Senior Analyst – Senior Cost Controller, Reading, UK

Location:Reading, UK

Apply by:December 21, 2018

Position type:Employee (Office / Offshore Core)

Job category:Functional

Job ID #:30408

Corporate Overview

Aker Solutions helps the world meet its energy needs. We engineer the products, systems and services required to unlock energy. Our goal is to maximize recovery and efficiency of oil and gas assets, while using our expertise to develop the sustainable solutions of the future. Aker Solutions employs approximately 14,000 people in more than 20 countries.

Aker Solutions’ Project Controlling team based in Reading is responsible for ensuring appropriate financial reporting and controlling support is provided to our Projects delivery centre. We need an adaptable, reliable individual with good interpersonal skills and sound commercial understanding to support our ongoing projects in the position of Senior Cost Controller.

This is a full time position, ideally for someone who has over 5 years experience in a similar role.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Preparation of monthly reporting and forecasting in close liaison with the Project Manager(s)
  • Regular review of results and forecasts in conjunction with the Projects UK Finance Manager
  • Monitoring of job costing and estimate to complete forecasts
  • Identification, reporting and monitoring of financial risks and opportunities
  • Perform variance analysis on material, labour and other costs as required
  • On time and accurate invoicing to support good Working Capital management
  • Contribute to the achievement of strict financial controls, ensuring adherence to IFRS and Aker Solutions accounting policy
  • Input to continuous improvement exercises
  • Guidance and coaching of other junior members of the team
  • Other duties requiring a similar level of skill and responsibility when required

Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

  • Hands-on self starter with motivation and enthusiasm to deliver results
  • Good understanding of basic accounting
  • Background in EPC project cost control
  • Background in Subsea Project cost control preferable
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Basic working knowledge of SAP desirable
  • Good analytical skills & highly numerate with good commercial understanding and attention to detail

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities

Contact Us:

NES Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services

For further information please contact:
Dawn Aindow, Regional Manager, London 02039084481

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