Manager - Controllership

Wabtec Corporation

Gurugram, India


Position summary

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:

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do 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.

Roles & responsibilities:

• Manage relationship with JV shareholders and all Directors on regular basis. Ensure Board, Shareholder meetings are organized, recorded & all regulatory compliances are completed within defined timelines.
• Compliance with company secretarial responsibility as per Companies Act and Secretarial standards.
• Manage overall process for monthly US GAAP Closing driving accuracy and completeness of financials. Work with finance managers to perform analytical reviews. Perform all account reconciliations
• Manage Quarterly stat financials and get it audited on quarterly basis within defined timelines for filing with JV partners.
• Lead Internal, statutory , Tax & Cost audits of entities and ensure timely and accurate stat financials. Support Transfer Pricing study, Tax computation & filings and Tax assessments
• Partner finance managers in driving accuracy & completeness of financials and enhancements in operational accounting area and drive controllership reviews.
• Regular interactions with representatives of JV shareholder, ensure compliance with terms of JV agreement and provide required information within defined timelines.
• Drive accuracy and adherence to corporate standards and policies. Manage Compliance metrics, Indian Stat to US GAAP accounting & reconciliations etc. Manage Quarterly closings, reporting and other regulatory filings
• Maintain projected Stat financial & related models and coordinate with tax & finance managers to account for possible scenarios
• Develop policies & procedures to ensure compliance with internal controls. Maintain SOX documentation and work with Operations/business teams & auditors to get SOX & ICFR testing completed.
• Lead Record to Report team and ensure timely capitalization, accurate Fixed Assets Registers, Inter-co billing and settlement of transactions, maintain Accounts Receivable and maintain accuracy of General Ledgers
• Manage process for Cost allocations between group companies in consultation with finance managers, tax & HR.
• Drive projects for simplification & standardization of Systems, Processes and support financial accounting processes for merger & acquisitions and rationalization of entity structures
• Ensures integrity of financial systems, general ledgers and sub-ledgers and identify system enhancements to maximize productivity and reduce operating costs
• Lead, coach & mentor diverse team to leverage maximum contribution


• Educational Qualifications: Chartered Accountant (Required); Company Secretary (Desired)
• Qualified professional with 8 to 10 years experience of Controllership & Accounting including in Multi-national corporations
• Sound financial management and accounting treatment application, established strong analytical ability, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to multi-task and attention to detail
• Ability to thrive in an open environment and embrace change, and work with cross functional teams
• Experience of working in Oracle or any other integrated ERP

Desired characteristics:
• Well versed in all accounting principles and internal control framework to be able to design compliant processes and drive necessary changes
• Strong business and financial acumen
• Adaptable/flexible: open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances and/or ability to work in ambiguous situations
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Has good fundamental organization & prioritization skills
• Flexible approach with a strong team spirit
• Ability to work independently

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 styles…people 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.

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About the company

Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

At Wabtec, we are in the business of realizing potential. Our employees are the architects of the future. Go just about anywhere and you’ll find us. If you want to move and improve the world, start here.