Budget and Cost Control Officer (m/f)

Heading Moçambique

Heading is recruiting for its client an Oil and Gas company, a Budget and Cost Control Officer (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the interdependence of cost drivers
  • Input of Budget data into the Company’s budgeting systems
  • Work closely with Project Control personnel, Cost Engineers and Cost Controllers to prepare the monthly Look Ahead Report and associated variances reporting during Development Phase
  • Work closely with Contract Holders and Contract Engineers to review and monitor Actual calculations for major contracts. Ensure Actual is calculated and reported in a manner that is consistent with Company guidelines
  • Ensure the collection, consolidation and review of the monthly analysis and reporting of G&A costs. Inform Department managers and Directors on the status of G&A costs and provide analysis and reviews as required
  • Provide and oversee the execution of budget and cost control in relation of purchasing activities such as Contract Board submission reviews and purchase order and requisition verification
  • Oversee records database, collect and analyze information of present and past costs, identify savings to improve the planning processes and company performance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar subject
  • At least 2 years’ experience in finance / cost control function
  • Experience in an Oil & Gas / extraction industry is preferable
  • Good understanding of commercial contracts common structure
  • Knowledge of accounting system, both Local GAAP and IFRS
  • Experience in budget and multi-year plan preparation
  • Sound experience in budget control, explanation of variances actual vs budget, forecasting and reporting to Management
  • Knowledge of financial analysis
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Portuguese and English languages (verbal and written)
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 19.04.2021
  • Expires 30.04.2021
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