Project Controller

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Date: 6 Jun 2024

Location: Vasteras, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:449260 

 

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.

 

 

Could you be the full-time Project Controller in Vasteras we’re looking for?

 

Your future role:

As a Project Controller you'll lead finances for projects in order to improve the project overall performance.

You will participate in overall Project Management process jointly with Project Manager. As a key member of the project, you will provide financial analysis, advice/guidance to support the project team in making the best business decisions for the project. You will be the main partner for the Financial Strategy success of the project, contributing in negotiation processes to secure project success. The Project Controller supports Project Manager in risks and opportunities process and sign-off contingencies/committed savings. The position is part of the Finance organization and covers the entire project lifecycle, i.e. acquisition, bidding, execution and warranty.

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Participate in overall Project Management process jointly with Project Manager.
  • Main partner for the Financial Strategy success of the project.
    • Optimize financial aspects on the project Org. Tax, Hedging, Financing
  • Business Partnering:
    • provide finance advise and tutoring to the project team.
    • set up technical expertise within the real and current concerns of the business to create value.
    • enrich integration within the organization (functional intermediation).
    • ensure compliance of finance rules in project review preparation and throughout project execution.
    • contribute on business agility and awareness.
  • 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.).
  • Challenge and approve Project Financials (cash, competitiveness) as per DoA.
  • Provide confirmation of Internal Transfer Pricing policies to procurement for the issuance of internal purchase orders.
  • Control the interflows of Internal purchased orders.
  • Ensure compliance with local regulations, especially for tax and statutory accounts purposes.
  • Liaise with other finance expert functions (e.g. Tax and Customs, Treasury and Financing, Internal Audit & Risk Management, Accounting and Finance efficiency, etc.).
  • Cooperate with other expert functions (e.g. legal, platforms, Operational Excellence, etc.).
  • Establish strategic network with external financial players involved in the project.
  • Contribute in negotiation processes to secure project success (customer and / or partner).

 

All about you:

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in finance or equivalent
  • Min 3-5 years of work experience in Project Controlling or Business Controlling
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent knowledge in MS Excel.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in Swedish and English

 

Things you’ll enjoy:

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our flexible working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension).

 

 

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.


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