Bombardier Finance, Accounting and Administration Manager in Miami, Florida

Finance, Accounting and Administration Manager-TAME-USFL201609200





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The Services team within Bombardier in North America, numbering over 1,700 professionals through 12 current contracts, is responsible for third party Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services for commuter and light rail transit systems, overhaul and refurbishment of passenger rail cars, material solutions (spare parts, engineering and innovative long term material supply agreements) and technology solutions (creating and implementing innovative products and technologies for our transit clients).

For our growing operations and upcoming projects in Florida and the surrounding area, we are currently looking for a Finance Manager.

You will ensure focus on the achievement of the financial goals of the project. You will provide all required financial information about the project. You will be the single point of contact for all financial issues relating to the specific project portfolios controlled. You will also assess and measure financial impact of risks and opportunities with regular follow ups on action plans. You will follow and challenge the project cash flows and gross margins.

In your role you will:

  • Review and Analyze the variances between Budget, Forecast and Actual figures and comment on them in monthly Reporting – especially Sales POC;

  • Margin and Free Cash flow, Risk and Opportunities and Contingencies;

  • Review and Analyze contract related Balance sheet items with the target of minimization of Net Utilized Assets (Inventory level, Advance Payments, Accounts Receivables, etc);

  • Prepare and present current status and alternative scenarios. You will track project related savings activities;

  • Challenge the project teams to assure a successful project execution;

  • Prepare and update monthly reports and presentation in project review meetings;

  • Contribute in Risk and Opportunities discussion and following up on action plans;

  • Be responsible for customs and customer invoicing, VAT, Receivables and payment control, Cash-Flow Management (i.e. input of project figures in Cash Planner);

  • Insurance cases (freight, maintenance, third party, etc.);

  • Require and control securities by the customer (letter of credit, bank guarantees);

  • Control of cost and direct hours;

  • Control of man/hour writing;

  • Maintain an appropriate level of contingencies;

  • Build and maintain successful cross functional relationships.


As our ideal candidate:

  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance is strongly preferred. College degree with relevant experience will also be considered;

  • You possess a minimum of five (5) years of experience on financial reporting and accounting from a relevant industry;

  • You possess combined experience in commuter rail, intercity or freight railroad operations;

  • You have a good understanding of debits and credits;

  • Your CPA or similar designation obtained or in progress will be considered as an strong asset;

  • Your knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Lotus Notes is required at an intermediate level; your knowledge of large Accounting ERP systems (SAP, etc) is useful

  • Your English communication skills are excellent.

Please note that this position is contingent upon being awarded the contract.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.


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Job: Controller / Comptroller

Primary Location: US-FL-Miami

Organization: Transportation

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:* 20.09.2016, 8:55:44 PM

Unposting Date

04.11.2016, 10:59:00 PM