Joel Bernstein


Joel Bernstein

About Joel Bernstein

Joel Bernstein is the CFO for SAP Global Field Finance, which includes responsibilities in the Cloud Business Group, Digital Business Services, and Global Customer Operations. In this role, he is responsible for leading the financial activities and profitable revenue growth for the company’s customer go-to-market organization and driving financial support for the Cloud and Professional Services organization. Joel’s direct Field Finance organization includes all finance functions in the multiple regions and market units worldwide for all SAP revenue-generating businesses. Prior to being promoted into this global position, Joel served as CFO for the SAP North America region. There he led all field finance-related activities for the United States and Canada. An accomplished finance professional, Joel earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at Wilkes University. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Joel is an ardent supporter of SAP’s social corporate responsibility initiatives, often serving as the executive sponsor for programs that connect SAP employees in the communities where they live and work. Reflective of that commitment, Joel is a member of The Franklin Institute’s Board of Trustees, an esteemed organization founded in 1824 whose mission is to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology.

Letting Go: Zen And The Art Of Finance Transformation

17-Aug-2017 | Joel Bernstein

Part 2 in a series. Read Part 1. Being in control is a natural inclination for the CFO. As finance professionals, accuracy and consistency are programmed into our DNA. Thus, to ensure smooth fin

Disruption At SAP: Standardizing Finance On Shared Services

13-Jul-2017 | Joel Bernstein

Part 1 in a series I know from speaking with SAP customers all over the world that many CFOs are deeply involved with company operations. This makes sense. After all, managing financial flows is at