Project Controller

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Date: 8 Sep 2023

Location: Vasteras, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:418185 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Project Controller in Vasteras we’re looking for? 


Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your financial expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Head of Services and Components Control, and work alongside passionate, motivated and dedicated teammates.


You'll be the co-pilot to the Project Manager (PM) and the single point of contact for all financial topics related to the project. Together with the PM you will drive the project performance to ensure the achievement of the financial goals. This will include providing financial analyses for decision making and contributing to the risk & opportunity management. On project level, you will furthermore lead the budget & forecast processes and ensure that the accounting rules for long-term contracts are followed.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Transparency on the financial situation of the project to the Project Manager (PM) & Project Core Team (PCT).
  • Managing the monthly closing process for the project and ensure that project reporting is in line with accounting rules.
  • Leading the Budget and Forecast processes on project level and update project planning in the financial systems accordingly.
  • Managing the invoicing process, ensuring correct VAT treatment and following up on receivables.
  • Contributing to risk and opportunity management by challenging project inputs and recommending possible courses of action to mitigate risk or to achieve opportunities.
  • Controlling project cost, analyse variances and recommend possible courses of action to remedy


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in finance or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of work experience in Project Controlling or Business Controlling
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent knowledge in MS Excel.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in Swedish and English


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension).




You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



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