Project Controller

Date: 11-Jun-2019

Location: Bologna, 45, Italy

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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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.

Position in the Organisation

Organisational Reporting
Reports Hierarchically to : Senior Project Controller

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

· Be the economic and financial advisor to the Project Manager
· Prepare, along with the Project Manager, the periodic Project Reviews with all the relevant financial analysis
· Control and optimize the project results through close involvement with the Project Manager and WP Owners/Project Sub-system Managers
· Challenge the Estimate to Complete in order to maximize the Project Margin
· Ensure customer invoicing is done as soon as possible and play an active role in getting payment from customer in the due time.
· Manage cash and follow-up the implementation of cash improvement actions on the project

·Promote cash culture in the project

· Manage project bonds and hedging to limit exposure
· Provide all Project financial reporting (orders, forecasts, weekly cash,…) to Unit accounting for month end, forecast, budget process and to Sector as requested.
· Handle claims administration (documentation, reports, …)
· Review the contract database for all participating units and its compliance with last CPR/RPR’s decisions

Candidate Requirements

Educational Requirements
· Finance or Accounting degree required

Technical Knowledge / Experience
· at least 5 years of experience in project cost control, budgeting and forecasting or work package controlling
· Interest for technical projects and products
· Good business acumen
·  Excellent  working knowledge of Excel and SAP (PS and FI module mainly)
· Excellent knowledge of English
Behavioural Competencies
· Good communication skills
· Strong team player

·Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Accounting, ERP, SAP, Database, Finance, Technology

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