Senior Project Controller

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May 30, 2024
Jun 18, 2024
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Full Time
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Req ID:454948

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


Alstom has established a strong presence in India. Currently, the company is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow. Phase 1 in the construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of high horse power locomotives at Madhepura in Bihar is complete while the depot at Saharanpur is also ready to commence production. Alstom Coimbatore, an component manufacturing site, plays a pivotal role in the delivery of above projects as well as projects delivered outside India.

JOB TITLE: Senior Project Controller

Based in Coimbatore (India)

Job Title

Job Title - Senior Project Controller (Site: Coimbatore [India]

Position in the Organisation

Organisational Reporting Site Controller

Role :- Individual Contributor + People Manager

Network & Links

Internal: Site Controllers, Head of Project Controllers, Lead unit Team, Project Managers, Procurement Managers, Supply Chain Manager, Manufactuing Line Managers, Treasury


Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Scope of job:
  • Do the risk assessment of all the projects and work with operation team on mitigation actions.
  • Drive with operation teams on savings opportunities to improve the Gross Margin of projects delivered from site.
  • Liase with Bids/Tender for any inputs on tenders.
  • Ensure the tax compliance and the tender tax assumptions are executed during project life cycle.
  • In coordination with Project Manager/Subsystem Manager, prepare periodic Project reviews with all relevant financial analysis.
  • Control and optimize Project results through close involvement with Project Manager
  • Review and analyze all balance sheet items linked to projects viz. WIP, Customs balance recoverable from customer, Inventory, etc.
  • Manage project hedging to limit exposure
  • Ensure accuracy of actuals and estimates to complete
  • Ensure cost components quality, cost, and delivery commitment is properly documented/backed up and monitored on monthly basis
  • Ensure the economic and financial management of the project, following all company procedures and ensuring risks and opportunities are managed to optimize the project financial targets


Timely preparation of the Financial Management of the Project, Accuracy of the information and Transparency in the communication following the Company procedures and ensuring the risks and opportunities are followed in order to meet the project targets.

Scope :- Apart from managing 2-3 critical projects as Project controller, will be responsible
  • to lead a team of Project Controllers.
  • Guide mentor the team in achieving their objectives.
  • Bring standardization, automation and continuous improvement in project reviews.
  • Lead project's QCD performance of the entire site.

Market and Business Understanding

Knowledge of activities at different Site /Project Site/Tendering Activities/Transverse Activities



Knowledge of Alstom


Knowledge of other functional areas within the organisation


Knowledge of the domestic environment


Knowledge of the international environment


Candidate Requirements

Educational Requirements

CA with minumum 8-10 years of post qualification experience


Working knowledge of SAP in FI and MM module

Experience in managing a team in past.

Experience in manufacturing MNC unit is desirable

Organized and detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy

Working experience of Hedging, Treasury operations is desirable

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.

Job Type:Experienced