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Contract: Cost Controller / Norwich

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Location: Norwich
Salary:Competitive PAYE
The client a major Oil & Gas operator are looking to add a Cost Controller to work from their Norwich offices on a contract basis.

The role will be a 12 month initial contract to work Mon - Friday, 37.5 hours per week. Rate on offer will be an attractive day rate that is paid on a PAYE basis.

About Role

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to be an integral part of our clients finance team. This position will be responsible for supporting all UK operations across the Southern North Sea by effectively managing costs across multiple activities.

This is a multi-faceted role which requires the ability to work as part of a team whilst also having the ability to work independently; you will be liaising with the finance team and providing monthly reports to group cost control. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have attention to detail in their work

Key Responsibilities Include

• Produce detailed daily cost tracking data

• Produce monthly cost reports

• Analyse and interpret reports, providing recommendations to management

• Financial budgeting and control of project costs across a range of departments

• Maintain cost records (AFE, Commitments, Costs, Forecast, Phasing) in support of the above

• Prepare and submit monthly accruals to Financial Timetable and contribute to the annual

budget process as necessary

• Critical review of costs and raising correction journals

• Check, challenge and approve purchase requisitions

• Prepare monthly cash calls and cash flows to Financial Timetable

• Assist in preparation of ‘Authorisation for Expenditure’ (Cost estimation and evaluation)

• Prepare and present ad hoc cost data for management as required

• Check and challenge invoices

• Engage with audit (internal and external) for validation or defence of costing methodology

• Coordination of SAGE time writing in support of correct cost allocation and recoveries

• Provide support and guidance to decommissioning team regarding finance related issues

• Point of contact for the department regarding finance queries related to decommissioning

• Any other cost control related activities required by line or functional management

Key Requirements:


• AAT qualified/studying for CIMA

• Strong knowledge of general accounting procedures essential with a broad practical experience

• Confident IT user including strong Excel skills.

• Working knowledge of SAP

Personal Attributes

• Strong attention to detail

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to work flexibly by prioritising and planning workloads

• Enthusiastic about new challenges with a willingness to develop/broaden the role and personal skills

• Pro-active with an ability to work independently

• Professional, confident and approachable

To apply, please forward an updated CV

How to Apply

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