Cost Controller


CONTACT is recruiting for their client, a prestigious company that operates in the Oil and Gas sector, a Cost Controller, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Under the guidance of the Cost Control Manager or Cost Control Lead, the Cost Controller will play an essential role in ensuring the project budgets are well forecasted and managed and that the project team is kept fully aware of the state of project budgets
  • The main activities of the function are to participate in the budget preparation
  • Organize, co-ordinate and control all the activities of the cost control team by informing, supporting, directing and training relevant personnel in their roles, responsibilities and objectives
  • Give advice and propose improvements with regards to the cost coding structure already developed
  • Ensure right implementation and propose improvements of project and corporate procedures, means and tools in order to ensure the efficient organization and operation of the project cost control activities
  • Participate (from cost control point of view) in the preparation / consolidation and review of the various project budgets and updates (internal and external / annual and multiyear) with inputs from the members of the project team, and provide “ad hoc” economics support as required
  • Provide the necessary checks, approval functions for invoices submitted, in accordance with contracts, project & company procedures, Sarbanes & Oxley requirements and DoA
  • Provide input into the SAP UNISOL System, regarding payment schedules (cash calls), invoicing and cost control issues as required
  • Prepare the necessary project, subsidiary, and partners/shareholders/concessionaire/group cost information and data for issuance
  • Assist in the cost assessment of any contract variations and identify any project cost trends, drifts, variances data update and maintain the project final cost estimate, prepare the monthly cost report with comments
  • Liaise actively with finance department for all matters related to cost and accounting as required (commitments, invoice processing and payment, accruals, payment claims and disputes...)
  • Ensure strict confidentiality of all the budget and cost documentation (whatever its support)
  • To timely report to the cost control manager, highlighting achieved progress and timely reporting any area of concern or problem encountered
  • To assist and support him with all matters related to cost control
  • To gather ‘lessons learnt’ and provide feedback to other entities of the company as required
  • To participate in the enhancement of cost engineering profession and project cost control expertise vis-à-vis the company and the subsidiary
  • Ensure RFS full process administration
  • Minimum Education of Engineer/Bachelor degree in Business management or similar
  • Minimum Experience of 5+ years in major oil and gas project cost control
  • Major Oil and Gas project developments knowledge and experience, with Partner and Government reporting interfaces
  • Dominion of budget and cost control tools: SAP (UNISOL), U-Cost, Excel, PowerBI
  • Fluent English required, Portuguese language skills will assist performance
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with cost engineering principles and methods including budgeting and forecasting, change management, management systems/procedures, Cost and Work Breakdown Structures, Earned Value Systems and contingency management
  • Knowledge of company's rules/procedures
  • Requires team spirit with ability to work closely with various stakeholders ( international teams, vendors & subcontractors, affiliates, HQ, etc.)
  • Strong communication and proficient presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational ability and commitment to meeting deadline
  • The possibility of working in a Company that offers salary conditions compatible with the degree of experience and level of responsibility of the function, as well as opportunities for personal development
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Entidade CONTACT
  • Local
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  • Publicado 15.05.2024
  • Expira 20.05.2024
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