Benelux Controller

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Date: 10-Jun-2022

Location: Charleroi, WHT, Belgium

Company: Alstom

Req ID:187869 

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.  



The Cluster Benelux Finance and Rolling Stock (RS) Controller acts as a business partner for the Benelux Management Team by providing them with quality financial data and analysis in order to improve business performance. He is the main point of contact for the business on controlling matters.



The job holder reports directly to the Finance Director Benelux





  • Benelux Management Team
  • Finance community: Cluster Finance, Europe Finance, Central Finance; strong interaction with Senior FPMs of RS-projects
  • Project Managers and notably PM on RS-projects
  • Customer Directors
  • Internal Auditors
  • Cluster Budget Owners



  • Statutory Auditors



Key accountabilities:

  • Provide Cluster Benelux management team with sound & timely financial information as well as transparent risks & opportunities analysis
  • Works closely with the Financer Director Cluster Benelux and is a key member of the Benelux Finance Mgmt teamadvising, supporting, alerting and challenging Cluster Benelux site and PL controllers as well as the senior FPMs of the Rolling Stock projects around critical issues to the Clusterperformance
  • Prepares the consolidated Operational Plan (3-year plan), Budget and Forecast as well as the Monthly Reporting (inclusive Cluster Business Reviews).
  • Proposes appropriate set of KPIs to help Cluster monitor business and promote action plans across sites to improve Cluster performance
  • Interacts closely with the Europe Finance team concerning business controlling matters of the Cluster. 


Performance measurements:

  • Forecasting accuracy above 95%
  • Achievement of budget targets





  • Engineer/Business/Unverisity Degree



  • Minimum 5 to 10 years of relevant finance experience



  • Is able to anticipate and coordinate changes in the Organisation from a controlling perspective.
  • Manage the complex controlling subjects.
  • Balance Short-term and Long-term Views/ Ability to manage several topics at the same time, quick in execution.
  • Good knowledge of Business and Financial Indicators.
  • Use own experience and improve constantly knowledge in consolidation.
  • Propose Change and Innovation, Lead Initiatives.
  • Demonstrate Teamwork, Honesty, Integrity, Courage and Conviction.
  • Resilience, ability to work under pressure and exposure N+1, N+2 or other Finance Managers.
  • Autonomous (but not Independent) and Drive for Results.
  • Very good Communication Skills needed with team and with many actors in the organization.
  • Manage Conflicts of Ideas.
  • Ability to Work in an International Environment.
  • Being Fluent in English is a must and (very) good command in French is strongly desired.




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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