Date: 15 juil. 2019

Lieu: St Ouen, France

Entreprise: 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 at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.

Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide.

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Accounting Expert

Job Code:   FI-AC-00


Purpose of the job:

The overall mission of the Standards Department is to ensure the correct application of IFRS standards throughout the organisation, and the adaptation of the Alstom group’s accounting rules to the evolutions of IFRS standards. It ensures as well that IFRS rules are well understood by the business.

The mission of the Accounting Expert is to support the Accounting Group's structure by the analysis of main evolution of IFRS, to identify the corresponding changes of the Alstom rules (Reporting and Accounting Manual), to provide relevant analysis describing the impacts on main KPIs and other significant accounts, and to contribute to the production of training material to adapt the Finance organization to these changes.


Other reporting to:                   


Direct reports:



Network & Links   


  • External Auditors
  • Accounting Experts networking




  • All IFRS standards related activities
  • Issuance of technical memos on practical applications of standards in Alstom (notably related to JVs partnerships structure, control and consolidation assessment, factoring/financing accounting analysis, PPA implementation….)
  • Analysis of new standards and support to deployment in Alstom (ex. IFRS15, IFRS9 , IFRS16)
  • Contribution on financial consolidated Notes (accounting policies, JVs & Associates, IFRS2, Notes presentation …)
  • Contribution to the preparation of AMF questionnaires upon request
  • Trainings: contribution for production of training material (blueprint) according to IFRS and Alstom rules changes and trainer on IFRS modules
  • Contribution to Reporting and Accounting Manual (RAM) update
  • Provide analysis on specific Financing Accounting schemes at tender and / or Project execution stage
  • Support, upon request, on HY & YE closing (auditors, closing positions, JVs, factoring…)
  • Support specific M&A projects


Educational Requirements 


Business school (or equivalent) +5



  • Minimum 3-5 years’ audit experience or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an international company
  • Preferably a solid experience in Long term contracts business    
  • Foreign language: English is mandatory, additional language is a plus

Technical Skills / Competencies :


  • Apply ALSTOM Disciplines and Processes
  • Promote ALSTOM’s Best Interests
  • Work and promote ALSTOM’s values Team Trust and Action


  • Use Reasoned Judgement              
  • Balance Short-term and Long-term Views

Professionalism and Complexity

  • Use Business Indicators
  • Use Technical, Industry Experience and professional networking
  • Use own experience and improve constantly knowledge in accounting
  • Ability to manage several topics at the same time
  • Ability to use Accounting, Reporting and Consolidation tools as well as Finance BO


  • Create Enthusiasm        
  • Demonstrate Teamwork
  • Drive for Results, Business orientated within the frame of accounting rules

Personal Maturity

  • Demonstrate Honesty and Integrity             
  • Demonstrate Courage and Conviction
  • With an Analytical mind
  • Resilience, Flexible, ability to work under pressure and exposure N+1, N+2 or other Finance Managers
  • Autonomous (but not Independent)              
  • Search to Learn continuously, particularly regarding Group Activities and Accounting applications of IFRS            

Interpersonal Relationships

  • Open to Dialogue and Listening
  • Very good Communication Skills needed to face many actors in the organisation
  • Demonstrate Transparency and Reliability  
  • Manage Conflicts of Ideas             
  • Act as a Team Player
  • Ability to Work in an International Environment

Nous croyons qu'avoir un effectif diversifié et inclusif est un levier pour gérer une entreprise durable et prospère. Nous nous engageons à créer un environnement intégrateur où tous nos employés sont encouragés à atteindre leur plein potentiel, où les différences individuelles sont valorisées et respectées.


Job Type:​Expérimenté

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