Senior Finance Specialist at Revenue Recognition - English and German
Prague 5, CZ, 158 00
před 1 minutou

Requisition ID : 284849

Work Area : Finance

Expected Travel : 0 - 10%

Career Status : Professional

Employment Type : Regular Full Time


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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.


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.
  • document the defined accounting in comprehensive accounting memos.
  • 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.

  • Excellent understanding of IFRS accounting rules combined with the ability to provide high quality accounting advice and accounting documentation
  • Deep knowledge in IFRS 15 revenue recognition, especially in the software industry, is preferably
  • Assertive and persuasive personality.
  • Ability to build a culture of trust throughout all levels of exchange.
  • Ability to work under high pressure and make timely decisions
  • Very high level of customer orientation internally and externally.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with multiple stakeholders (business, office of the CFO, auditors, revenue recognition community etc.).
  • Excellent German and English language skills.

  • Deep knowledge of SAP specific revenue recognition rules is a big plus.
  • Excellent insights into SAP’s accounting processes would be beneficial.
  • CPA, Wirtschaftsprüfer, PhD in accounting is a plus.

    Ideally 5+ years professional experience in the finance area, thereof at least two years of experience in an IFRS accounting role.

    Experience in revenue recognition in the software industry or in an audit firm 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.


    Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment apply now.


    To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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