Cost Controller

Vacancy number • TR-232399

Cost Controller

  • Houston
  • Closes 6 June
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Location: Houston

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Thursday, 6 June 2024

About this role

Job Description: As a Cost Controller, you will be responsible for supporting our current team during the rollout of a new charter. You will work closely with various departments within the client's business to ensure accurate analysis and reconciliation of financial data. This role requires a strong understanding of cost control principles, proficiency in Excel, and the ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the current cost control team with analysis and reconciliation tasks related to the new charter.

  • Gather, analyze, and reconcile financial data from various departments, projects, and business units.

  • Ensure accurate allocation of costs to appropriate general ledger (GL) codes.

  • Collaborate with other departments to gather the necessary data for analysis and reconciliation.

  • Use Excel and other tools to break down high-level data into meaningful reports.

  • Provide regular status updates and reports to the team and management.

Contract Details:

  • This is a fixed-term contract position until the end of 2024, with the possibility of extension based on project requirements and performance.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field with a minimum of 3 years of experience in cost control or accounting, or

  • Without a bachelor's degree, a minimum of 5 years of experience in cost control or accounting.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with various departments.

  • Proficiency in Excel; experience with PowerBI and Task Orders is preferred.

  • Experience in the oil and gas industry is preferred.

  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Joshua Dean quoting publication number: TR-232399

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