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Job TitleDepartmentReports ToLeadership
Cost AnalystFinance & Controlling

Job Description

Purpose of the Job

  • The job holder is responsible for effectively and proactively setting up, managing, controlling and reporting on the cost and schedule throughout the organization

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitor commitments, incurred and actual costs
  • Prepare comprehensive evaluation of cost escalation and contingencies
  • EP cost reporting, EVR reporting, time & cost-variance analysis
  • Cash flow development and reporting
  • Change Management Tracking, Analysis & Reporting, Ad-hoc project analysis and support
  • Provide project management with the means to control cost and schedule time and cost, at the required level of detail, for the effective execution of the project
  • Assess and evaluate the effects of trends in raw material costs and changes to the market environment budget
  • Preparing cost reports related to incurred costs, earned value, cost performance factor and forecast
  • Prepare and analyze bi-weekly and monthly client cost reports
  • Investigate and report on trends/factors
  • Provide monthly Business Operations Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Attend and contribute information during team meetings with regards to current/outstanding issues and/or weekly process.
  • Support reporting requirements for various functions

Additional Items / Local Details

  • To assist in setting up a control system and documentation for new CAPEX projects.
  • To analyse the financial feasibility of new investments (production equipment, etc.) and to prepare forecasts, cost trend reports and monitor cost and budget forecasts
  • To assist in identifying cost risks and perform risk analysis
  • To be responsible for maintaining change control, cost reports, etc.
  • To collaborate with the project estimator, planner and scheduler and the accounting team
  • To monitor project costs, review labor and expense reports and submits corrections to project accountant as necessary
  • To work closely with project directors and other team leads
  • To attend and participate in project meetings and project reviews
  • Provide Earned Value updates using our internal system to generate mid-month and monthly reports
  • Reviews ETCs and CPAC reports and graphs and communicates with appropriate project members
  • Monitors project charges, new charge codes and close charge codes as directed
  • Manages transaction controls for cost codes and submits to appropriate project members
  • Approves material requisitions via internal system by verifying budget and cost codes
  • Prepare cost accruals monthly and submits to appropriate manager
  • Set up cost center structure to track costs by area of responsibility
  • Set up production variable cost calculation in internal reporting system to support sales team in decision-making.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business Admin, like program, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office / Proficiency in Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Financial/cost analysis experience preferable
  • Good basis in project cost-control fundamentals with superior analytical skills and expertise in financial analysis, modeling and budgeting methodologies
  • Site experience an asset
  • Able to manage strict deadlines with accuracy in delivery
  • Knowledge in accounting and invoicing processes

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