Senior Cost Control Specialist


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Calgary, AB - (CAN) 734 7th Avenue Southwest Suite 240 AB Calgary , AB T2P 3P8 Phone : 403-269-6936

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Senior Cost Control Specialist

Manpower is currently seeking a Senior Cost Control Specialist Accountant for a contract position with a Major Pipeline Company in Calgary, AB.


* Provide support to the Project Manager, project team and project cost controls staff on how cost should be planned, tracked, measured, forecasted and reported during project execution and/or development

* Monthly review of cost/cash flow forecasts with the Project Manager and extended project team to generate regular reporting requirements

* Provide timely, accurate and relevant guidance, governance and support to projects on approved cost controls standards to manage Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) components including External Engineering services, Procurement of Material/Equipment, Construction services, internal cost, Allowance for Funds Used During Construction, Contingency, Escalation, etc

* Maintain cost and schedule planning, tracking and reporting tools

* Possess a solid understanding and application of Earned Value Management (EVM) principles and methodology in order to identify, analyze and report cost risks in a timely fashion

* Manage continuous and collaborative communication with Project Managers and project cost controls teams to address project cost related needs

* Monitor project reporting and identify deviations from standard reports

* Assist project cost controls teams with timely and accurate data gathering and delivery issues

* Participate and resolve any issues in execution of joint Cost, Schedule and Risk Health Checks to verify effective planning and implementation of cost processes

* Take interest and actively participate in project meetings with vendors to understand and become familiar with changes in project status in order to provide assistance in the areas of cost


* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university, preferably in Business Administration, Engineering or Construction Management

* Completion of a Certified Cost Engineer (AACE's CCC/ CCE) or Project Management Professional credential (PMP) is preferred

* Proficient in SAP, EcoSys, Excel, PowerPoint and Word with proven technical writing abilities

* Minimum 10 years of experience in performing cost and schedule management and other project controls functions over engineering, procurement, construction components on large capital projects, preferably in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Industrial and/or Power industries

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