Finance Project Manager

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Date: 07-Jan-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Company: Alstom


We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Purpose of the Job:

To ensure the economic and financial success of the project, following company procedures and ensuring the risks and opportunities are managed to meet or exceed the project financial targets.


  • 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, drive transparency of financials.
  • 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.
  • Identify and capitalize on cash opportunities
  • Identify, with Contract Management, change order opportunities and provide financial support for claims management.
  • Support external and internal financial and process audits
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Finance or Accounting preferred; MBA desirable
  • Expert Knowledge in MS Excel
  • Organized and detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Working knowledge of SAP desired
  • 2 - 5 years of experience in project or cost accounting desired
  • Strong written and oral communication skills



An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


ALSTOM endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.  
Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


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