Group Accounting Standards Analyst

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Date: 4 Feb 2024

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:438416 


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, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



The Group Accounting Standards Analyst participates to the definition and production of Alstom’s group accounting policies by following the evolution of the IFRS standards, implementing the new IFRS standards to the Alstom world as well as providing support and solutions to the business on all subjects relating to Accounting policies.

You’ll be the key contact of the Group external auditors.

Main activities are :

  • As the Guardian of the rules:
    • Develop your accounting expertise on IFRS standards, Follow up the evolution of the accounting standards (IFRS & French) and anticipate their impacts for Alstom, Prepare and support the deployment of new accounting standards in the Alstom’s group
    • Contribute to the “Reporting and Accounting Manual (RAM)” updates, the Alstom accounting book defining the accounting policies
  • As the Support of the business
    • Provide technical accounting guidance and respond to accounting consultations from other Alstom departments
    • Provide technical support to the Consolidation department in (i) the preparation of position papers on specific accounting subjects: Annual Group valuation for impairment test of Goodwill, Statutory individual valuation for impairment test of shares and transfers, Share-based payments, Earning Per Share, Leases contracts, Forex… and (ii) in the Production of Financial Disclosures (in particular for new standards, technical notes, and specific transactions or accounting subjects…)
    • Provide support to other HQ departments and to Regions/Countries for accounting complex topics or non-routine transactions: control and consolidation assessment as well as JVs and partnerships, Merger & Acquisitions accounting, Financing (various Financing schemes including factoring), IFRS15 topics at tender phase, …
    • Provide guidance and support to the Consolidation department on the ESG Reporting
  • As the Finance Community Developper
    • Contribute to and deliver the internal IFRS trainings in support to Alstom Finance Academy
    • Support community networks on accounting topics

You are Graduated from Accounting, finance, economics, business administration or equivalent combination of training with a strong expertise knowledge on IFRS and French accounting standards

You are fluent in English and French (Verbal and written)

You have 5 to 8 years’ audit experience in an international audit firm or consolidation and accounting standards experience in an international company, ideally with an experience in listed companies

Competencies & Skills

  • Communication skills (in English) to deliver presentation to company’s executives, position papers to the external auditors, trainings to the Alstom’s Finance community
  • Proactive and can work autonomously, while managing priorities.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships across multiple sites, corporate functions and with external third parties.
  • Solution-oriented analyst who knows how to influence multiple projects while guiding and providing critical feedback to colleagues.
  • Quick in execution while being open to dialogue and listening.



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 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

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