Project Cost Controller

June 17, 2022
Application ends: July 17, 2022
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Job Description

A Cost Controller is responsible for controlling the project costs; this includes planning, developing, controlling, and forecasting the project’s budget.

• Evaluating project and conducting project cost/ benefit analysis.
• Planning, directing, budgeting, scheduling, monitoring, controlling & reporting costs of projects.
• Identifying the critical areas and informing the management regarding delays in the project.
• Responsible to control and monitor project total expenditure including verifying and checking of invoices and claims from suppliers, vendors and subcontractors to ensure that all project expenditures are captured and properly recorded.
• Provide planning and cost controlling support for all projects which includes variation reporting, monitoring of milestone progress to the preparation of customer billing processes advice to the internal PMO team as and when required.
• Perform technical and commercial review tenders (sub-contractors quotations) for the preparation of Service agreements.
• Ensure effective project implementation and utilize productive reports from the creation of WBS with the use of project management system to monitor the status of all purchases, invoicing and delivery up to the closure of the project.
• Coordinate and work with the project management team to resolve project issues to ensure the delivery/completion of the project work.
• Attend project meetings and discussions with the project team and external parties.
• Perform project costing related reporting to the team and managements review on a monthly basis to ensure that expenditures are kept within the project budget.
• Creating budget awareness and contributing in the management process, working within a multi-cultural environment and identifying critical activities and advising corrective action to avoid slippage.

Qualifications and Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree in finance/engineering or relevant field strongly preferred
• Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in project cost controlling
• Exceptionally well organized with an aptitude for data
• Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
• Able to generate budgets and reports
• Strong presentation skills, able to explain concepts concisely and accurately
• Able to develop strong, cooperative relationships
• Creative thinking skills and ability to solve problems.