Project Controller - Analyst

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Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: Madrid, Spain

Company: Alstom




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.



Finance Project Controller/Analyst in Madrid, Spain.

Temporary position – 6 months


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.


  • 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 project.
  • 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 analysis.
  • 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 month end, 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 decisions.
  • Participate in the project Steering Committee, Risk analysis meetings and all decision-making concerning financial or contractual aspects of the project.



  • Finance or Accounting degree
  • Up to 2 years experience in project cost control, budgeting and forecasting or work package controlling
  • Interest for technical projects and products
  • Good business knowledge
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and SAP (PS and FI module mainly)
  • Ability to use integrated financial systems
  • High Level of English is a must, French is a plus
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Change management

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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