Cost Controller
J P Kenny - Aberdeen, SD

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Job Overview The Cost Engineer is responsible for ensuring that an effective system of cost control is maintained for use on allocated contracts within JP Kenny Caledonia Ltd.

Roles & Responsibilities 1. The Cost Engineer shall act as the centre of expertise within J P Kenny for all activities relating to cost control. In addition the Cost Engineer shall:
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive cost control system to provide accurate and timely reporting.
  • Monitor cost data and provide accurate cost status reports in line with Company and/or project requirements.
  • Provide necessary commitment schedules and development of value of work done (VOWD) profile.
  • Ensure that cost control from subcontractors and/or vendors conform to both company and customer requirements.
  • Collate and verify information necessary for production of invoices on behalf of the company.
  • Review contractors invoices and documentation and check for acceptability.
  • Management of trends and change orders.
  • Monitor, facilitate, analyse and audit contractor cost reports and notify of problems areas or deviations from each individual contract that JP Kenny is awarded at an international level.
  • Facilitate the efficient close out of accounts upon completion.
2. Assisting in the training and development of other J P Kenny personnel.
  • The Cost Engineer shall ensure that they comply with the company HSE policy. It should be noted that each person has a responsibility for the safety and quality aspects of the work that they undertake. Any questions or concerns relating to HSE and/or the QMS should be brought to the attention of the Team Leader.
3. Supporting other discrete packages / work as may be required on a time-to-time basis.

4. Authority
  • Functional
    • For generating and issuing J P Kenny cost data.
    • For checking subcontractor / vendor cost data.
5. Interfaces
  • External
  • Customers
  • Sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Internal
  • Project Services Manager
  • Internal departments (as required/appropriate)
  • Other divisions of JP Kenny where there is joint collaboration on projects across the globe.
Any Other Information Experience and Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in Finance and Accountancy and be currently working towards gaining Chartered status with AcostE.
  • The candidate should have experience in cost control, gained within the subsea oil and gas sector due to the complex nature of the work.
Additionally the candidate should display the following:
  • IT literacy.
  • Advanced organisational skills with attention to detail.
  • Good understanding of the project management requirements of subsea engineering projects.
  • High level of accuracy.
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills.
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