Afstudeerstage SAP Business Planning and Consolidation on SAP HANA


Stage informatie

Bedrijf: Accenture

Locatie: Utrecht

Opleidingsniveau: WO


Type: Afstudeerstage


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Afstudeerstage SAP Business Planning and Consolidation on SAP HANA

Job description

SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC) has been used for the last 10 years, and thousands of customers are already using it as part of their financial reporting close process. However, a major concern for the last years is the performance of the BPC solutions which cannot deal with vast volumes of data. With the emergence of an in-memory based HANA platform, the combination of BPC and HANA looked logical, enabling faster decision making, enhanced data accuracy, flexibly of design and many other benefits.


  • Determine how SAP HANA improves Consolidation and Planning processes.
  • Define differences between all SAP Planning and Consolidation solutions on HANA – clearly explaining advantages and disadvantages of each. Accenture will use the research for potential sales proposals.
  • Setup example of consolidation and planning solution on HANA that demonstrates HANA benefits.
  • Research on future (or innovative) developments of SAP Products regarding Consolidation and Planning.


  • Define criteria of benefits for consolidation & planning and explain the differences between:
    1. SAP Financial Consolidation (BFC) and SAP business planning and consolidation (BPC)
    2. SAP BPC embedded on S4HANA vs SAP BPC on HANA
    3. Compare with other non-SAP competitors
  • Setup (demo if available) Consolidation on SAP HANA for demonstration of the new features in HANA applied in BPC (such as Predictive Algorithm Library (PAL), and other statistical models.) – best practices.
  • Setup a model (if Demo is not available) of consolidation and planning solution that demonstrates where HANA brings value with new functionalities (such as Predictive Algorithm Library (PAL), and other statistical models.) – best practices.

Place in the organization

Accenture is one of the world's largest independent providers of technology services. Our Technology professionals lead and implement highly complex technology projects. Working with clients, they design, develop and deliver a wide range of challenging and global IT projects. These professionals may build, test, install and maintain software across a variety of projects and industries working with leading enterprise applications such as SAP, Siebel, PeopleSoft and Oracle or with custom- built applications the field of Analytics, Mobile, Cloud / SaaS and Digital.

Are you the perfect candidate?

  • Last year of your HBO/WO bachelor study, IT related;
  • Team player with excellent communication skills;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English;
  • Able to work independent;
  • Eager to learn;

What can we offer you?

Within Accenture we offer you a work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will receive a lot of responsibility. You work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses.

  • You will be guided by a team of experienced consultants;
  • You will receive an compensation and a laptop;
  • You will gain knowledge and expertise of Accenture;
  • You will gain experience within a large international consulting firm;
  • You will expand your professional network.

Additional information

  • Period: 5 months
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Location: Utrecht: Flexible workplace (work among our colleagues)
  • Start date: To be determined


We are looking forward to meet you. Apply directly online through the button ´solliciteer online´ and send us your cv and application letter. For more information about this vacancy you can contact Zhané van Limburg at telephone number 020-4938383 or via

An assessment may be part of the selection procedure.

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Stage informatie

Bedrijf: Bedrijf: Accenture

Locatie: Utrecht

Opleidingsniveau: $}


Type: Afstudeerstage


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