Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

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Date: 18-May-2021

Location: Hornell, NY, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:102904 

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 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure all financial data are collected, processed & analysed in a timely manner. This includes the monthly accounting closings which consists of accruals estimation, account reconciliations, recharge of centralized costs to the operating sites of the region and analyzing and controlling the financial performance of the region, overhead costs analysis, tender costs reporting, IT costs controlling and analyzing gaps versus budget. Contribute to region business reviews.
  • Forecasting/budgeting of costs and associated analysis.
  • Propose actual and forecasting/budgeting financial processes & planning to the local FP&A leader, interacting with Regional or Site Finance Teams
  • Improve and streamline finance processes and planning
  • Maintain and enhance financial analytical reporting systems
  • Reporting contents: simplify and standardize various financial reports
  • Understand Financial Statements Actuals to prepare relevant analyses & reports at financial closing times
  • Identify possible cost out or margin improvements, detect trends & possible KPIs evolutions

 Background / Experience

  • Bachelor Science Degree required,  Accounting (preferred) or Finance
  • 5 to 10 years Finance experience required
  • Prior FP&A, or Project Controlling, experience is strongly preferred
  • Fluent in English

 Competencies & Skills 

  • Synthesis, turn complexity into simplicity
  • Controlling / FP&A / Reporting
  • Accounting knowledge & IFRS
  • Manage complex analytical subjects
  • Ability to manage several topics at the same time, execution speed
  • Good, and improving, knowledge of the Business and of Key Performance Indicators
  • Detect & Fix issues
  • Some IT Systems savviness: excel and power point required, SAP knowledge a plus
  • Propose Change and Innovation, Lead Initiatives
  • Demonstrate Teamwork, Honesty, Integrity, Courage
  • Resilience, ability to work under pressure and work with people at various levels of the company
  • Autonomous and results oriented.
  • Good interpersonal skills: ability to listen, accept & convince avoiding conflict.
  • Ability to Work in an International Environment.
  • Problem-solving and can-do attitude

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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