Senior Finance Project Manager (H/F)

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Date: 31-May-2021

Location: Valenciennes Petite-Forêt, 59, France

Company: Alstom

Envie de relever les défis de la mobilité du futur et de la digitalisation des transports ?

Nous vous attendons, hommes et femmes de talent du monde entier, pour accompagner nos équipes dans la conception des modes de transport durable !

En tant que Contrôleur de Gestion Projet, vous assurerez la gestion économique et financière d’un ou plusieurs projets à dimension internationale.

Vous serez garant de la fiabilité des chiffres et analyses fournis au Comité de Direction Projet et au Groupe. Vous veillerez au respect des procédures et bonnes pratiques du Groupe.

Vous serez amené à conduire des projets Finance transverses.

                               Senior Project Manager Finance (M/F)

 

You want to boost your career in Finance & participate to solving real-world mobility challenges?

Join our Alstom Finance Team!

 

Location: Valenciennes

What are my responsibilities?

Reporting hierarchically to the Head of Finance Project Managers, & functionally to the Project Manager

You will be a part of a project team interacting with the core project team, Project Quality & Sub-System Manager, Chief Engineer, Chief Operations, Project Contract Manager, Project Planning Manager

Finance expert functions: e.g. Tax and Customs, Treasury and Financing, Internal Audit & Risk Management

Expert functions (e.g. legal, platforms, Operational Excellence,  

The position is open to international experience within the group after a period of experience in Valenciennes.

Main Key accountabilities:

  • Participate in overall Project Management process jointly with Project Manager.
  • Be a Business Partner
  • Supervision, analysis and support for overall finance topics of the project.
  • Control the financial performance of the project and propose action plans to improve contract margin and cash profile as well as corrective action plans to mitigate identified risks.
  • Raised "Early Warnings" when necessary to increase management attention.
  • Add insight and accuracy to project financial information (Improve accuracy on forecasts, revenue, cash, cost, etc.).
  • Control the interflows of Internal purchased orders.
  • Liaise with other finance expert functions (e.g. Tax and Customs, Treasury and Financing, Internal Audit & Risk Management, Accounting and Finance efficiency, etc.).
  • Establish strategic network with external financial players involved in the project.
  • Contribute in negotiation processes to secure project success (customer and / or partner).
  • Support PM in risks and opportunities process and sign-off contingencies/committed savings.
  • Partner with PM and CM in Contract & Claim Management (focus on finance topics & risks profile).

 

Main activities:

  • Prepare jointly with the project team, the project reviews content and reassess each semester the profitability.
  • Explain, justify and keep record in detail of the estimates.
  • FPM is permanently focused on adding value through:
    • Interpreting and implementing the global financial strategy set at tender stage.
    • Participating and influencing negotiations (Price review, financial T&C, VO´s, Claims, etc.).
    • Challenging financial information throughout project process (consistent “Early Warning” for financial impacts of projects operational performances and risk mitigation).
    • Monitoring compliance with all governance and reporting rules & regulations in project.
    • Corroborating the permanent compliance of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
    • Understanding the forex and firming strategy considered at tender stage, and ensuring it is implemented at CPR0 and alert management in case of any deviation.
    • Understanding the Project Organization (PxO) focused on Financial Flows.
    • Understanding the contractual terms and conditions and advising about all financial matters in contract, focusing on guiding on competitiveness improvement.
    • Supporting Claim Management (jointly with Project Manager & and Contract Manager), focus on finance topics, risks profile (support amendments wording).
    • Managing and analyzing costs, revenue and profitability.
    • Preparing timely forecasts for sales, costs, margin and cash.

 

What do I need to qualify for this job?

Minimum qualifications

Mandatory:

Master’s in Business school, engineering school or university equiv.

  • +5/+10 years’ experience in Finance
  • An auditing and/or project operational background would be an advantage
  • Solid organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • Team working
  • Excellent knowledge in MS Excel, knowledge of SAP
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Experience in a multinational company

Desirable:

MBA, Master’s in finance

  • Previous experience in railway company in equivalent position
  • Previous experience in industrial projects in equivalent position
  • Previous experience abroad

 

Competencies & Skills

  • Leadership
  • Autonomous
  • Strategic Thinking and Self-Mastery
  • Synthesis and analytical mind
  • Demonstrated ability to partner well and influence others
  • Entrepreneur and proactive
  • Good relations and strong communication skills
  • Resilience
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment
  •  Taste for new technology
     

A propos de nous

Vous souhaitez vous investir dans une entreprise à la pointe des dernières solutions du secteur ferroviaire ? L’agilité, l’inclusivité et la responsabilité sont des valeurs que vous partagez ? N’attendez plus pour rejoindre nos 36300 collaborateurs !

Alstom place l’innovation au cœur de son modèle pour proposer des solutions de transport toujours plus propres grâce à ses systèmes intelligents. En nous rejoignant, en plus de relever les défis de la mobilité du futur, vous intégrerez une entreprise engagée dans la diversité, l’entreprenariat, la responsabilité sociale et l’éthique. Grâce à notre implantation dans plus de 60 pays au travers de nos 105 sites, ce sont de multiples opportunités qui s’offriront à vous, en France comme à l’international !

Ensemble, nous contribuerons au développement de la mobilité durable dans le monde.

Pour plus d'informations, rendez-vous sur notre site : http://www.alstom.com/

 

Pourquoi Alstom Valenciennes ?

  • Site intégrateur responsable du développement d’un train complet,
  • Centre de compétence engineering au sein d’Alstom,
  • Charge assurée sur le site à long terme,
  • Possibilités de carrières multiples sur le site et dans le groupe.
  • Multiplicité des produits et des opportunités sur le site (métro, tram train, trains 2 niveaux, …),
  • Site au cœur du pôle ferroviaire européen (Agence ferroviaire Européenne, Certifer, Centre d’Essais ferroviaire, etc.)
  • Région dynamique (30 min de Lille, 1h de Bruxelles, 1h30 de Paris, 1h30 de Londres)


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