Project Controller (Young Talent)

Date: 17-May-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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Job Title
Project Controller

Duration: Permanent position

Location: Madrid

Purpose of the Job
Manage all financial aspect of a project such as accounting, reporting, cost control, budget. Well integrated
into project team and support all work package owners. Ensure compliance with FI’s and Alstom RAM

Organisational Reporting
Reports Hierarchically to : Site Controller
Reports functionally to : Site or Project Managing Director

 To ensure accuracy of actuals and Estimate To Complete data at the Project level
 To ensure the economic and financial management of the project, following company procedures and
ensuring risks and opportunities are managed to optimize the project financial targets
 Supports the Project Manager and the Project Team in the controlling/financial management of the


 Be the economic and financial advisor to the Project Manager
 Prepare, along with the Project Manager, the periodic Project Reviews with all the relevant financial
 Control and optimize the project results through close involvement with the Project Manager and WP
Owners/Project Sub-system Managers
 Challenge the Estimate to Complete in order to maximise the Project Margin
 Ensure customer invoicing is done as soon as possible and play an active role in getting payment from
customer in the due time.
 Manage cash and follow-up the implementation of cash improvement actions on the project Promote
cash culture in the project
 Manage project bonds and hedging to limit exposure
 Provide all Project financial reporting (orders, forecasts, weekly cash,…) to Unit accounting for monthend,
forecast, budget process and to Sector as requested.
 Review and analyse all B/S items linked to the project (s)
 Handle claims administration (documentation, reports, …)
 Review the contract database data for all participating units and its compliance with last CPR/RPR’s
 Participate in the project Steering Committee, Risk analysis meetings and all decision-making
concerning financial or contractual aspects of the project.

Educational Requirements
 Finance or Accounting degree + Master required
Technical Knowledge / Experience
 Up to 3 years experience in project cost control, budgeting and forecasting or work package controlling
 Interest for technical projects and products
 Good business acumen
 Good working knowledge of Excel and SAP (PS and FI module mainly)
 Ability to use integrated financial systems

Behavioural Competencies
 Good communication skills
 Strong team player

     Excellent analytical skills 

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

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