Finance Project Manager

Job Description

Siemens Mobility leads globally by uniting leading-edge technology and the expertise of talented people, we are able to bring to market the most comprehensive range of new ideas and innovations for Rail Vehicles. Our Rolling Stock team focuses on the design, systems integration and manufacturing of light rail vehicles, locomotives and passenger coaches. Due to phenomenal growth, we are adding a Commercial Project to the team at our state-of-the-art manufacturing campus in beautiful and affordable Sacramento, California. As Commercial Project Manager, you will be responsible for commercial bid management and commercial project management for bogies and other rolling stock components for locomotives, light rail and coaches for the North America markets. You will lead the commercial project execution during planning, design, procurement, manufacturing, commissioning, and customer acceptance. Duties include liaising with operational departments to ensure order income calculation is achieved, while meeting goals for customer satisfaction, cost, schedule and quality. We are a highly interactive, team-based finance position in a factory setting for the manufacture of rolling stock for the North American market.

What you will be doing:

Responsible for commercial bid management and commercial project management for bogies and other rolling stock components for locomotives, light rail and coaches for the North America markets.

 Full profit and loss responsibility for assigned project(s) together with the technical project manager (PM); responsibility for all financial planning aspects, such as maintaining the Estimate at Completion (EAC) and optimizing the project gross profit, cash flow and assets management.

Responsible for foreign exchange risk mitigation, hedging strategies and international tax requirements.

Responsible for negotiations of commercial terms and conditions. Ensure accuracy of project books and compliance with Siemens financial reporting guidelines as well as local GAAP.

 Monitor and control project scope, schedule, budget, risks and deliverables that support business goals in alignment with senior management and stakeholders.

Ensure compliance with contract documents and proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential problems, and develop appropriate contingency plans.

Provide monthly project reports, customer progress reports, customer change proposals, and presentations to management and internal / external customers.

Actively communicate with customer's commercial representatives and manage solving of commercial issues.

What you will need to be successful:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related field (or foreign degree equivalent)

3 years of experience in the job offered or an acceptable alternate occupation.

2 years of experience with the following skills: Microsoft Office; various ERP systems (SAP or JDE); 

Knowledge in project management and financial reporting tools, legal terms and conditions and accounting standards (e.g. IFRS 15). 

We would be impressed if you had:

 Project management certification, e.g. Project Management Professional by PMI. 

 Why Siemens Mobility?

 Siemens Mobility is # 9 On Forbes Great Places to Work List

Health and Wellness: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, HSA, Commuter Benefits   Vacation & Time Off

Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Personal / Sick Days, Maternity/Paternity Leave

Financial & Retirement: Savings Plan, Performance Bonus for Key Roles, Merit Increases, Relocation

 Professional Development: Tuition Reimbursement, Promote from Within, Mentor Program, Access to Online Courses, Lunch & Learns Office Life: Flexible Work Hours 

Our Values:

We stay at the forefront of the rail industry. We continuously improve, learning directly from those who are doing the work.

We are optimistic about change and the possibilities  We welcome programmatic improvements and strategy shifts which will result in positive results for the world.

We value our people, and we support their growth within their zone of proximal development: Our people are at the center of our work, and we support their development by finding their level of potential development through problem-solving and in collaboration with peers.

We mean what we say, and we commit to our promises: We follow through on our commitments with honesty and integrity

We do more with less: We are a lean organization serving customers who are serving communities of people.

We are principles-based, not rules-based: We make decisions based on what we believe is best for our people and the communities we serve as opposed to adhering to a prescriptive set of immovable practices.

We value diversity and strive to be inclusive in our work, both for our customer and our team members: We believe in the importance of investing in employees in alignment with our values and honoring every individual story and unique path.

Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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