Job

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Date: May 14, 2019

City: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, BW, DE

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 215153
Work Area: Finance
Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Limited Full Time


SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Organizationally located within Global Controlling, the CEO Controlling team supports SAP’s executive board member Bill McDermott and his business unit heads in all controlling-relevant processes: budgeting, forecasting and month-/quarter-/year-end closing. In addition, the Team offers its business expertise in portfolio evaluations, project controlling and other ad-hoc reports making “the difference” in decision-making processes. By this, its team members are creating impact on their business partners’ operations, their mid- and long-term strategic direction.
During the internship, you will have the chance to gain deep insight into a state-of-the-art controlling department by supporting the periodic budget and forecast process.
The intern will become a crucial part of the CEO Controlling team during his/her internship.

  • Assist in coordination and consolidation of forecast and month-end process
  • Preparation of monthly / quarterly management reporting
  • Drive further automation of standard processes
  • Support our controllers in various topics for their business units e.g. project controlling
  • Support 2020 planning process


  • Student at a university or a university of applied sciences with preferred fields of study: Business administration, economics, or information technology
  • Computer skills: Excellent knowledge in MS Office (especially Excel/PowerPoint);
  • SAP BI, SAP ERP and SAP Business Objects tools are a plus
  • Language skills: Fluent in German and English - both written and spoken
  • Soft skills: Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Others: Ability to work in a global team, strong get-it-done mentality

Your set of application documents should contain a cover letter, a resume in table form, school leaving certificates, certificate of enrollment, current university transcript of records, copies of any academic degrees already earned, and if available, references from former employers (including internships). Please describe as well your experience and skills in foreign languages and computer programs / programming languages. 

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  • First practical experience in Controlling with SAP CO/FI is a plus as well as previous work experience in a global company.

Flexible start date Summer 2019 (July 2019 preferred)


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