• Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions

Role Description

Supporting the finance team in budgeting and forecasting the performance of SAP UKI whilst ensuring cost management optimization. Providing stakeholders with detailed analytics /reporting, turning large data sets into insightful analysis to help drive SAP's future success.


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • The role consists of both structured cyclical work and also of the ad hoc nature including: - Budget & Forecasting for SAP UKI - Business analytics - Management accounting - Reporting for Key stakeholders including CFO and MD


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have developed multiple skills whilst at SAP: - Analytical skills - Presentation skills - Project management - Networking skills - Excel skills - SAP systems such as BWP, ISP, ARIBA etc

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Since starting the internship I was handed a large amount of responsibility from the intern prior. As I have developed through out the year I have been able to take on more and more responsibility including providing reporting on a quarterly basis to the c-suite of SAP UKI, developing an Accounts Receivable dashboard that I have now gone onto introduce to the wider European finance community within SAP as best practice.

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Throughout my placement I have received incredible support, be it from my direct team, my manager who I am in daily contact with, the CFO and the SAP UK placements team. Considering we have done this placement through the covid pandemic the support has been of consistency and high quality.

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • All though the large majority of my placement has been of a virtual format, the culture of SAP was clear to see through out. That is one of togetherness, creativity, opportunity and diversity.

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I have really enjoyed my time at SAP and would recommend the placement scheme to anyone who is interested.

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at SAP
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend SAP to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to SAP
  • Research the company and role before hand. Show genuine passion for the line of work you are applying for. Be creative and not be afraid to challenge the status quo.

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Placement Year (10 Months+)

Financial Management, Accountancy

17th June 2021

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