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Global Finance Rotational Program

Work with big goals – and big budgets – to help us make the right moves in the digital economy  

As a participant in our award winning Global Finance Rotation Program you have the unique chance to gather comprehensive knowledge about SAP’s Board Area Global Finance & Administration. Rotations through Field Finance, Shared Service, Global Corporate Functions and Business Network Group enable you to grow into a highly qualified, well-networked finance-all-rounder with international experience. We foster your personal development with an extensive learning curriculum, support by subject matter experts and a personal executive mentor throughout the program as well as two international rotations.  




Months per rotation


International experiences

Meet some of our trainees

Applying for the Global Finance Rotational Program? Here’s what to expect

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Recruiting for the Global Finance Rotational Program begins in spring 2018. Create your profile in the SAP Talent Community to receive an alert when recruiting opens.


  • Graduate from an accredited university with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration, preferably major topics in Finance and Accounting
  • Minimum of 2 internships within a finance department is a must
  • International experience working or studying abroad is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Agile mindset
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Strong team player

We are recruiting in Germany, Singapore and United States

Apply from anywhere

Apply online from your desktop or mobile device – use your LinkedIn, Facebook, or Xing profile.
Recruiting for the Global Finance Rotational Program begins in spring 2018. Sign up in our Talent Community and we will let you know as soon as we start hiring.

Be prepared

Be fully prepared with your cover letter and resume – and ensure your contact details are up to date. Accepted file types for resume and cover letter uploads are: Microsoft Word, PDF, HTML, PPT, XLS, CSV, image and text

Assess your skills

The Global Finance Rotational Program positions require online SAP and Role-Fit-Assessment test to make sure your skills and experience match the role requirements.

Pre-assessment and phone interview

The recruiters will review your application and assessment results. If there is a match with the hiring profile, the recruiters will contact you for a phone interview with the operating department, the Global Finance & Administration Academy. The personal Skype-Interview allows you to get to know us and the program better.  

In-person assessment day

If you are among the top candidates, you will receive an invitation to join an in-person assessment day, to meet the team and go through a few simulation alongside other top candidates.

Welcome to SAP

If you received an offer, congrats! Welcome to SAP. Your recruiter will work with you on all the details. Have any questions? Please feel free to ask.

Most new hires at SAP want to hit the ground running – and we can help with that. We’ll assign a buddy and a mentor to guide you through your first month and beyond. Your buddy will work in the same team and office as you. He or she will answer all your day-to-day questions – like who’s who and where you can find the cappuccino machine. Your mentor will be a senior employee in your field. He or she will help you increase your knowledge and skills in a safe and supportive environment – and provide guidance on your work deliverables. In addition, our onboarding programs will equip you with the skills, knowledge, and tools you need to get up-to-speed quickly.

Onboarding process

Pre-start portal
Learn everything you need to know about your new role at SAP in the weeks leading up to your start date. Browse company information, performance reports, policies, employee blogs, FAQs, and more.  
Local onboarding
Attend an in-person or virtual welcome session and meet your manager, buddy, and team. Set up your IT equipment, complete onboarding documentation – and learn about your location, payroll, and benefits.  

Global onboarding
Learn how to navigate SAP in a 90-minute virtual session offered on a weekly basis. You’ll hear about SAP’s history, strategy, culture, self-service tools, learning and development opportunities, and more.  
Global Finance Academy Onboarding
To ensure a good start at SAP, the Global Finance Academy organizes a two week on-site workshop in our headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. During the workshop you have time to gain a deeper understanding about our organization as well as the opportunity to get to know your fellow trainees and build your network.  

"The Global Finance Rotational Program provides talents with the unique chance to develop their functional and professional skills and to increase their cross-cultural understanding in an international environment, while working for different finance departments within a multinational company.”

Dr. Toni Thielen
Head of Global Finance & Administration Academy

Check out our awards

Absolventa 2018 Graduate Trainee Award

Absolventa evaluates trainee programs worldwide on a yearly basis. With great pleasure we announce the SAP Global Finance Rotational Program is honored as being career-benefitting, fair and outstanding.  

Top 100 Companies for Millennial Women

Based upon two years of HR interviews, employee surveys, and research conducted from 2016 to 2017, Mogul set out to identify the companies worldwide leading the change and paving the way forward for the future of the workplace.

Best place to work for new grads

SAP is ranked as one of the “best places to work for recent grads” according to Simplicity. The award is based on Glassdoor reviews, work/life balance, benefits, company culture, mentorship, and training.  

Bring Everything You Are. Become Everything You Want.

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