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  • Job reference: RMS0110885

Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: St. Neots
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/06/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

The Role:
• Implementation and control of planned costs
• Including forecast of major procurement items
• Review variations
• Assessment and alignment of SAP control accounts with Price book
• Invoicing responsibility (including forecast)
• Assessment of accurate personnel time booking and implementation of project man-hours into SAP forecast
• Review FX deals for sales / purchases
• Modification of SAP control accounts for variations / additions + deletions
• Pursue methodologies for improved cash flow
• Accurately review margins in line with planned costs
• Review potential financial impact of remaining project risks and opportunities
• Assist in pushing to mitigate financial risks and realize opportunities
• Challenge and recommend actions to achieve and improve efficiencies
• Provide assistance to estimating of variations and their implementation into the SAP forecast
• Work closely with Procurement to ensure timely delivery of materials and services in line with cost allowances
• Work with the Financial controller to assist in improving systems/processes for the unit from work developed on the project

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Cost Engineering / Project Controls experience within a Project environment
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