Specialist SAP Finance and Controlling international (f/m/d)


PALFINGER stands for the most innovative, reliable and economical lifting solutions that are used in commercial vehicles, rail vehicles, bridge inspection devices and in the maritime sector. To strengthen our Team we are looking for a Specialist SAP Finance and Controlling international (f/m/d).

You are interested in Business process consulting in the SAP modules Finance, Accounting and Controlling? 
You like to manage projects or collaborate as a project member in international Palfinger Rollout projects?
You want to develop your know-how in the 2nd and 3rd level support in constant exchange with the business departments? Then you are exactly the person we are looking for!

Your Tasks

  • Business process consulting in the SAP FICO modules with focus on regional/country specific requirements and solutions incl. legal and tax requirements, basically in the EMEA region.
  • Active design, documentation, implementation/ customizing and optimization of the corresponding accounting and controlling business processes for the regional / local organization, in close coordination with the PALFINGER Global Process Organization.
  • Assume the Project Manager role or various other roles in Palfinger projects such as test manager or cutover manager with focus on FICO related topics.
  • Organization as well as preparation and follow-up of project meetings and workshops.
  • Coordination of employees from different units and divisions as well as external partners in the context of projects, in the specification of requirements from rollout units and in the support.
  • Interface function between Palfinger process organization, specialist departments and external service providers
  • Organization & assurance of 2nd and 3rd level support for SAP FICO modules and regional/country specific enhancements/extensions (incl. contact person for escalations), basically in the EMEA region.

Your Qualification

  • Relevant professional experience in a similar position as SAP consultant or in-house consultant with focus on SAP FICO modules, minimum 2-3 years
  • A degree in business administration, business informatics or a comparable qualification
  • At least basic knowledge of finance and controlling processes and interest to develop further in this environment
  • FICO Customizing minimum basic knowledge
  • APAP programming knowledge is an advantage
  • Experience in project management is an advantage
  • Basic experience in the management of external partners
  • Commercial and business process understanding
  • Structured, independent, solution- and goal-oriented way of working
  • Good communication skills, initiative and ability to work in a team
  • Business fluent in English
  • High level of commitment and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel (approx. 20 %)

We offer

  • A challenging and meaningful job in a very successful company
  • The opportunity to make a difference together with the team
  • Good work-life balance thanks to flexible working hours and freedom in work organisation
  • Performance-related remuneration and attractive incentive systems
  • Career planning and development opportunities, as well as ongoing training
  • Opportunity to gain international experience
  • Voluntary additional benefits from our company health management system PALfit


Minimum gross salary according to Austrian metal industry collective agreement is EUR 44.510,20. We are willing to overpay according to training and qualification.

We are looking forward to your informative application!


Barbara Köglhaider

HR Business Partner
Lamprechtshausener Bundesstraße 8 | 5101 Bergheim | Austria


Lamprechtshausener Bundesstr. 8 , 5101 Bergheim
Palfinger Bergheim

Job Benefits

  • Learning Opportunities
  • Barrier Liberty
  • Company Doctor
  • Food Allowances
  • Company mobile phone (function related)
  • Fitness Programs
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Health Measures
  • Good transport connection
  • Mobile working (function related)
  • Canteen
  • Employee discounts
  • Parking facilities
  • Car Sharing Initiative
  • Job Ticket