Account Payable

Date: 13-Jun-2019

Location: Madrid, Spain

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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Account Payable


Duration: Permanent.

Location: Madrid


Job Description

The overall mission  is to provide updated, clear, consistent and pertinent data about the financial position of the Group, Sectors or Units, both for external and internal use. 

The missions include some or all of the following tasks :

·         Be in constant and close contact with the Sectors and the other departments of the Finance function

·         Collect data in a timely manner, through ERP systems and ensure accuracy, reliability and relevance

·         Organise this data to build the cost of inventories and cost of sales

·         Produce and review the contract accounting, including cash

·         Produce and review the Financial statements (balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement)

·         Ensure compliance with the Alstom reporting and accounting principles, statutory and tax regulations

·         Applies procedures and escalates issues not following standard treatment/ consolidation rules

·         Has a good understanding of the context within his business activity and of accounting logic.

·         Must integrate data coming from several sources and carry out validating calculations and/or accounting schemes

·         Is capable of validating the accuracy of the content of documents 

·         Verifies calculations, checks or allocates codes, checks or obtains correct authorization

·         Follow up with internal/external contacts in order to obtain missing information




·        Understand and monitor financial information under IFRS for reporting and consolidation purpose: apply and implement the rules 

of the Reporting and Accounting Manual (RAM)

·        Understand the main concepts of internal control, as set out in the Internal Control Manual, be able to pilot a campaign as Process owner, FD or MD

·        Main objectives: organisation, tools, process of permanent improvement; delegation of authority; segregation of duties


Other Competences

·        SAP tecnician

·       Experience working with Digital Invoice Process would be a plus

·        Team worker

·        Availability and flexibility to adapt to the working needs

·       Knowledge of the common applications based on Windows and Microsoft Office

·       Knowledge of other process is a plus

·      High level of French is a must

·      High level of English is a must



Educational Requirements

• University Degree  ADE/Economy or FP accounting

 .SAP:High Level

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​

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