SAP Accountant - Finance Operations - Suitable for New Graduates Job in Prague, Czech Republic
PURPOSE & OBJECTIVE
As the leading technology company for digital businesses, SAP serves 350,000 customers in 180 countries. SAP is a market leader in applications, analytics and mobility solutions and the top Cloud vendor with 130m subscribers. With 19 Development and 12 Innovation Centers worldwide we don’t stand still – we are committed to our mission to help the world’s businesses Run Simple.
Supporting our enterprise cloud company is our Global Finance Shared Services organization (GFSS). More than 1,200 employees in locations such as Prague, Buenos Aires and Manila deliver end-to-end finance operations such as order-to-invoice, cash collections, procure to pay and travel and expenses record-to-report. Employees within Shared Services collaborate globally, simplify and optimise operations, and work together towards shared goals.
Working within this function provides multiple career opportunities, a diverse working environment, learning & development, and great benefits. You will support internal customers around the world and have plenty of scope for growth.
We are looking for candidates wanting to build their career in accounting to work as a Finance Operations Accountant within the Global Financial Shared Services Record-2-Report function. As you support the daily operations of the processes you will apply your accounting knowledge in practice constantly. At the same time this role offers many development opportunities on other skills and competencies that will help you shape your future career path.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
This role provides a real opportunity to gain international exposure as you become the primary contact in your assigned country and act as backup support role for one or more other countries. Your focus will mainly be in the Revenue, Expense, Intercompany, HR & Compensation, Cash & Bank and Cost Accounting.
You will be predominantly focused on:
• Processing incoming journal posting requests and ensure accuracy when processing the requests
• Supporting cash application processes (e.g. allocation of incoming receipts, clearing of incoming and outgoing bank accounts)
• Performing general accounting tasks related to monthly, quarterly and year-end closing (period end procedures) such as Deferred Charges preparation and posting, Revenue Recognition, SOX controls etc
• Providing reconciliation of reports and accounts, which includes Intercompany Reconciliation, Bank Reconciliation, and Balance Sheet account reviews etc
• Performing cost accounting tasks, such as cost allocations and charging
• Supporting countries for SOX audit, statistical reporting, Tax audit and external/internal audit reviews
• Participating and support in projects, such as continuous improvements and standardization activities, process migrations or system testing with Developers
• Adhering to service level standards and work towards development of a service culture of ‘Excellence’.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
We’re looking for candidates with a Diploma or Degree in accounting or business with proficiency in English who are self-motivated to work independently and accurately in a time-pressured environment.
No previous work experience is required and fresh graduates with the correct technical knowledge are welcome.
It would be an advantage to have had exposure to a shared service centre environment or in an accountancy role.
As a company, we value an individual’s talents and are committed to enabling you to reach your full potential. In addition to learning and career development within the workplace there are activities such as volunteering, sports events, and community networking to have fun along the way.
We also offer pension/401K schemes, life insurance, generous holiday, bonus plans, offices with great facilities and free food (location dependent), and many more health and lifestyle benefits which vary by region.
At SAP, we know our workforce is the key to our success and we acknowledge the commitment of our employees. Employees who give their best for SAP every day should also have a stake in SAP’s success. That’s why we offer an award-winning employee share purchase plan, enabling employees to own a part of SAP and build long term value. Employees become shareholders, are entitled to voting rights at the Annual Shareholders Meetings and receive dividends.
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.
SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
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.
SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable 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 ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Additional Locations: Requisition ID: 155193 Work Area: Customer Service and Support Expected Travel: 0 - 10% Career Status: Professional Employment Type: Regular Full Time