SAP Senior Project Consultant: Finance for Strategic Finance Project (limited up to 6 months) Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 195876

Work Area: Finance

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Graduate

Employment Type: Limited Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Strategic Finance Projects (SFP) is a Project Management Organization within the Board Area Global Finance and Administration (GFA), dedicated to deliver key strategic programs and projects on time, on budget, on quality and on value.

SFP supports the Global Field Leadership Team (GFLT) in the formulation and execution of the GFA strategy, driving the transformation of finance by delivering end-to-end program & project management services.

In his/her role, the Senior Project Consultant is responsible for leading in-house finance programs and projects and outcomes of assigned areas of responsibility. This includes IT implementation and automation projects.

We are open to offer a Rotation position for a limited period of time and support you in your functional and personal development.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS

As Senior Project Consultant you will maintain an ongoing work plan and will ensure that all work carried out is in alignment with the goals and objectives of the business as defined by the GFLT including the following tasks:

  • Manage program / project teams to ensure delivery of results according to scope and budget

  • Resolve complex issues in own specialist area (e.g. cross-functional or cross country projects)

  • Work independently and with full responsibility on topics while setting priorities

  • Make decision to minimize risks (e.g. may have to shift deadlines in order to ensure overall goals)

  • Ensure understanding, trust and cooperation through effective and appropriate communication to key stakeholders

  • Builds and maintains collaboration with internal customers

  • Assess and promote the use of SAP’s standard methodology during the course of the project.

  • Provide regular status updates

  • Share best practices and provide mentoring for others in project management practices

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Masters, Bachelor’s or other University degree

  • Strong capability of leading cross-functional and cross-board teams as well as leading virtual teams

  • Organizational change management knowledge

  • Hands-on attitude, strong execution

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Fluent Business English

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • At least five years of project management experience

  • Knowledge in finance processes (e.g. opportunity to cash) and compliance area (e.g. audit)

  • Experience and / or knowledge in logistics, export management

  • Experience in business requirements management in Jira and process documentation in Signavio

Your set of application documents should contain a cover letter, a resume in table form, school leaving certificates, 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.

WHAT YOU GET FROM US

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 .

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.

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Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

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