Operations Lead- Record to Report

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Date: 26-Nov-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:187867 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  




Alstom has established a strong presence in India. Currently, the company is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Phase 1 in the construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of 12000HP locomotives is also complete at Madhepura, Bihar while the depot at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh is ready to commence operation. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 3600 people and in line with Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world. www.alstom.com/ India


  • This position will report to Operations Manager, Record to Report



  • Region: Head GFC, India, Regional Finance Directors & Finance Controllers
  • HQ Central functions: Finance & Accounts team




This role will be handling Record to Report Operations for specific country/countries under the scope of the GFC. The position will be based out of Bangalore.





  • Manage all aspects f Record To Report Operations of specific country/countries in the most efficient and cost effective way
  • Meet / Exceed the SLA and quality standards in the operations
  • Actively contribute in development, integration and transfer of the processes and teams from the different Regions to GFC
  • Actively contribute towards standardization of the Record To Report processes in the country/countries
  • Apply internal procedures & rules in line with the corporate & local statutory policies
  • Ensure the delivery f reliable and timely information to the units
  • Constantly Benchmark the operations with other country/countries within the Shared Services to improve performance
  • Identify levers and implement actins to enhance efficiency in all GL related operational areas of the region
  • Ability t understand group level accounting policies and apply them in the day to day operations
  • Manage and deliver group / statutory audit requirements for GFC to ensure timely closure at group level



  • Create, Retain and Develop a strong team with the necessary skills and expertise to ensure a high quality of service
  • Effective Performance Management by
    • Setting right objectives in a timely manner
    • Giving timely feedback
    • Assess competencies, identify and execute development needs
  • Maintain high level f motivation within the team



  • Maintain strong governance with country/countries served by the Shared Services
  • Build and maintain healthy rapport and trust with all up-stream and down-stream stake-holders to the Record To Report process
  • Maintain and improve customer delight by working closely with key internal customers
  • Actively contribute towards strategic initiatives and special projects when assigned or required


Qualifications & Skills




  • CA with 5+ years of experience in General Ledger accounting



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English)
  • Leadership qualities & ability to accompany the change
  • 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





  • Process management skills, predominantly in Record To Report (mandatory)
  • SAP based ERP experience desirable and strong end-user Knowledge of SAP/related Finance tools (mandatory)
  • Past experience in involvement in Internal/External Audits (mandatory)
  • Knowledge of Indian GAAP


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




  • 5+ years of experience preferably in a General accounting environment in a Multinational Company with a minimum of 3 years as a Subject Matter Expert / Process lead of a General Ledger operation in a captive Finance shared service or BPO.
  • Language Skills: Proficient in English language

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



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