Work Package Controller

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Date: 23-Jan-2023

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:354864 

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

 

We are looking for Work Package Controller based in Montreal who will support FPM and the Project in our dynamic team. We deliver a Turnkey project to our customer REM with dedication to sustainable and smart mobility in the field of design, engineering, installation and test & commissioning. If you are keen to develop your career in global organization, this opportunity is ahead of you. We offer an international mobility opportunity for experienced talents.

 

What are my responsibilities?

 

Cash Flow, Cost and Revenue Margin Management

  • Assist the Lead Finance Project Manager to monitor and forecast cash flows arising from the project, setting control environment for the cash management to optimize cash flow
  • Prepare monthly analysis of actual cost incurred and compare with the Forecast and analyzing the Gaps
  • Assist the Lead Finance Project Manager/Project Managers in forecasting the correct cost incurring and more importantly the timing of cost incur
  • Co-ordinate with Supply Chain department regularly to monitor the cost progress
  • Monitor the extra Cost of the project which are subject to claim and have regular meetings with the Claims Department to follow up
  • Monitor & forecast revenue and gross margins arising from the project, setting control environment for the revenue and margin management
  • Contribute to the optimization of financial performance of the project
  • Provide transparency of financial elements consolidated in the project vs project completion forecasts
  • Ensure industrial and manufacturing risks are properly assessed and mitigation plans in place
  • Follow financial results of action plans for costs reduction 
  • Identify cost saving opportunities and prevent and alert of any deviance vs budget and forecasts
  • Reforecast cost to completion as appropriate and recon ciliate budget figures 
  • Follow up and control costs to completion 
  • Follow work in progress versus targets and Check costs against objectives
  • Validates data accuracy and cost valuations (hours, hourly rate, purchase costs, calculation, allocation of fixed or unabsorbed cost to projects 
  • Propose actions to reduce costs

 

Reporting and Coordination

  • Assist Lead Finance Project Manager to prepare monthly reporting and financial project reviews to top management and submissions to customer
  • Work closely with Lead Finance Project Manager, local accounting teams and central controlling teams
  • Act as an interface with Operations especially budget owners on follow up of cost evolution related to the project, cost reduction opportunities 
  • Alert of any cost drift and productivity deterioration

 

Financial Administration

  • Ensure that supply chain validation flow is strictly compliant with internal rules
  • Respect and apply projects processes and tools

 

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • a Degree holder either in finance or accounting with financial qualification
  • 3 years of experience in project accounting
  • Working experience in SAP is a plus
  • Ability to interpret business related data 
  • Well-developed communication skills and good presentation skills 
  • Affinity to finance and numbers and good knowledge in MS Excel  
  • Good analytical as well as problem-solving skills 
  • A good team player, with good interpersonal and communication skills

 

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?  

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. 

 

 

 

 

Job Type:​Experienced​


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