Alstom Site Controller in Stockholm, Sweden

Date: 28-Mar-2018

Location: Stockholm, SE

Company: 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. For more information, please visit:

We are looking for a Site Controller in ALSTOM Sweden

ALSTOM is one of the world's largest rail operators, but our most important asset is our qualified employees. With us, you will have the opportunity to set yourself in a fast-growing industry where your work will make a difference! Your daily life will be varied with a work that is strongly project-emphasized. To be successful in our projects, we will offer you an environment that is characterized by close dialogues between employees at all levels in order to best put up work in the short and long term. You will also get the opportunity to work and grow in a global company that exists in over 60 countries.

To the company in Sweden we are now recruiting a Site Controller. The Site Controller is responsible for the financial reporting of the Swedish ALSTOM sites and depots and is a key player of the Swedish Management Team with direct report to the Nordic Finance Director and dotted line to the Sweden Managing Director.

As the Site Controller you will:

  • Bring to the Site and Country Management a regular true and fair view of Sites activity (monthly/yearly closing, budgets and forecasts, project execution), ensuring compliance with local accounting & tax regulations (statutory), Group accounting standards and Internal Control rules & principles.

  • Support the Site Managing Director, Head of departments and Tender & Project Management for financial matters and performance monitoring of the site.

  • Support, implement and monitor the Product Lines objectives as well as the Country objectives in the sites.

  • Deploy all financial means and all Sector tools & methodologies to ensure that the upstream part of the Product cycle (Product Development, Tendering, Reference Libraries Controlling etc.), as well as industrial/business efficiency and performance targets are properly followed at site level.

  • Manage the financial population of the site without any exception.

  • Promote and contribute to identify any cost effective action

  • Ensure the respect and application of ALSTOM rules and promote any productivity actions within the site (the locations and projects) in order to maximize the profitability through a good and cost effective execution of the contracts and of the site operations (quality, cost efficiency and planning delivery), to protect the value of the shareholder’s assets and maximize the cash flow of the site.


  • Provide financial information to site management team, areas and operations

  • Be the financial partner to the Swedish Managing Director and the local management team advising, supporting, alerting and challenging the Unit around critical issues which might impact the Units performance

  • Ensure that the management of the company’s assets & liabilities are monitored and controlled effectively (including suppliers, payroll, bank accounts etc.)

  • Ensure that the function is resourced adequately, in terms of numbers and skills, to manage performance and development of subordinates, and to provide effective mentoring and coaching to direct reports in order to achieve function objectives

  • Organize and coordinate at Unit level the financial cycle and produce results, forecasts, budgets and 3 year plan

  • Provide necessary inputs during the tender process

  • Prepare CAPEX authorization files

Your profile

  • University degree/diploma

  • Business School (MBA or equivalent)

  • Minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience as Chief Accountant or Finance Manager for a multinational company

  • Fluency in English

  • Knowledge of accounting procedures in large manufacturing and engineering organizations

  • Knowledge of Project Accounting

  • If you have an auditing background it would be an advantage

  • Proven leadership experience

To thrive in the role of Site Controller Sweden at ALSTOM you enjoy working in a busy environment, can demonstrate a track record of accountability and on-time delivery and have a sense of urgency. You must also enjoy working for an international company with a complex organization.

As a person you are confident in yourself and your leadership. You have strong communication skills, are analytical, systematic and responsible. You have a proactive and flexible attitude and can act as a team leader as well as a team player.

Alstom strives for diversity in which our employees background, experience, knowledge and personalities enrich the business.

Are you the right person for this job and would you like to contribute in the development of an exciting environment? Then we invite you to apply for this position via (Job ID: 35277) latest until May31st 2018. The applications are reviewed continuously. Please note that the position can be filled before the application deadline and that only applications received via our website will be taken into account.

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Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment, that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users. As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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