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Date: 16-Mar-2019

Location: Rochester, NY, US

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 today at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport, with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France and present in over 60 countries,  we employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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Provide proactive predictable financial management and reporting that enables the project team to capitalize on opportunities and mitigate risks in order to achieve or surpass project cash flow and gross margin performance goals.



  • Maintain the company’s revenue and cash forecast for the assigned project
  • Manage the controlling and financial reporting of assigned projects in accordance with internal control rules (billing, revenue recognition, estimation of costs to complete)
  • Ensure project accounting is in accordance with company guidelines; define milestone and liaise with accounting for revenue recognition
  • Prepare and lead periodical project reviews and the periodical project financial presentation with all relevant financial analysis
  • Coordinate with the project team to ensure consistent accounting (margin and revenue milestone recognition) and reporting across the project
  • Produce all financial project reporting as requested (forecast cash flow, revenue gross margin)
  • Control and have at all times full knowledge of all financial movements within the project scope, ensuring they are correctly and accurately reported
  • Ensure accuracy of actuals and cost to complete data of assigned projects
  • Anticipate and communicate, as soon as possible, any variance in estimate at completion or change in project revenue or cash forecast
  • Ensure that Work package commitments (Quality, Costs, Delay: QCD) are properly backed-up/documented and monitored on a monthly basis
  • Supports the project team in the controlling/financial management of their Work packages/Project Support the Work Package owner/project team in the financial management of his Work Packages and project
  • Support the WP owner in the WP review with the project
  • Validation/Definition of milestones in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) rules
  • Prepare and review periodic project review reports and work package reports
  • Provide all finance reporting for assigned projects
  • Is the interface with the Project Controlling Manager for all project financial issues


Education requirements

  • BS Degree in Business Administration; Accounting; Economics
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant project experience, including long and complex project control
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office, SAP (GSI)

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



Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make 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 (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line)


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