FP&A Analyst

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Date: 19-Nov-2022

Location: Bangalore

Company: Alstom

Req ID:335763 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Job Title & Purpose

Job Title

Project Controller


Purpose of the Job

Manage all financial aspect of a project such as accounting, reporting, cost control, budget. Well integrated into project team and support all work package owners. Ensure compliance with FI’s and Alstom RAM


Position in the Organisation

Organisational Reporting

Reports Hierarchically to : Site Controller

Reports functionally to : Site or Project Managing Director


Network & Links

Internal: Finance community, Internal Auditors, Project Team, Bid / Tender team / Commercial Department

External: Statutory Auditors, Suppliers, Customers




  • To ensure accuracy of actuals and Estimate To Complete data at the Project level
  • To ensure the economic and financial management of the project, following company procedures and ensuring risks and opportunities are managed to optimize the project financial targets
  • Supports the Project Manager and the Project Team in the controlling/financial management of the project



  • Compliance with ALSTOM rules & processes
  •  Quality and accuracy of CPR/RPR financial data and Monthly Project reviews
  •  Meeting financial targets of the project
  • Project Gross and Net Margins accuracy
  • Project Cash
  •  Reporting is accurate and on time




Candidate Requirements

Educational Requirements

  • Finance or Accounting degree required


Technical Knowledge / Experience

  • Experience in project cost control, budgeting and forecasting or work package controlling
  • Interest for technical projects and products
  • Good business acumen
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and SAP (PS and FI module mainly)
  • Ability to use integrated financial systems

Core Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Finance knowledge

Behavioural Competencies

  • Good communication skills

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and drive efficiency in core Finance processes such as P&Ls, financial planning and performance reporting
  • Lead the thought process on annual budgeting, forecasting, cash drive and cost optimization initiatives
  • Spearhead development of tools and data infrastructure to measure the effectiveness of different KPIs for a range of audiences, mainly senior executives
  • Control of corporate functions Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Communications
  • Control of APAC HQ management unit
  • The Sr. FP&A Analyst will work closely with the following key teams:

  • Country and Site Finance teams across the APAC businesses in India, Australia, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam and Philippines
  • Group HQ Finance teams based out of Paris, France
  • Specialized Finance teams of Treasury, Accounting and Finance Transformation
  • Cross functional Region Leadership teams based out of Singapore and India
  • Strong team player


Qualifications & Skills:


We are looking for a top talent to be our next Sr. FP&A Analyst. Ideally, a successful candidate

  • comes from a top school with a Masters/ professional degree in Finance/ Accounting, preferably an MBA
  • has 5-7 years of Controlling experience in a large MNC from FMCG, Technology or engineering/ automotive/ aviation/ railway industry or in companies engaged in construction contracts/ long term service agreements
  • has a proven track record of fast paced growth and excellence in their professional and academic experience
  • can display a superior degree of cultural intelligence and work with peers from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • can deliver presentations to senior management and communicate effectively at all levels of the Organization
  • is a passionate problem solver and able to self-direct work in an unstructured environment




Post graduate or above in Finance

Language: English (mandatory)


Location - Bangalore



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English)
  • Ability to work independently and as per timelines
  • Ability to present consise analysis and solutions
  • Problem solving driven & appropriate urgency awareness skills
  • Team player
  • A result oriented individual able to handle the role with a strong ability to influence, guide and provide critical feedback




  • Working knowledge of budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes
  • SAP-FICO end-user Knowledge of SAP/related Finance tools
  • Working knowledge of BW/BI and consolidation system
  • Past experience in involvement in Internal/External Audits 
  • Desirable

  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Process management skills in other areas like Inter-company, AP
  • Experience in integration projects from operating unit to FSSC or BPO
  • Experience in automations, Yellow Belt, Green Belt projects 


    AIR VALUES (Agile, Inclusive & Responsible) BEHAVIOUR:

  • Capacity to continuously adapt to a changing environment by showing a pro-active and positive approach
  • Actively listen to people, encouraging feedback and sharing experiences
  • Make things simple
  • Focus on our goals and prioritize our actions
  • Be curious and have an appetite for learning
  • Work as a team and avoid silos
  • Ask questions instead of making assumptions
  • Show respect for others’ individuality and cultural identity
  • Keep our commitments towards internal and external stakeholders (employees, customers, passengers, society)
  • Comply with our code of ethics and support the use of the Alstom Alert Procedure
  • Learn from your mistakes and implement corrective actions

  • 5-7 years of Controlling experience in a large MNC from FMCG, Technology or engineering/ automotive/ aviation/ railway industry or in companies engaged in construction contracts/ long term service agreements
  • Language Skills: Proficient in English language



Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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