Fixed Asset Expert - Rail (f/m/d)

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Fixed Asset Expert - Rail (f/m/d)

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Entry date: immediately Job No.: 137774
  • DB Engineering&Consulting GmbH
  • Engineering
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • Doha

Railways for the world of tomorrow​.

Our offer

Mobilization & relocation support​

To ensure a smooth and successful start for your international employment, we assist you with relocation and immigration. ​
 

International career opportunities​

We offer attractive career opportunities - worldwide. With a work environment that encourages growth and creativity, you will work on complex and innovative projects in international teams on all continents and bring markets and people together.
 

Intercultural teams​

With more than 5,000 employees from over 80 countries across all engineering disciplines worldwide, we are shaping railways for the world of tomorrow. A strong team spirit, intercultural mindset and engagement are essential parts of our success.
 

Professional onboarding and development​

We invest in the development of our employees. To ensure the best start for you, we provide a global onboarding program and intercultural training and support you in preparing for the next career step.​
 

Attractive employment conditions​

We offer you attractive working conditions and a competitive compensation package based on country conditions.​
 

Work safety​

Our international security support ensures safe working conditions worldwide and provides you with relevant information for a safe living around the globe.​

For the Qatar Rail project we are looking for a Fixed Asset Expert (f/m/d) from the railway domain, who is experienced in providing a detailed fixed cost at an appropriate level of granularity according to requirements of the International Accounting Standards on Fixed Assets (IAS-16). You will also support the Operations, Maintenance & Finance department to identify the cost of capitalized assets at an appropriate assets level in Qatar Rail.

The job opening is located in Doha, Qatar, and offers exciting challenges and potential for career growth.

Deutsche Bahn’s expertise is in high demand all around the world. As a leading engineering and consulting company in the rail sector, DB Engineering & Consulting offers that knowledge – starting with an idea and continuing all the way to operations. We advise our customers in Germany and around the globe, develop technically sophisticated and customized infrastructure, mobility and transport solutions. With sustainable concepts, we ensure the future success of economic regions, make important contributions to the protection of the environment and help shape the world of the future. ​

Since 1966, DB Engineering & Consulting has implemented thousands of projects of any size and complexity in over 100 countries. About 5,000 employees from 84 nations are currently realizing the projects of our customers with professional knowledge and intercultural experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement best practice approach to fixed assets accounting
  • Ensure that cost break down analysis of project components is consistent with Qatar Rail reporting requirement and potential financial disclosure needs
  • Work with contractors to obtain asset pricing
  • Apply applicable depreciation rules according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Use appropriate costing models to assign capital expenditure to asset base and maintain proper reporting of all asset-related matters on a monthly basis
  • Guarantee the proper reconciliation of assets-related accounts
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date project fixes asset register
  • Perform integration with operator systems to ensure accuracy and consistency of fixed asset information
  • Close the financial periods with fixed assets modules
  • Identify areas where processes can be standardized and simplified
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of experience of working in a railway company or in a rail infrastructure project with the relevant/specialized skill
  • Knowledge of Railway/Metro and Tram fixed assets register set-up including various asset class/sub-classes
  • Ability to review, understand, interpret as-built data (COBie files) / drawings (including BIM) and the quantitative determination of structures etc.
  • Cost allocation knowledge across various sub-systems in stations, tunnels etc.
  • Experience in detailed documentation of methodology followed, assumptions and internal benchmarks used in setting up the fixed assets register
  • Reasonable understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards related to Fixed Assets (IAS – 16 – Property Plant and Equipment)
  • Excellent communication skills, English written & verbal, are essential to succeed in this role
  • Mature approach and relevant experience is vital
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office Applications, Share Point Online, Document Management Software. 
  • Locally valid driving license required
Our offer

Mobilization & relocation support​

To ensure a smooth and successful start for your international employment, we assist you with relocation and immigration. ​
 

International career opportunities​

We offer attractive career opportunities - worldwide. With a work environment that encourages growth and creativity, you will work on complex and innovative projects in international teams on all continents and bring markets and people together.
 

Intercultural teams​

With more than 5,000 employees from over 80 countries across all engineering disciplines worldwide, we are shaping railways for the world of tomorrow. A strong team spirit, intercultural mindset and engagement are essential parts of our success.
 

Professional onboarding and development​

We invest in the development of our employees. To ensure the best start for you, we provide a global onboarding program and intercultural training and support you in preparing for the next career step.​
 

Attractive employment conditions​

We offer you attractive working conditions and a competitive compensation package based on country conditions.​
 

Work safety​

Our international security support ensures safe working conditions worldwide and provides you with relevant information for a safe living around the globe.​

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