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Date Added: Thu 22/12/2022

Project Cost Controller

Glasgow, G2, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Project Cost Controller

Location - Glasgow


ur client is seeking a Project Accountant who has broad experience of delivering Cost Centre Control and various types and size of project preferably. The Project Accountant ensures accurate, timely and value added analysis and reporting on a project. The discipline contributes to the effective running of projects and comprises responsibility for, but not limited to cost performance status reporting.

Part qualified or currently undertaking studies towards a professional accounting qualification (ie CIMA, ACCA) is desirable although candidates degree qualified ideally in Cost Management, Project Management or Finance will also be considered.

Key responsibilities include:

Ensure analysis and understanding of the Project Scope.
Develop a common understanding of the Tender budget through a review and analysis process with the relevant estimator and project team members.
Ensure the transfer of the Tender budget to the cost model to form the basis of future monitoring and control.
Prepare and establish the Cost Breakdown Structure and Budget Elements which describe the full structure to be used in the Cost Control System and that align into the Work Breakdown Structure.
Establish a project coding structure in accordance with the Group Guidelines taking into consideration the interface with the Project Planning Function, where applicable.
Ensure full coherence and utilisation of the Cost Control System and that it aligns with the Work Breakdown Structure for budgeting purposes and reporting key performance indicators throughout the project.
Establish and communicate processes and routines required for effective control and reporting during the project life cycle to team members with consideration of financial and other compliance legislation.
Ensure the use of standard, appropriate templates for internal performance reporting.
Produce short- and long-term cash flow projections in a continuous and timely manner.
Produce audit reports and other audit information as required by internal & external audit teams.
Prepare the Project Monthly Status Report in association with the Package Manager.Skills

Technical knowledge and application of Cost Control and associated systems.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel (including advanced pivots/look-ups etc)
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, builds and maintains strong internal/external business relationships at all levels.
Cultural awareness and sensitivity
Working knowledge of SAP desirable
Understanding of Offshore Oil and Gas industry is preferable

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment
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