Finance Project Manager

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Date: 22-Jul-2022

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Company: Alstom

Req ID:322598 

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

Purpose of the job (explain in a few sentences the primary purpose of this position and its major objectives; it may help to fill out the key responsibilities first)

Pro-actively support the Lead Project Controller in the commercial and financial control of their projects so that Project Controllers can concentrate on influencing revenues & costs and supporting the Project Managers in steering their project.

Key responsibilities (describe key responsibilities in order of importance and specify the approximate amount of time, e.g. in % related to the typical business cycle)


Invoicing, dunning, cash and FX planning:

Ensure that all invoices are done accurately and on time for all kinds of payments.

• Check payment and tax terms and ensure that advance, milestone and final acceptance payments as well as supplier charge backs are invoiced and paid on time

• Check bi-weekly the overdue payments and distribute reminder list

• Create payment plan for new projects (Doc 4)

• Forecast weekly the expected cash-ins of all projects for the next couple of months

• Create monthly claim payment status report with invoiced, received and open amounts

• Support factoring demands

• Check the FX payment schedule and upload it into the FX Planner on time for quarterly closing



Bond administration:

Pro-actively initiate a bond reduction or bond return as soon as possible.

Check after issuance of all invoices for final acceptance if a corresponding advance payment bond exists and can be reduced/returned



Structure project financials:

Ensure that the local ERP project structures are accurate, created on time and in enough detail to allow Project Controller proper cost control.

• Create new project structure in local ERP system for new projects and inform functions

• Align, simplify or extend project structure according to Project Controller advice and on own proposition (e.g. closure of old manufacturing accounts)

• Transfer projects from running projects to delivered projects and close them



Book EAC’s:

Ensure on time adjustment of changes in plan calculation in order to deliver proper margin recognition in every month.

• Review monthly the costs for small projects and discuss EAC adjustments with PC

• Adjust timely EAC plan calculations according to PC-input (local ERP & G4)

• Provide monthly summary of EACs of all major projects



Do project-planning and analyze project-financials:

Help the lead project controller in analyzing financials (e.g. material per unit) or other analyses as well as support during budget:

• Draft and enter project- budget and -forecast into G4

• Analyze project-financials on a monthly basis

• Prepare monthly project reporting (e.g. PPRS, Division-internal reporting)

• Draft calculations for change/variation orders and price escalation formulas







Qualifications & Functional Knowledge


  • Relevant accounting / finance degree

Relevant experience required (i.e. directly linked to the requirements of the position/role)

  • 2-3 years experience in a similar type role
  • Experience in financial controlling and reporting

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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