Financial Analyst
ALSTOM - United States

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Financial Analyst

Does
the idea of working for a progressive energy company and working with utility
companies to keep the lights on sound bright to you?

Then
energize your career as a Financial Analyst with ALSTOM Power!

Power

For over a century, Alstom has been
committed to improving standards of living through the provision of reliable
and affordable power based on high tech clean energy infrastructures and
solutions.

With Alstom Power, global
expertise and local presence combine with heritage and innovation to generate
power safely and cost-effectively.

Known
as a leading partner for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of new
power plants, we are also experts in retrofitting, modernizing and servicing
existing plants

ALSTOM has an opening for a Financial
Analyst in its Jupiter, FL location.

As Financial
Analyst you will

take
responsibility for his/her assigned projects in terms of financial reporting
and advice to project management from the tender phase through to project
completion.

The role involves close
interaction with project and business unit management, the unit finance
management, and other Alstom entities worldwide.

The Financial Analyst takes responsibility for his/her assigned
projects in terms of financial reporting and advice to project management from
the tender phase through to project completion.

The role involves close interaction with project and business unit management,
the unit finance management, and other Alstom entities worldwide.

Reports

To:
Controller, Execution Center and Field

Essential
Duties and Responsibilities

The
essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:

Control and have at all times
full knowledge of all financial movements within the project scope,
ensuring they are correctly and accurately reported. Reconcile the onshore
or offshore project results both within the project accounts and with
respect to balance sheet positions related to the project.

Support project management by
providing accurate forecasts to complete, as well as providing options to
reduce the overall cost base

Providing financial advice for

project management in areas such as:
Tax; Insurances; Hedging for FX risks; relevant financial and
internal control rules; establishment of on-shore project; etc.

Manage the billing and
collections process associated with assigned projects

Monitor project financial
milestones both internally and to the customer for on time invoicing and
revenue recognition

Prepare quarterly financial
project reviews for global business management; Request financial inputs
from supporting centers and consolidate global project financials;
Interact and communicate results with global project management team to
ensure a thorough and comprehensive project review is achieved, including
support of the local onshore units and full reporting of project claims
and opportunities

Support business finance function
in terms of reporting of Actual v Forecast performance (both PSM and
on-shore unit scope), real-time updates during the month, preparation of
monthly forecast details, and preparation of budget figures in conjunction
with project manager

Manage project in business
systems : accurate recording in SAP, issuance of invoices, reporting in
Alstom Corporate reporting tool (Teranga), maintain project in Project
Accounting Tool

Support offer/tender team to draw
up correct pricing/costing calculations, establishment of revenue and
invoicing milestones, handover from tendering to execution teams

Manage all bonds and other
guarantees associated to the projects

Ensure that all
project activities follow the implemented process and Delegation of
Authority

Must be able to travel
up to 20%

Contribute to process
improvement initiatives and special projects

Qualifications

Minimum
Requirements

Educational
Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in either Accounting or
Finance

Knowledge
/ Experience

At least 5 years experience of project accounting /
controlling

Experience with long term contract accounting

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work cooperatively across functions

Technical
skills / competencies

Commercial awareness, and proven ability to work
with sales / tender teams

Financial instrument knowledge (hedges, bonds, LD’s,
etc)

Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

SAP or ERP finance modules knowledge a plus

Fluency in written and spoken English a requirement

Spanish or other languages an advantage

Behavioral

skills / competencies:
Strong team player with a proactive attitude

Adaptable and reliable individual with a precise and
accurate working style

Strong communication skills

We
offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible
work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of
professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees
can continuously learn and gain professional growth through
education, exciting projects and career mobility. ALSTOM recognizes your
achievements and excellent performance through
various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs. Our
commitment is to you, the employee.

Come
work in an environment that is driven by integrity,
innovation and visionary thinking. Join ALSTOM today, revolutionize
the energy industry and energize your future!

About ALSTOM

With a
presence in over a hundred countries and a broad range of products and services
in the power generation, electrical grid and rail transport infrastructure markets,
Alstom is at the forefront of economic, social and environmental progress.

We design, produce and offer innovative
technologies and solutions to our customers which meet essential needs, are
increasingly efficient and ever more respectful of the world we live in. Our
93,000 employees rigorously apply the Alstom Code of Ethics and work closely
with our community of stakeholders to deliver solutions and services that bear
the label with Alstom.

The Group had
sales of €20.3 billion for the 2012/2013 fiscal year.

Alstom is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.

Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

Job

Finance

Primary Location

USA

Organization

Thermal Services | Thermal Services

Schedule

Full-time

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