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System One Services Senior Project Controller - Signalling in Toronto, Ontario

Senior Project Controller - SignallingToronto, Ontario



Category:Accounting & Finance

Job ID:151032

Date Posted:03/27/2020

Senior Project Controller - Signalling

For our Signalling Project in Toronto, we are looking for a Senior Project Controller.

Main objectives:

  • Be the Guardian of the Rules: ensure application of RAM (Alstom accounting handbook)/IFRS15 and internal control compliance.

  • Process efficiency: manage financials with specific attention to Cash collection.

  • Business Partner: communicate properly and support non finance stakeholders in their decision process


  • Organise the project reviews from start to the end of each contract

  • Ensure consistency with project teams (Planner, Sourcing, …)

  • Analyse the execution performance and propose action plans to improve contract margin and cash profile as well as corrective action plans to mitigate identified risks

  • Support the Project Manager and others project function as a finance partner

  • Prepare in conjunction with the project team, the project review content and the periodical project financial presentation

  • Understand the project documents and systems and actively manage financial implications arising from them.

  • Produce all financial project reporting as requested (forecast cash flow, revenue gross margin, …)

  • Ensure that all financial processes and internal controls, including DoA, are implemented, robust and compliant.

  • 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.

  • Ensure that Work package commitments (Quality, Costs, Delay: QCD) are properly backed-up/documented and monitored on a monthly basis

  • Manage the interfaces with other expert functions such as tax, treasury, insurance, contract management

  • Ensure total consistency of all internal and external claims in the project financials.

  • Ensure consistency of assessment of risk recognition and accounting for any risks and opportunities in the projects. Support correct risk recognition valuation and associated reporting.

  • Provide management with reliable financial data in order to assist in the decision-making.

  • Ad-hoc reporting on project including special investigations of issues arising

  • Be an active player of the Finance / Project teams in Canada.


  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in a Project Control and/or Manufacturing Control position;

  • Abilty to be autonomous in a challenging environment & multiple projects

  • Abilty to act as a Business Partner, supporting the operational team on a daily basis (Project Manager, Project team members);

  • Leadership, coordination of multiple Alstom stakeholders and foreign country Alstom sites;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • Team player;

Tools: Excel, PPT, SAP, ADEL.