Senior Accountant

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Date: 11 Jul 2024

Location: Astana, KZ

Company: Alstom



At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry.

Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.





Could you be the full-time Senior Accountant in Astana we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your finance expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Aizhan Moldybayeva (Chief Accountant), and work alongside smart, responsible, hardworking teammates.


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:


We’ll look to you for:


  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the direct reportees: accounts receivables, accounts payables.
  • Develop, implement and maintain best practice policies and procedures to ensure good financial control.
  • Provide advise on financial matters, ensuring compliance with statutory regulations and corporate standards (adherence to E-book and the ALSTOM RAM).
  • Ensure all identified controls, which are allocated as a process owner, are updated and reflective of the actual situation.
  • Leading the process of reconciliation with vendors & customers.
  • Periodic review of accounting transactions in SAP to make sure SOD principles are followed up.

  • Responsibility for the control and preparation for Internal and External Audits, ensuring that any internal or external audit findings are logged and actioned in line with promised deadlines.

  • Monitor and review the balance sheet on a monthly basis in line with the deadlines.

  • Ensure that Finance departmental work instructions are written, communicated and stored in an accessible place and are updated regularly to reflect continuous improvements.


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:

  • Bachelor’s /Master’s degree in accounting/finance/economy or another business-related field or equivalent knowledge or experience/
  • Experienced in Financial Accounting, Management Control and Statutory Reporting.
  • Ability to influence, persuade and obtain commitment.
  • Excellent Communication skills – written, verbal and listening.
  • Self-motivated with drive, resilience and enthusiasm.
  • Good Organization, project management and decision making skills.
  • IT skills - Excel, PowerPoint and MS Word. SAP-User.
  • IFRS 9, 15, 16 good knowledge and practice.


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards here
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, annual bonus).



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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