Project Controller

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Date: 02-Oct-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:131022 

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Project Controller


About Alstom in India

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






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  • Support the controlling and financial reporting of projects in accordance with set guidelines
  • Analyse the execution performance and propose action plans to improve contract margin and cash profile as well as corrective action plans to mitigate identified risks
  • Support all ad-hoc analysis as required



  • Obtain all financial and accounting data related to assigned contracts 
  • Check the accuracy of the data accounted for on the project (customer invoices, supplier’s invoices, timesheets, travel expenses...) and data reported
  • Analyse cost and sales movements monthly, compare with forecasts.
  • Present financial data in a transparent way.
  • Prepare estimate at completion  
  • Preparation and submission of milestone invoices
  • Follow up on receivables.
  • Ensure reconciliation  between approved project financial data and books
  • Submission of weekly project updates
  • Submission of milestone based sales and cash projections
  • Monitor & manage  Guarantees & Bonds relating to the project
  • Review and highlight indirect tax related impact on the projects
  • Report and monitor hedging requirements specific to projects
  • Update Project Management Tool for financial KPIs
  • Liaise with counterparty in respect of sales and cash for internal projects

Qualifications & Skills:





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





  • Exposure in similar roles in an EPC industry 
  • Working knowledge of budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes
  • Project accounting in an ERP environment
  • Working knowledge of BW/BI and consolidation system
  • Knowledge of IFRS



  • SAP-FICO end-user Knowledge of SAP/Project controlling tool


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 years of project accounting in an EPC industry environment
  • 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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