Find your place with our extraordinary SAP professionals

The ERP Academy provides the fast-track you need through a traineeship journey to your incredible career in SAP Technologies.

We believe that this initiative is the right thing to do and we are committed to investing in modern educational programs to help young people build a successful career in IT. 

ERP Academy

Your traineeship for future career in SAP technologies

Learn & Earn – be a part of a full-time scholarship program delivered by KPMG IT Service OOD.
Upon completion, you will be prepared with the necessary skillset and project experience to kick-off your career in SAP technologies.

The ERP Academy is currently running and all participant slots have been filled. 

In case of interest for the next run of the ERP Academy, please, contact us.

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Online application

Do you want to participate in your greatest professional journey ever? Just ping us by attaching your resume and answering a couple of questions online. We will contact all pre-selected candidates over the phone and invite you for a virtual interview. When our offices are open again, we will have the chance to meet face-to-face in our amazing new office.

Stage 1

KPMG’s introduction to SAP

Our best SAP Professionals will deliver introductory training to get you introduced to SAP Technology. Most of the classes of the Academy will take place virtually and some classes could take place at the KPMG IT Service OOD Campus in Business Park Sofia, Building 15A, Floor 3. At the end of this stage you have the opportunity to choose the best technology or functional path for your personal development.

Stage 2

Complete the SAP learning journeys

We will provide you with professional learning materials. As a participant you will be assisted and supported by your KPMG SAP Mentors to complete your SAP Learning Journeys and to accomplish challenging personal assignments. As well you will have the opportunity to touch real live SAP systems and demonstrate your ability to solve minor challenges.

Stage 3

Celebrating your success

The participants who complete the program will become eligible for official SAP Certification. Upon successful completion of the ERP Academy, you will have the opportunity for permanent employment at KPMG IT Service OOD.

Academy program

The Academy will be divided into 2 tracks – a Business Consulting Track and a Development Track. 

The students in the Business (Functional) Consulting Track will be further profiled into modules covering different SAP capabilities based on their interests and performance. The Development Track will remain as one stream.

All students will be prepared for industry-leading SAP certifications through instructor-led classes, coaching sessions and a case study. 

Business Consulting Track

SAP Fundamentals

Case Study 

Profile Modules: Finance, Controlling, Manufacturing, Sourcing & Procurement, Sales

Certification

Development Track

SAP Fundamentals

Case Study 

ABAP® Development Module

Certification

Meet your trainers

Gergana Dimitrova

Senior SAP Security and Authorizations Expert

Gergana has more than 7 years professional IT experience mainly focused on SAP Security and Authorizations. She has worked on multiple projects on SAP implementations, support and upgrades. She has good experience in leading internal Identity and Access Management trainings.

Yonca Coskun

SAP UI5 Developer

Yonca has been working for 5 years as an SAP Developer with the main focus on ABAP® and UI5® technologies. She has worked as a consultant for many different clients. She holds a Bachelor’s degree of Engineering from Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul. She has a grumpy cat, loves to eat, travel and discover different cultures.

Nayden Gerasimov

Junior SAP BW Consultant

Nayden is a sea captain, proud dog owner and a SAP BI/BW Consultant with more than 3 years of experience in the BI / BW Modeling, designing, building and supporting different type of BI/BW models, applications and reports. With a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science in Technical University of Sofia and currently taking Master’s degree classes for E-Management again in Technical University of Sofia. He enjoys sailing, going on adventures and gaming. He is a certified skipper for yacht sailing with up to 12-man crew, he likes taking part in small amateur regattas. Nayden loves playing computer games on highest possible difficulty.

Mariya Petrova

Senior SAP BW Consultant

As an SAP BW Consultant with more than 14 years of experience, Mariya has strong background in design, development and support in SAP BW projects. Experienced in SAP HANA®, SAP BW 7.X and Business Intelligent Reporting Tools. Worked in projects for implementation and upgrade of SAP BW in multinational environments and different industries. Currently she is a member of the SAP BI Team, responsible for project implementations and operational support.

Nona Vicheva

SAP Consultant Supply Chain/Logistics

Nona Vicheva can draw on more than 10 years of experience in SAP as IT support – business analyst and consultant in the areas of Finance, Controlling, SAP CRM, Supply Chain, Plant Maintenance, required analysis, process improvements, customizations, data migration and project management.

Desislava Georgieva

Senior SAP HCM Consultant

Desislava is a Senior SAP HCM Consultant with a wide range of project experience in beverage industry. She has more than 10 years of successful consulting activities and is specialized in most of the SAP HCM modules like Personnel Administration, Organizational Management, Time Management, Employee Self Service, Manager Self Service, etc.

Stanimira Dimitrova

Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant

Stanimira brings more than 12 years of experience in financial software support and consulting, the last six of them with focus on SAP Financial accounting, Controlling, Collections and Dispute management. She has several projects as a SAP Finance consultant in her professional background. Being a certified Scrum Master, she is interested in Agile principles and values and their practical implementation.

Maya Todorova

SAP Supply Chain/ Logistics Consultant

Maya is an engineering graduate in Communication Technology. She has 10+ years of SAP experience in numerous large-scale deployment projects with strong focus on Supply Network Planning along with cross-functional integration with MM, P2P and PP modules.

Milcho Ubichev

Senior SAP Basis Administrator

Milcho brings more than 10 years of experience with SAP Basis. He is interested in Administration and Troubleshooting of SAP HANA® and NetWeaver®, Sybase, MSSQL, Integrations with external software and Backup. He has successfully completed many implementation projects.

Gurkan Yilmaz

Senior SAP ABAP Developer

Gurkan has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Yildiz Technical University-Istanbul and he is working as SAP Developer more than 6 years. He worked with products like SAP ERP/CRM, Hybris Marketing, Hybris Convergent Mediation and Hybris Sales/Service Cloud. He is actively working with languages ABAP, JavaScript and SQLScript and he has a great interest in different languages like Go, TS and Dart. He loves to follow the newest techniques and likes to keep always up to date. Loves to travel and explore different cultures and food, play video games and cook.

Ljubomir Radev

Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant

Ljubomir has more than 8 years experience as SAP Project Manager and Sr. Consultant in the areas of Controlling, Finance, MM, integration, requirement analysis, business process definition and blueprint preparation.

Antoaneta Mihaylova

SAP MDM Consultant

Antoaneta can draw on 10 years of experience in SAP Master data area with main focus in the areas of SAP Material Management, Production Execution and Planning.

Kristiyan Yotov

SAP Consultant Supply Chain/Logistics

Kristiyan has 5 years of logistics consulting experience, including Extended warehouse management, Procurement, Inventory management, Warehousing and distribution. He has been involved in 1 full scale EWM implementation project, 1 small scale project for EWM support and a large scale continuous support project in Supply chain and logistics.

Nikolay Radulov

Senior SAP Supply Chain/ Logistics Consultant

Nikolay is a professional consultant PTP/MM/SD, worked as a SAP Consultant for the last 14 years, taking different roles in Project implementations and Support activities. Good knowledge of Sales and Logistics processes, has delivered new functionalities in many projects. Knowledgeable in the integration between SAP SD/MM and SAP SD/FI. Having been responsible for the technical design of business processes, implementation and support.

Stoil Dzhostov

SAP FI and BW Consultant

As part of the ERP Consulting department of the German KPMG member firm, Stoil Dzhostov has taken part in numerous SAP S/4HANA transformation projects, based on KPMG Powered Enterprise transformation methodology. Powered Enterprise is an outcome driven functional transformation solution, combining deep business knowledge, proven delivery capability and leading technologies. Stoil will be conducting the Powered Enterprise training for all academy participants.

Short overview of core SAP modules

SAP Basis administration

Basis is a set of programs and tools that acts as an interface between database, operating system, communication protocols and business applications within different SAP applications. The full form of Basis is “Business Application Software Integrated Solution”.​ Nowadays Basis is known as SAP NetWeaver®. Alias of Basis is SAP Application Server Technology and alias of NetWeaver® is SAP Web Application Server.​ Basis provides services like communication with the operating system, database communication, memory management, runtime collection of application data, web requests, exchanging business data etc.

Financial Accounting in SAP S/4HANA® Finance

SAP FI (Financial Accounting) is one of the core functional modules in SAP S4/HANA® software. Company-wide control and integration of financial information is essential for reporting to auditors, tax authorities and other external parties. SAP S4/HANA® Financials enables centralized track of financial accounting data within an international framework of multiple companies, languages, currencies, and charts of accounts​. All business transactions are recorded according to the document principle, which provides an unbroken audit trail from the financial statements to the individual documents. ​Data flow between Financial Accounting and the other components of the SAP S4/HANA® System is ensured by automatic updates. Data is available in real time within Financial Accounting. Postings made in the subledgers always generate a corresponding posting in the general ledger and the universal journal, creating a single source of truth.​

Management Accounting in SAP S/4HANA® Finance

Management Accounting (Controlling) enables the valuation and recording of financial data, ​not only for financial reporting, but also as the basis for all cost and revenue-related reporting. ​As a result, analysts and managers can work with the same basic data as the company’s​ financial accountants. As financial data is tightly integrated with the business processes of the​ logistic processes of SAP S/4HANA® and human resources applications, users can also easily​ obtain detailed information about cost structures and profit margins.​ Easy access to this data helps support and enable management to achieve business goals,​ such as increasing revenue, maximizing customer profitability, and reducing operating costs​ while increasing efficiency, reducing the cost of goods sold, and improving the visibility of​ inventory.​

SAP Security Management

SAP Security is a technical module that works within SAP systems to allow access where it’s needed and prevent access where it’s not.  It’s a field that combines several distinct elements of cyber security, ranging from access control to application-level security to data protection. SAP security focus on keeping the system and its data secure from a wide variety of threats while doing as little as possible to disrupt business operations. SAP security consultants are responsible for the design of authorization concept, development and administration of it.

SAP UI5®

SAP UI5® is an HTML5-based development toolkit that encourages one consistent user experience. Apps built using SAP UI5® are responsive across browsers and devices – they run on smartphones, tablets, and desktops. The UI controls automatically adapt to the capabilities of each device. To do this, SAP UI5® provides robust development concepts to create apps with consumer-grade, browser-based business applications. In a nutshell, UI5 is a client UI technology based on JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5.

SAP Business Warehouse

SAP Business Warehouse (BW) is a model-driven data warehousing product. It collects, transforms and stores data generated in SAP and non-SAP applications and make it accessible through built-in reporting, business intelligence and analytics tools, as well as third-party software.

Sales and Distribution in S4/HANA®

Sales and Distribution (SD) module is one of the key ones that represent the Digital transformation of basic business processes. It allows automation of daily sales tasks, improves human productivity, minimizes human errors, provides grounds for outbound stock traffic analysis and forecasting. ​SD is an end-to-end logistic module that includes key functions like product ordering by customers, shipping activities, customer invoicing. ​ The digitalization of this key business activity allows fast, efficient, and centralized decision making of the management, provides grounds for reduction of costs, makes possible for the operation staff to be location independent.

Sourcing and Procurement​ with SAP solutions

Materials Management (MM) is a part of logistics functions and it helps in managing the procurement activities of an organization. And supports all aspects of material management (planning, control, etc.)

SAP MM is the backbone of logistics that incorporates modules such as Sales and Distribution, Production Planning, Plant Maintenance, Project Systems, and Warehouse Management. It deals with managing the materials (products and/or services) and resources of an organization with the aim of accelerating productivity and reducing costs. At the same time, SAP MM is quite versatile to accommodate changes that are frequent in any business environment.

Manufacturing in SAP S/4HANA®

Production Planning is the process of aligning demand with manufacturing capacity to create production and procurement schedules for finished products and component materials. SAP PP (Production Planning) is an SAP module, specially designed for integrating different departments involved in production and manufacturing. It tracks and makes a record of the manufacturing process flows, for example, the planned and actual costs. Also, goods movements from the conversion of raw material to semi-finished goods.

It is fully integrated with the other SAP modules: Sales & Distribution, Materials Management, Finance and Controlling, etc.

Human Capital Management with SAP solutions

SAP HCM (Human Capital Management), also called SAP HR (Human Resource management), is one of the most popular and demanding SAP ERP Modules that plays very important role in the monitoring and management of entire Human Resource operations like Payroll, Recruitment, Performance management and Termination, Time & General Administration processes of any organization.

It helps an organization effectively to manage its people. HCM provides the Human Resource (HR) department with solutions that are comprehensive, engaging and flexible.

SAP ABAP®

ABAP® (Advanced Business Application Programming) is the name of SAP technology’ proprietary, fourth-generation programming language. ABAP® was first introduced in the 1980s. Throughout the years, various enhancements to the language increased what programmers could do with it. ABAP® is a multi-paradigm programming language, meaning programmers can utilize procedural, object-oriented, and other programming principles. While it is SAP software’s primary programming language, programs written with ABAP® can run alongside those based on other programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, and SAP UI5®.

Read our story

KPMG IT Service OOD is an IT service provider with a mission to digitalize and transform the core business of the KPMG network member firms and their clients. We employ more than 250 people in Sofia and deliver the full spectrum of IT services to our clients, including SAP consulting services, Software Engineering, Application & Platform Operations, Cloud and Infrastructure.

In 2020 KPMG ITS OOD was officially accredited as the lead SAP consulting global delivery center in the KPMG group of member firms. The organization plans to expand significantly its SAP knowledge & delivery capacity and the ERP Academy plays a key role in the growth strategy.

The company is committed to invest in modern educational programs to help young people build a successful career in IT.  

Find out more about KPMG ITS on our website here.  

FAQ

What is a traineeship?

Traineeship is a full-time scholarship program delivered by KPMG IT Service OOD. Upon completion, you will be prepared with the necessary skillset and project experience to kick-off your career in SAP. You will be receiving remuneration for the whole period of the ERP Academy and have the opportunity for employment at KPMG IT Service OOD upon successful completion of the traineeship program.

Is the participation at the Аcademy sponsored?

You will be receiving remuneration for the whole period of the ERP Academy and have the opportunity for employment at KPMG IT Service OOD upon successful completion of the traineeship program.

Is work experience needed?

No, work experience is not a requirement only strong motivation to work in IT.

What skills will I acquire after attending the ERP Аcademy?

You will gain essential industry skills in the SAP area with focus on  Functional/Business Consulting (FI, CO, SCM, SD, etc.) or Development (SAP Fiori®, SAP ABAP®, etc.). These skills and competencies will boost your career by helping you build an all-round professional profile.

What is the official language of the Academy?

The official language of the Academy is English due to the international learning environment.

What is the duration of the Аcademy?

The duration of the Academy is 4 months – with official kick-off in October 2020 and certification in February 2021.

Where will the Academy take place?

Because of the COVID-19 situation, the classes are planned to be conducted virtually. Some sessions and meetings with mentors might happen at the KPMG IT Service OOD Campus in Business Park Sofia, Building 15A, Floor 3.

What type of certification will I obtain?

KPMG IT Service OOD will offer you: Associate certification which covers the fundamental knowledge requirements for an SAP consultant, ensuring the successful acquisition of broad SAP solution knowledge and skills.

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