Cost Control and Reporting Manager (m/f)

Heading Moçambique

Heading is recruiting a Cost Control and Reporting Manager (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Deputizes for field Operations Cost Control Manager
  • Ensures cost estimates of work programs and investments are performed to build the budget & PdC’s
  • Supports the budget and performance review sessions
  • Participate from a cost control point of view in the preparation, consolidation and review of the various Project budgets and updates (internal & external/Annual & Multiyear) with inputs from the members of the Project team, and provide ‘ad hoc’ economics support as required
  • Implements appropriate strategies to ensure adequate budget and performance monitoring
  • Prepare the Monthly Cost Report with comments
  • Propose and implement improvements of Project and Corporate procedures, means and tools in order to ensure the efficient Organization and operation of the Project Cost Control activities
  • Provide input into the system, regarding payment schedules, invoicing and cost control issues as required
  • Supports the monthly closure activities, including making adequate provisions for accruals and follow up of prepayments
  • Alert the budget holders when expenditures reach a critical threshold (usually 80%)
  • Provide the necessary checks, approval functions for invoices submitted, in accordance with Contracts, Project and Company procedures
  • Assist the cost assessment of any contract variations and identify any Project cost trend, drifts, variances data update and maintain the Project Final Cost Estimate
  • Manages the work commitment process, including validation to external parties/ HQ (releases PRs,PO and approves RFS in STAR for Head Office, review and validation of SES and TWA in the management information system (SAP) and timely processing of invoices
  • Ensures the budget and performance defence before Partners and Authorities are supported by staff members
  • Assists other Finance Services (eg. Management, Accounting, Budgeting and Reporting, etc.) by providing data for preparation of cash calls, budgets and performance for partners
  • Assists internal or external/partner audits by providing the required information
  • Ensures the proper set-up of cost structure to meet the reporting needs of Asset Owners, Corporate and Partners
  • 10 years’ experience in Cost Control of which at least 5 years in Oil & Gas and in multiple activities (logistics, drilling, operations, projects…)
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics is required
  • Primary - SAP, Microsoft Office
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Duration: 6 month renewable contract
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  • Published 06.11.2020
  • Expires 13.11.2020
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