Local Chief Accountant | XSA-137

Local Chief Accountant | XSA-137

13 feb
Buenos Aires C.F.

13 feb


Buenos Aires C.F.

Requisition ID: 278110

Work Area: Finance

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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.


The Local Chief Accountant is responsible for the management of the accounting and financial reporting of one or more legal entities under his/her responsibility. This comprises the orchestration of the different parties involved in the accounting processes (shared services and centers of expertise), the correctness of the financial statements, control over the integrity of the accounting records and the monthly IFRS Group reporting, statutory financial statements and other local financial reporting requirements, local internal controls over financial reporting (including SOX 404 where applicable) and the management of the external audit. This position will be supporting entities which are covered by the Americas Region.



Responsible for delivery of timely and accurate IFRS Group financial results, Analytical Review for the entities under responsibility.

Monitor the entity/entities meets full internal and external audit requirements including SOX 404 where applicable.

Ensure the statutory accounts and other required financial reports for the entity/entities are prepared, audited and filed on time and according to applicable requirements.

Manage relationship with external accounting service provider where applicable.

Monitor correctness and compliance of accounting relevant data of all finance processes.

Ensure full compliance with local reporting regulations with the support of external service advisors where applicable. (Local reporting as identified to be an R2R responsibility.) Manage related system maintenance to adapt to local financial reporting needs.

Ensure a high level of satisfaction of those who use the financial reports prepared and build good business relations with key stakeholders.

Establish pro-actively a collaboration model and routine with the corresponding CFO.

Manage relationship with GFSS, CFR, external service provider and other internal service providers or global functions, act as accounting SPOC from local entity/entities side and monitor service quality.

Ensure that all corporate changes are incorporated into the local accounting where applicable.

ADDITIONAL, where required and/or applicable:

Ensure correct IFRS accounting for the responsible legal entity/entities based on group accounting and other internal guidelines as well as the corresponding statutory accounting.

Support M&A; accounting processes as required.

Coordinate accounting for liquidations and mergers of legal entities no longer required following acquisition with external or internal advisors.

Support projects covering the entities under responsibility.

Strive for process standardization where needed and applicable by giving pro-actively input to relevant process management.


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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 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:********************, APJ:**********, EMEA:**********).

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

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