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  • Job reference: RMS0196790

Cost Controller

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/07/2018
  • Duration: staff
  • Time left:
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    (07/08/18)
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The Role:
The Cost Controller will work with the Project Team to ensure that the project's objectives are met and be responsible for tracking and reporting the project's deliverables and targets. Reporting to the Project Controls Manager and working with procurement, contracts, finance, engineering and scheduling, will produce key measurements, metrics and KPIs for the Project.

Duties & Responsibilities
- Provide project control support including project/cost reporting, material expediting, invoice tracking and cost reconciliation
- Collect data, inputs, update and produce standard management reports, Actual vs. Budget, Forecast and Earned value
- Can demonstrate the ability to run a change management system
- Determine cost trends / variations / irregularities and recommend solutions to mitigate cost exposure
- Can establish cost estimates, and is able to equalise supplier bids
- Understands cost / revenue exposure, can analyse issues and develop specific reports
- Understands project schedule and can work with planners to determine cost risks
- Have accountability along with the rest of the Project Team for achievement of timelines and/or objectives for the project
- Demonstrate excellent time management and organisation skills while managing competing priorities

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Engineering or related field required
- Minimum 5 years of direct experience in a Cost Controller / Engineer role on a large EPCM /EPC Project(s) (£125m)
- Microsoft Office: Excel (advanced level required), Word and PowerPoint. Experience with project cost control software experience will be an added advantage
- Strong knowledge of unit rates, material and equipment pricing, labour pricing and other estimate components and techniques
- Solid communication, motivation and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s) and prioritise work
- Exceptional analytical skills and logical thought processes
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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