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Location: Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Job ID: R0052550
Date Posted: Jul 21, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail Espana S.L.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Una carriera in Hitachi Rail rappresenta un investimento per il futuro.


Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated GROUP COST CENTER CONTROLLER who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Spain - Madrid.

About Us

A career at Hitachi Rail will help create a legacy. With operations in every corner of the world, our work goes to the cutting-edge of digital transformation and technology. From the multi-cultural strength of our global organisation to the sustainable and innovative ways we work to bring people together, there’s something for everyone to get stuck into. And that’s where you come in.



Partner with the business in order to understand the drivers of efficiency for all non-project costs in the company. 

  •         Consistently monitor progress against assigned targets. Always striving to reduce costs without impacting effectiveness. 
  •         Provide consistent reporting to business management reporting results and identifying risks and opportunities. 
  •         Drive process within the business, always focussed on cost efficiency. 
  •         Ensure coordination with, and manage the interdependencies, within all groups of CFO function for financial closing activities. 
  •        Own, manage and support the cost centres analysis for different scenario (Actual, Budget, Forecast, Rolling)
  •        Elaborate the standard hourly rate (overhead part) and consolidate & analyze the hourly rate including the labor part (Planus methodology)
  •         Support the budget and forecast process through the different levels of operations

Essential Requirements

  • From 2 years of experience
  • Knowledge SAP( BW/ SAP S4H /BPC)
  •  Skills in process / project management 
  •  Analytical accounting expertise
  • Stress resistant and proactive approach
  •   Knowledge of accounting methodologies
  •   Knowledge in Project Cost Control 
  •  Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills,DBMS (SQL) , Access, Power BI tools of Business Intelligence
  •  Highly numerical, analytical whilst focused on owning the detail, maintaining an appreciation of the bigger picture.
  •  Experience owning cost centres in a matrix environment from a finance perspective and able to act as a trusted peer and partner to “Heads of departments” to manage budgeting and spend


Desirable Requirements

  • Previous experience in a global environment
  • Previous experience gained in a global corporate in the manufacturing or other long-term project based industries (Infrastructure, Construction, Mining etc).
  • Experience in recharge cost absorption environments

Education / Qualifications

Bachelors of Economics/Business Administration or like degree


Fluent Knowledge of English (written & spoken)

Thank you for your interest in Hitachi Rail. If your application is of interest, we will be in contact. Please do not hesitate to discover more about us and our latest jobs at

At Hitachi Rail, there is a place for everyone. We welcome and value differences in background, age, gender, sexuality, family status, disability, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, and world view. It is our commitment to create an inclusive environment - we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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