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Head of Finance - India

Date: Apr 19, 2017

Location: Savli, GU, IN

Head of Finance - India-TGFI-INSV01201121


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Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

Job Responsibilities:

Country Financials

- Ensure the accuracy of the country’s Financials information covering actual performance, budget, forecast, strategic order intake, Order Backlog, Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet Items, Cash Generation, Overhead Expenses and other statutory (environmental) or Group requirements.

- Ensure on time delivery of information to the various stakeholders e.g. Corporate, Group, Division (Business Partner), Local Management, Statutory bodies, tax authorities etc.

- Signs-off legal entity reporting (actual, forecast, budget).

- Monitor and implement the agreed FSSC roadmap for the designated country to progressively migrate the country A&R transactional activities into the designated FSSC platform.

- Participate when needed in local reviews of all country/area based projects to support division in ensuring financials accurately reflect all known risks and opportunities.

- Make financial situation transparent to India management, including current status and alternative scenarios. Preparation and presentation of relevant monthly reports to local Divisional Management.

Stakeholder Management

- Identify key stakeholders.

- Ensure the Finance “Communication Tool” is effectively deployed and used by Key Stakeholders and Direct Reports. Manage any issues arising from the deployment and use of the Finance communication tool.

- Ensure the Finance SLA/OLA/KPI deliverable are understood by Key Stakeholders and Direct Reports.

- Ensure strong liaison between the FSSC, business controlling and non-finance business community to ensure performance issues between stakeholders are addressed in a timely manner.


- Coordinate quarterly / yearly E&Y audits, and ensure no SADs are listed. Participate when needed in local reviews of all country/ area based projects to support division in ensuring financials accurately reflect all known risks and opportunities.

- Be the “referee” of the Finance Community: ensuring compliance within the country/area, of all Corporate GAAP and all BBT Group Controlling/Finance Directives including identification and mitigation of departmental risks.

- Ensure adequate control environment exists that fully meets the Ontario Security Commission act, local statutory acts as well as Corporate/Group requirements.

Budget , Forecasting, Process Execution & Improvement

- Coordination of the local exercises of budget, forecast

- Planning of order intake, sales and costs of the projects portfolio to ensure precise monitoring of business developments

- Supporting the preparation of Capital Asset Acquisition Requests

- Preparation of business cases and make-or-buy calculations

People & Organization

- Manage the Finance (Project Controllers, Site Controllers, Accounting & Reporting) team by ensuring adequate recruitment, training, retention and backup of resources.

- Is responsible for the recruitment & retention including succession planning and training of all Country Finance.

- Is responsible to ensure all PMPs are completed in a timely manner with associated recommendations for individual training and development plans.


- Participation to Legal entity statutory boards may be required (depending on size and relevance of the appointment on a governance standpoint).

- Involvement in SAP/systems implementation.

- Involvement in Cross Regional & Group initiatives.


Qualification & Experience:

- CA with min 15 years of experience
- Experience in general finance & accounting

- (BT) Finance Processes and systems

- Local GAAP knowledge

- Local Tax accounting

- Local Audit

- SAP & PC Literate (MS-Office tools, Lotus Notes…)

- Canadian accounting standards

- Long term contract accounting

- Experience in a similar responsibility, working in an international environment

- Competency _Microsoft Office and ERP systems, and SAP/BW

Job: Portfolio Management
Primary Location: IN-GU-Savli
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
19.04.2017, 12:14:07 AM

Unposting Date
03.05.2017, 11:59:00 PM

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