Legal Counsel/Audit Specialist - Investigations and Anti-Corruption

SAP - Newtown Square, PA4.3

Requisition ID: 203012
Work Area: Legal
Expected Travel: 0 - 30%
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 Investigations and Anti-Corruption team is an integral part of SAP’s management and governance framework. We report into the Global Chief Compliance Officer.

Within our team, we practice a trust-based working model. If you need to work flexibly from another location or at another time you can do so given your manager’s agreement.


We are offering the position to an individual looking for a dynamic challenge on our Legal Compliance and Integrity Office Team. The team is focused on delivering support for the investigation and detection of compliance incidents at SAP. Furthermore, we are tasked with developing detection and prevention programs in all areas of SAP against fraud, corruption and any other non-compliant behavior.

We are looking for candidates who want to make an impact. The candidate will work with team members across the Americas region. You will work on all phases of the investigation process.


You observe the high standards of ethical and compliance principles such as impartiality, an unbiased attitude, and avoidance of conflicts of interest. You have an extremely high level of discretion and professionalism, strong business acumen and are able to gain the trust of our stakeholders.

You are an:
Energetic person seeking new challenges in an international environment, who is able to adapt quickly to new situations
Dedicated to delivering top-class results to advise our customers
Ability to hold your own with a strong executive presence and develop strong business relationships
Team player, who works well with colleagues while learning from them

You have:
Strong execution and achievement focus with proven project management and decision-making skills
Very strong analytical skills to analyze and assess business processes with conclusions, supported with facts and data
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Fluent in English and another language
Bachelor’s degree, preferably with focus on Legal, Accounting or Finance; Master's degree is a plus
Required skills

Very good MS Office skills
Preferred skills

CPA/CIA/CFE preferred
Project management Certification preferred

Proven track record of consistent high performance
At least 3 years’ experience.
Ideally, you also have a proven track record outside of SAP.
Provide references and past performance results upon request
We are highly interested in a diverse workforce which enhances our knowledge and audit outcomes. We encourage individuals with various backgrounds to apply.

Newtown Square, PA



SAP is not offering international relocation benefits for this role at this time.

SAP is not offering visa sponsorship for this role at this time.

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