SAP Placement Student - Financial Controlling Associate Job in Feltham, United Kingdom

Requisition ID: 128361

Work Area: Finance

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Student

Employment Type: Limited Full Time


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.

Job Role:

At SAP, you will work within the UKI Controlling team that is part of the regional EMEA and Global Finance & Administration organisation.

You will have exposure to all areas within the team providing controlling support to the UKI market unit, by working closely with the Services and Sales Controllers and related departments in a matrix environment.

Your day-to-day tasks will include:

  • Supporting revenue reporting for month and quarter-end close and the Latest Estimate and Forecast process

  • Significant interaction with shared services colleagues and other departments to resolve queries and support the team by providing ad hoc-reporting analysis where required

  • In addition, there will be substantial opportunity for the successful candidate to support the team’s transition of tasks to shared services and develop its ability further to increase the level of business support and business partnering that it provides to the market unit.

From this you will gain:

  • The chance to develop your skills and learnings from the first two years of your degree

  • Opportunity to increase your business awareness – departments, organisational structure, strategy and products and stakeholder management

  • Increased responsibility – own and lead projects

  • Enhanced organisational and change management skills through supporting the transformation journey of the team

  • Opportunity to openly express ideas and contribute to the organisation, seeing real results from your contribution

Additional Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday & an additional day off for your birthday

  • Laptop and other SAP equipment

  • Free lunch and a subsidised coffee shop

  • Buddy Mentoring scheme

  • ‘Instant Heroes’ reward scheme

  • Travel opportunities within the UK and Europe

  • Sporting opportunities e.g. football and netball clubs

  • Volunteering and charity opportunities

Ideal Candidate:

Bright, articulate and motivated students who are currently on course for a 2:1 degree with the following key competencies:

  • Business, accounting ,IT experience / working knowledge would be an advantage but not essential

  • Strong proficiency in MS Office (Especially Excel)

  • Time Management

  • Team player

  • High energy level

  • Effective communicator / good interpersonal skills

  • Inquisitive and not afraid to ask questions

  • Logical

  • Focused and organised

  • Ability to work to deadlines and within budget

  • Creative

How to apply:

  1. Click apply

  2. Please answer pre-qualifying questions: (maximum 250 words per question)

  • What motivates you to do your best work and how has this helped you to achieve success?

  • Please describe a time when you made a mistake and the steps you took to resolve this.

  • Please describe a time when you have worked in a team to meet a deadline and how you effectively managed your time?

  • Are you in your 2nd year of University or college education?

  • Are you currently on course for at least a 2:1 degree?

  • To work at SAP in the UK, you must have the legal right to work in the UK. Do you foresee any problems with this requirement?

  1. Please attach CV and SAP specific Cover Letter.

Why SAP?

Based in Greater London, our placement scheme offers you the opportunity to gain invaluable, career boosting industry experience in an exciting and diverse environment. Through our intern programme you will be given the chance to maximise your skill set as much as possible and work alongside some of the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the technology industry, as well as adapting and gaining a vast amount of business responsibility and exposure.

With 30% of your time available for other cross-departmental projects, you will gain invaluable exposure in other business areas.

To maximise your learning further you will be assigned a 1-2-1 buddy who will support you & ensure that you get the very best out of your internship at SAP.




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: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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