Cost Controller

General Information

Job Type:
Date Posted:
Jul 14, 2024
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


• Open and setup a group of projects , monitor, control and report their performance through the whole project life cycle according to the company procedures and general project control practices
• Control project cost accounts, coordinate their opening and closing according to the schedule and project status
• Support the budget and forecast process through obtaining source data and input to forecast and budget files.
• Propose solutions on matters that could prevent meeting the project objectives and provide recommendations to optimize the overall project cost
• Provide timely and accurate cost report updates at the end of each reporting period for the project control accounts to warrant proper monthly cost report
• Prepare facilities usage reporting, as well as accurate input to Finance for Space allocation charges
• Perform allocation rate calculations and analysis.
• Provide regular reports on project cost status and cost deviations and recommend remedial actions
• Provide regular reports on project time accumulation, analyze time budget variances, recommend remedial actions
• Provide input to client reporting as per contract requirements
• Prepare forward-looking project and business cash flow forecasts
• Coordinate change management process on the project
• Report on the areas of concern that could prevent meeting the project objectives
• Interface with other project controls staff including cost controllers and planners to maintain an integrated cost-schedule project control system
• Interface with planners on the deliverables’ progress to update estimate-to-complete

• Bachelors in Engineering or Bachelors in Commerce;
• Master’s in Business Administration would be considered a plus.
• Minimum 2 years of relevant experience, experience in engineering and construction projects environment is a plus
• Ability to establish priorities and work under pressure to meet project deadlines
• Solid report writing, communication and presentation skills
• Effective problem solving skills with a results oriented approach
• Knowledge of project management techniques (i.e., critical path method, progress measurement and earned value technique) and experience in cost monitoring, analyzing and reporting
• Good organizational skills are required with attention to details
• Proficient in MS office suite software, with emphasis on Microsoft Excel

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