Cost Controller

Our Client is looking for a Cost Controller, on a permanent staff basis, location in Invergordon.
To join a team of experienced and highly skilled personnel and will work from the office in Invergordon primarily, and once in a while from the office in Aberdeen. You will be responsible for the cost control of your projects, referring to the finance manager and support the PM of the projects with key insights into the project status. Furthermore, you will be:
• Ensuring budget adherence for our projects
• Assisting and developing all procedures in World Class project controlling to create a solid platform for financial reporting (WIP)
• Handling day to day financial control of assigned projects.


Key Responsibilities

  • Review of contract/PO from Client, and understand the aspects affecting the projects economics.
  • Control and verify the project costs through all phases of a project, in close cooperation with project manager, construction manager and discipline leads.
  • Create invoice documentation and cost reports (client and internal) for distribution.
  • Documentation and cost reports (client and internal) for distribution.
  • Secure sales contracts are maintained (together with Bid team and Project managers) in IFS.
  • Setting-up WBS (Work Book Structure) together with the project manager.
  • Controlling of actuals, budgets/forecast and variations.
  • Daily to weekly reporting of finances to project manager, ex. Hours spent, procurement, or used cost compared to budget.
  • Daily/weekly follow up with discipline leads, to clarify status and plan for job packages, secure hours and costs are up to date according to the WBS.
  • Gather final cost/invoice documentation according to client requirements, work closely with client controlling & client PM in order to secure cost approval on weekly basis takes place and invoicing is performed timely and per commercial contract.
  • Conducting Gross Margin calculations & estimates, before, during and at project end

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Must demonstrate a strong capability within the use of ERP systems and, also in the use of all Microsoft Office programs, in particular Excel. Knowledge of IFS will be considered positive.
  • Willing to travel in the UK and abroad when required.
  • In addition, personal attributes will include:
  • Structured and targeted approach to all work tasks
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Service minded and committed.
  • Used to working to tight deadlines and producing high quality work.
  • Strong at collaboration and communication
  • Controlling experience, preferably from a company in the Oil & Gas sector