Summer Intern - Revenue Recognition [Newtown Square, PA]

SAP - Newtown Square, PA4.3

Requisition ID: 213042
Work Area: Finance
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Intern


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Contract Duration: 3 months
Contract Hours: 40 hours/week
Anticipated Start Date: May 2019
Office Location: Newtown Square, PA
Purpose & Objective of Position

The Revenue Recognition Intern is responsible for assisting the Revenue Recognition Deal Support team in the US. This position requires a dynamic student who is comfortable interacting with the sales teams and able to work in a fast-paced environment. The Revenue Recognition Intern reports to the North America Revenue Recognition Manager and is a member of the North America Commercial Finance team. The individual will be exposed to various areas of deal support and technical accounting.

Expectations & Tasks

Performance of controls and procedures to review on premise and cloud license agreements to ensure they are accounted for properly.
The principles of One Deal Support and business partnering with sales teams.
Interact with KPMG during their quarterly reviews and the annual audit procedures.
Controls and procedures related to the monthly close of software revenue accounts and best practices.
Controls and procedures related to establishing and testing SSP
Keep current on Revenue Recognition training content & programs.
Ad hoc administrative tasks to support the revenue recognition team
Skills / Competencies

Willingness to develop thorough knowledge of IFRS / U.S. GAAP on revenue recognition and SAP’s policies and practices
Inquisitiveness and critical thinking skills
Problem solver with confidently affirmative attitude
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work under time pressure and deadlines, and juggle multiple tasks and projects
Team player and self-starter
Educational Requirements

The ideal candidate should be an Accounting major in their 4th or 5th year, with an interest in both accounting and business operations.

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