Skills: Cost Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Provide Cost Control support to the required function.
Maintain cost tracking data, provide regular cost reporting updates and administer detailed budget/forecasts to the incumbent budget holder(s).
Focal Interface between Operations and Finance functions to ensure accurate cost information and budgeting activities.
Works with budget holders to prepare business plans, Value of Work Done, and forecasts
Tracks commitments and invoices against activities
Invoice verification (against contract & purchase order commitments) for appropriate cost coding, price and scope checks. Where applicable follow up with vendor on invoice related queries.
Liaise with supply chain on invoice related issues as appropriate.
Provision of information for cost allocations cycles as required
Prepares variance and trend analysis as required
Collaborates with key stakeholders including budget owners, contract owners and accountants
Undertakes various reconciliations exercises as required (inc. Well Recs)
Provides support to master data and reporting structure requirements
Provide ad-hoc cost analysis and management presentations as required.
Any other reasonable duty as per instruction by your manager.
Skills and Experience:
Degree qualified and appropriate experience and qualifications
Understanding of Upstream E&P industry requirements
Strong understanding of cost management including Value of Work Done and forecast to complete
Solid understanding of contracts and procurement
Strong analytical skills
Experience of Finance systems
Strong MS Office skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and adept at interacting with individuals at all levels in the organisation
Focus on service delivery to business and functions
Flexible and responsive to stakeholder requirements and changing environment