Project Accountant

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Date: 2 Feb 2024

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signaling, and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

Could you be the full-time Project Accountant in Los Angeles we’re looking for?


Your future role
Take on a new challenge and apply your financial project management or operational finance/accounting expertise in a new cutting-edge field.

As our new Project Accountant, you'll drive the financial strategy and integrity of high-criticality projects. You’ll specifically take care of optimizing the financial aspects of the project, providing financial analysis and guidance, but also ensuring compliance and communicating effectively with stakeholders.


We’ll look to you for:  

  • Leading finances for projects to improve overall performance  
  • Collaborating with project teams to provide finance advice and tutoring  
  • Raising "Early Warnings" to management  
  • Challenging and approving project financials as per DoA  
  • Ensuring compliance with local regulations, especially for tax and statutory accounts purposes  
  • Communicating with stakeholders to provide reliable financial analysis


All about you  
We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:  

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in financial project management or operational finance/accounting  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, or similar; or an equivalent combination of education and experience  
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English, with additional languages being a plus  
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and familiarity with SAP


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. 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Accounting, Project Manager, SAP, ERP, Finance, Technology

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