Finance Analyst - Rail Infrastructure


July 21, 2021

Siemens Rail Infrastructure
Rail Infrastructure supplies railway markets the world over with solutions and turnkey installations for railway automation and telecommunication. Our customers are infrastructure operators and mainline railways worldwide as well as industrial railways and public transport authorities in cities and megacities.
Our products and systems are used for automating our customers' operations management processes and thus make a considerable contribution to improving their economic situation in particular and mobility in general. We are looking for the best talent to craft the technology of the future. We invite you to come and build your career in one of the best companies in the world!

Position Overview
In this Operations Controlling role, you will be responsible for the financial analysis functions for the Munhall, PA manufacturing facility reporting to the Head of Plant Controlling. Here, you will develop, lead, and control functional budgets and forecasts, working directly with the finance manager and controllers. You will run complex projects within and between functional groups to analyze, identify, interpret, and evaluate financial, accounting, cost, and trend reports to improve processes and financial performance.
Also, you will work to identify and implement improvements in methods, procedures, and processes to improve performance and prepare standard reporting and analysis of cost/profit trends from the financial statements. You'll need to aggressively identify issues, define causes and form conclusions to present to the business partners. Ensure that systems, procedures, and reports comply with company policies and applicable regulations while tracking progress and providing assistance for productivity activities.


  • Support the Planning Process, including monthly forecast and annual budget process.
  • Collaborate with technical and financial partners to drive asset management initiatives (to improve safety, quality, product cost, lead times)
  • Control meaningful business-critical metrics, including volume development, SG&A, Headcount, FCF, etc., and ensure the achievement of targets within each. Where deviations are found, initiate corrective actions with the team
  • Maintain profitability, trend- and variance-analysis used as a baseline for developing recommendations and advise management regarding actions and activities to improve the bottom line.
  • Recognize and actively promote the exchange of standard methodologies within the organization
  • Contribute to conceptual discussions regarding the market, planning, performance, and reporting issues; US GAAP applications, departmental process improvements, and financial requirements.
  • Support inventory control and obsolete analysis
  • Prepare Make/Buy business cases.


  • Finance / Accounting Degree and 2+ years of experience in Finance/Accounting/Auditing and prior experience in manufacturing
  • Develop strategic vision while influencing/leveraging other functional groups within the organization
  • Successfully demonstrate influence in regards to meaningful current business concepts through validated experience and leadership
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work well across internal organizations
  • Proven track record of innovative thinking and process improvement.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are a requirement
  • Experience with Tableau business analytics software is helpful
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • High proficiency with SAP, PLM, S&OP planning

Why Siemens? In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:

  • A competitive base salary
  • Excellent health/vision/dental plans, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, and 18 days of PTO to start
  • Extensive training along with career development

We seek to hire top talent and provide them with opportunities to earn top dollar. Siemens is a phenomenal place to have a career in an innovative environment. If you're interested in becoming a Financial Analyst with Siemens Mobility, we'll offer you the support and career advancement to make it happen!
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer-sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Siemens Mobility
Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc
Experience Level: Mid-level Professional
Job Type: Full-time

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