Project Controller

Date: 14-May-2019

Location: Naperville, IL, United States

Company: Alstom

As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €8.1 billion and booked €12.1 billion of orders in the 2018/19 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 36,300 people.

 

Purpose of the Job

To assure the economic and financial management of the project, following company procedures and ensuring the risks and opportunities are followed in order to meet the project financial targets.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • In coordination with Project Manager, prepare periodic Project reviews with all relevant financial analysis.
  • Control and optimize Project results through close involvement with Project Manager.
  • Challenge the estimate to complete in order to maximize the Project margin.
  • Assure Customer invoicing is completed as soon as possible and play an active role in securing payment from Customer in due time.
  • Review and analyze all balance sheet items linked to projects.
  • Manage project bond requirements and hedging to limit exposure.
  •  Provide all Project finance reporting.
  • Participate in Project Management team meetings, risk sessions, and all decision-making concerning Project financial or contractual aspects.
  • Ensure accuracy of actuals and estimates to complete.
  • Ensure cost components quality, cost, and delivery commitment is properly documented/backed up and monitored on monthly basis.
  • Ensure the economic and financial management of the project, following all company procedures and ensuring risks and opportunities are managed to optimize the project financial targets.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accouting required

• Expert Knowledge in MS Excel
• Organized and detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy
• Working knowledge of SAP desired
• 5 or more years of experience in project or cost accounting desired
• Must be authorized to work in US without further sponsorship 

 

Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

 

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at careers.us@alstom.com (please use“Accommodation Request” as the subject line).  


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