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Job Description:

The South Africa Cluster Financial Director is responsible for all financial activities within South Africa He/she manages the relationship with the Joint Ventures through which ALSTOM operates in the country and is the key finance point of contact for the operations & commercial teams of South Africa


Organisation structure


Reports directly to

MEA Finance VP

Other reporting to

South Africa Cluster MD

Network & Links


Region finance team
All Group Finance community in Regions, Country and sites, Product lines and Support Finance functions (FP&A Communication and Reporting center, HQ & functions controlling, Cash & R&D controlling, Tax, Treasury & Financing)


Strong Relationship with Auditors
Interface with Shareholders
Meet with Customers &/Or Partners
Build relations with Banks


Key accountabilities

Assists and advises the Cluster MD for all financial matters relative to the country and monitor the Country objectives through performance monitoring Ensures that all operational managers in the country get the adequate support from the finance organization

Management Directly manages the finance population in his perimeter

Support to Business & act as Business Partner Tender Cntrolling Follow project controlling from tendering to cash collection, including support, challenge and validation Meetings - Presents the Regins results to the Region SVP, Region Management Committee, the CFO and Executive Committee
Financing & Treasury - Drives the prcess in his perimeter Ensures cash optimisation and project financing
M&A - Supprts Group M&A activities in his perimieter
Strategy - Financial partner in charge f co-establishing the strategy in his perimeter

Controlling Role Manage Cntrolling in a complex industrial environment, especially on tenders and risks on long term contract
Reprting Ensure reporting compliance to group guidelines
Prject Controlling - Challenges projects financial data in order to help Cluster Management to keep projects under control, optimize profit and cash
Industrial/OH Cntrolling - Drives optimisation actions in order to achieve competitiveness target
Restructuring - Is part f the decision-making process jointly with Operations and Sector Controlling
Budget / CL / Rlling forecasts Challenge country/sites in order to propose a consolidated financial situation in line with management expectations

Manage Treasury at Country level Includes cash pooling, hedging, bonding and project funding
Compliance Role Accunting ensure all Group legal entities operating in the Cluster are included and reported in Group accounts perimeter; align all units in the country on accounting standards applicable within the Group; check that reported information reconcile with local statutory account

Clsing - Supervises closing process at Cluster level Drive the management cycle and ensure prper reporting compliance
Taxes - Manage Tax at cuntry level Includes transfer pricing, VAT, indirect tax, customs, project tax architecture
Internal Cntrol - Ensures the countries compliance Ensure that the units establish a sound internal system of controlling so that the activities results are detected, performances monitored and reported free from bias, transparently

Effiency Role Prcesses & Core-model - Optimizes processes, drives the changes towards group core model
Tols/ORGA improvement - Ensures the effective promotion of Group Tools and Methodologies

Performance measurements

Meet targeted KPIs of the perimeter (orders, sales, IO, cash)
No External audit adjustments
No E&C issue


Educational Requirements


Management School / MBA or equivalent
Foreign language English (mandatory)
Additional language a plus



More than 5 years experience in Finance Management
Industrial expertise
To have exercised the key positions on Finance as Site Controller and/or Project controller
Management of a team a plus

Competencies & Skills

Technical Skills Wide-reaching Finance technical background from accounting, to Project controlling & site controlling
Understanding f Financing & some expert skills is a plus as Hegdging, IFRS 15

Soft Skills Stakeholder management
Lead Initiatives
Results oriented
Demonstrate Teamwork, Honesty and Integrity
Ability t Work in an International Environment

Job Title Cluster Finance Director

Job Code FI-MA-00

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Projects/Infrastructure/Power/Energy, Petroleum/Oil and Gas/Power
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Chartered Accountant/CPA
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Jan 2020

Key Skills:

Company Profile:

Alstom Projects India Ltdarfix

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