Cost Controller LN170586 | Eden Scott

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Cost Controller

  • Aberdeen
  • strong benefits package & flexi working
  • Permanent

We are delighted to be supporting our longstanding client as they look to add a Senior Cost Controller to their team, on a permanent basis.


What do they offer?



  • Career development - with access to a range of learning and development opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development

  • Flexible working - lots of their people work flexibly in different ways. Whether it's hybrid, part-time or flexitime working.

  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave/adoption leave

  • A fantastic benefits package - which includes a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme, discounted health and wellbeing packages, electric car salary sacrifice scheme and more.


More about the role:


As a key member of the project cost control team you will be responsible for providing financial support to allocated projects and for preparing month-end project financial reports.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):



  • Responsibility for all aspects of cost control of assigned projects including forecasting and commitment tracking of man hours, procurement activities and vessel operations.

  • Provide project managers with advice and support in financially managing their projects.

  • Ensure that SAP accurately reflects project costs and revenues to date, including any accruals or prepayments.

  • Assist the project managers in the preparation of monthly project and financial forecasts for assigned projects.

  • Assist the project manager in the preparation of a monthly financial sensitivity analysis for their projects.

  • Analyse variances from as-bid financials by building a detailed monthly analysis of variances from prior forecast.

  • Prepare month end project reports and review with project manager.

  • Attend project / client meetings and provide relevant cost and financial input as required.

  • Prepare and oversee the preparation and issuance of all project invoices, whilst maintaining a focus on collection of payment.

  • Prepare project cash flows in support of the group's treasury requirements for cash flow forecasting.

  • Develop effective interfaces with all project functions and contribute to improvement programs; build/enhance relationships with project managers to ensure communication and flow of information is effective; work with project managers to develop and improve reporting tools/systems and make recommendations to improve/enhance existing processes.


Ideally you will have:



  • A degree in a relevant Business or Finance subject or qualified by previous experience in a similar role.

  • Previous experience in a Project Accounting or Cost Control role.

  • Possess a recognised accounting body qualification and good level of awareness around relevant accounting standards.

  • Proficient IT knowledge including SAP and advanced Excel skills.

  • Good communication, planning and leadership skills, as well as a desire for continued growth and development.


For full and futher information, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Apply now!

Lucy Nicoll
Point of contact
Lucy Nicoll
Associate Director
01224 965501 07771 620 821

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