Finance Project Manager (m/f/d) 1

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Date: 13-Nov-2022

Location: Hennigsdorf, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:321630 

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


To assure the economic and financial management of the project, following the applicable company procedures/rules and ensuring that risks and opportunities are followed in order to meet the project financial targets




  • Preparation of LPR/RPR & MPR documents by using GFORE /Adel (Alstom Project-Management-Tools) and ensure that the project finance situation as reported in FPR/RPR & MPR is accurate and sincere in respect with Alstom rules
  • Verification Contract Data Base
  • Preparation of Budget & Forecast of individual projects
  • Cash follow-up
  • Accounting milestones
  • Cost phasing
  • Preparation of Work Package Reviews
  • Verification of the month-end closing data
  • Timely and accurate Project Review (LPR/RPR) & Monthly PR
  • Plausibility, transparency and quality of data in various reports
  • Support to project managers on finance related issues
  • Meeting / compliance of financial results of the projects
  • Cost center and site controlling




  • Control the project results through close involvement with the Project Manager and ensure full use of the risk and opportunities management tool
  • Ensure customer invoicing is done as soon as possible and play an active role in achieving payment from customer in the due time
  • Specifically follow-up the implementation of cash improvement actions and promote the cash culture in the project
  • Respect the Alstom Transport Project processes/guidelines and tools
  • Challenge the CTC in order to maximize the project margin
  • Control of the project budget for plausibility and timely detection of crucial developments as well as information and implementation of actions with Work Package Owner & Controller
  • Participate in the Project Steering Committee, risk analysis meetings and all decision-making concerning financial or contractual aspects of the project
  • Review the Contract Database data from sites and ensure compliance with last review data
  • Ensure the necessary conditions for achievement of the Project’s financial targets
  • Be the economic and financial advisor to the Project Manager
  • Prepare, along with the PM, the periodic Project Reviews, including the Project Cost Monitoring and provide all the relevant financial analysis
  • Cost center and site controlling





  • Business economics study
  • Several years of professional experience
  • General technical understanding


Competencies and Skills


  • Knowledge of cost carrier accounting, general accounting, cost type, delivery- and payment-conditions
  • Numerical reasoning
  • SAP knowledge
  • MS-office, in particular EXCEL
  • Languages required English and German
  • Ability to work independently
  • Analytical thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Self-assured manner
  • Ability to cope with pressure
  • Team-oriented



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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