SAP Intern: P&I Strategic and Cross Controlling Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 195832

Work Area: Administration

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Student

Employment Type: Limited Full Time


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Organizationally located within Global Controlling, the P&I Controlling Team drives optimal financial performance within Products & Innovation board area. If to be more precise, our P&I Strategic and Cross Controlling team coordinates and consolidates financial planning and analysis such as forecasting, budgeting, actual analysis across all management units within P&I and ensures that the P&L statement for the Board Area accurately reflects the financial performance. Besides, the team defines guidelines, drives standardization and automation for planning and reporting while reducing redundancy and high manual planning & reporting efforts.


During the internship, you will have the chance to gain a deep insight into controlling department. You will support the whole spectrum of Controlling activities: from master data management to complex analysis and reporting. You will contribute to help SAP make optimal financial decisions driving sustainable growth.

In particular, your assistance will be expected in the following matters:

  • Master data management

  • Budget and forecast processes

  • Reporting and analysis

  • Budget transfers and intercompany charging

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects


  • We have a structured training program in place for you which covers a whole gamut of Controlling topics: from the basics such as compliance and structures all the way to the excitement of forecasting, budgeting and reporting for the Executive Board. This experience will come in handy in many other career fields as well, so is a great investment in your fundamental business knowledge!

  • You will be full-fledged integrated member to our team, will actively participate in meetings and share your thoughts and ideas with us. We value your creativity and out of the box thinking – we’re NOT looking for a coffee runner!

  • SAP is currently undergoing the transformation to THE Cloud company – exciting times for us all. Do you want to contribute to the overall change process? We’re ready to listen…

  • If you’re up to the challenge, we may even have a project or two that you can manage on your own from beginning to end. Maybe you even come up with your own idea for a project after you’ve gained some insight into what we do and the challenges we face.

  • You will get a lot of practical experience with various SAP systems, including S/4 HANA – this will be huge on your resume!

  • SAP provides a quite tasty lunch for free and colleagues often bring in homemade treats to share, all of which may be to the detriment of your waist line though.


  • Currently enrolled as student at a university or university of applied sciences

  • You are easy to work with, have a global mindset (we’re spread over 3 time zones) and openness to different cultures.

  • Have a willingness to learn, natural curiosity and are excited to take on new challenges. Not afraid to ask questions or speak up.

  • You have a firm grasp on Excel and Powerpoint. Great presentation design skills that we could leverage for our Executive reporting would be a plus.

  • Fluency in both German and English (written and verbal)

  • We have a great team mentality and we like to have fun at work. Do you? If needed, we can put on our serious face too…

  • Ideally you can spend 6 months with us to get a good grasp on the Controlling fundamentals and tackle more complex topics.

  • Intrigued and wanting to know more? If yes, then what are you waiting for – we don’t bite. Send us your resume today and let’s talk!

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.

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