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Cost Controller

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/11/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with a Project Accounting / Cost Controlling background to become part of the Decommissioning team. This position is responsible for the implementation of a robust detailed cost control system on decommissioning projects as well as the support of the decommissioning team through cost analysis and preparation of KPI's for external authorities.

Based in Norwich this role will report to directly to the Decommissioning Cost Controller working Monday to Friday. The appointed individual to this position must be self-motivated and have attention to detail in their work.
Key responsibilities include:

* Produce detailed daily cost tracking data
* Produce monthly cost reports
* Analyse and interpret reports, providing recommendations to management
* Financial budgeting and control of decommissioning project costs
* Maintain cost records (AFE, Commitments, Costs, Forecast, Phasing) in support of the above
* Prepare and submit monthly accruals to Financial Timetable and contribute to the annual budget process as necessary
* Critical review of costs and raising correction journals
* Check, challenge and approve purchase requisitions
* Prepare monthly cash calls and cash flows to Financial Timetable
* Assist in preparation of 'Authorisation for Expenditure' (Cost estimation and evaluation)
* Prepare and present ad hoc cost data for management as required
* Check and challenge invoices
* Engage with audit (internal and external) for validation or defence of costing methodology
* Coordination of SAGE time writing in support of correct cost allocation and recoveries
* Provide support and guidance to decommissioning team regarding finance related issues
* Point of contact for the department regarding finance queries related to decommissioning
* Any other cost control related activities required by line or functional management


* AAT qualified/studying for CIMA
* Strong knowledge of general accounting procedures essential with a broad practical experience
* Confident IT user including strong Excel skills.
* Working knowledge of SAP

Personal Attributes

* Strong attention to detail
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to work flexibly by prioritising and planning workloads
* Enthusiastic about new challenges with a willingness to develop/broaden the role and personal skills
* Pro-active with an ability to work independently
* Professional, confident and approachable

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