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Contract Performance Financial Analyst

Company: Wabtec Corporation
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company's new website at: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.

It's not just about your career or your job titleit's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted watersdo things that haven't been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary / Purpose:

The Contract Performance Financial Analyst will be a key member of the Freight Services MSA Finance Team. They will support the Contract Performance Management Team on analysis and reporting of key financial and operational metrics. As a member of the MSA Team you will regularly work with the Service Finance, FP&A, Field Service, O&T, etcand will be involved in various operating mechanisms, including but not limited to: MSA Closing Reviews, Cost Reviews, and other financial discussions.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition, you will:

  • Lead build-out of Contract Performance Dashboard, Cost Monitoring Activities, and liaise with IT on continued development.
  • Coordinate all MSA activities around Freight Services planning cycles including STRAP and IOP.
  • Assist in modeling and financial forecasting of key business metrics.
  • Work cross-functionally on key processes and drive improvements (digitization).

Qualification / Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Engineering from an accredited university or college.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a financial position (or completion of a Wabtec finance leadership program).
  • Minimum of 2 years of working in Service Operations.
  • Knowledge of Power BI and or other business intelligence software.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Process-improvement mindset; digitizing processes and or redundant tasks.
  • Team player with ability to influence others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • PC proficiency (MS Office Projects, Teams, PowerPoint, etc).

Relocation assistance will be provided for those who qualify

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and stylespeople like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Keywords: Wabtec Corporation, Chicago , Contract Performance Financial Analyst, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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