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2021-12-03 11:00:02

Job location Barkingside, Greater London, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Accounting

Job description

NES Fircroft are looking for a Lead Cost Controller to be based in Hersham.

Responsible for supporting, guiding and advising the Project Execution and Engineering Teams, and specifically Projects, Engineering, Construction and Commissioning on maintaining cost / forecasting / financial control for the project. Specifically, the Cost Control Team to:

Attend project kick-off/ commercial kick-off and monthly project team reviews
Approve all major bid tabs to review currency impacts and correct cost allocation
Monitor spend to ensure accurate cost reporting
Prepare monthly/quarterly spend analysis
Develop forecast trend analysis for site costs
Maintain detailed change management records
Assist project team in development of action plans to avoid cost & schedule overruns
Maintain reserve and contingency analysis
Using the L4 deliverables to accurately forecast man-hours with design
Work with the project team to develop detailed monthly cost forecast / status reports
Review forecast with the Project Manager/Engineering Leadership Team
Produce all monthly/quarterly reporting slides for the project financials


Minimum 10 years' project cost control experience.
Sound knowledge, proven skills and competencies in application of project cost control principles, methodologies and tools, supporting all phases of project execution, especially around Project Cost Control, Forecasting and Reporting, within a large project oriented EPC or Owner Organization.
Must be able to deliver accurate cost information, reporting and guidance to management.
Previous SAP and Ecosys experience essential.
Experience within an Oil & Gas, Chemical processing or related business and equivalent projects a further benefit.

Global Project Cost Control Experience:

Proven skills and experience of cost control of projects on global basis, including performing foreign currency analysis, assessing currency risk exposures, advising Treasury of currency requirements and changes, supporting projects executed by multiple engineering offices, and understanding intercompany project ramifications.
Understanding of a variety of project types, structures and contract terms. This includes sale of gas (SOG), third party sale of equipment (SOE), joint ventures, capital, and cost sharing type arrangements.

Core competencies:

Commercial and technical acumen, detailed working knowledge of project cost controls tools and systems.
Proven skills in cost control, estimating, quantity surveying coupled with a working knowledge of project management, business development and finance.


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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