Cost Controller

Job Title: Cost Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: $100000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-07
Reference: BH-105483-1
Contact Name: Ashlee Vann
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 08, 2019 16:10

Job Description

Job Title – Project Cost Controller
Location – Houston, TX
Employee Type - Permanent

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the Oil & Gas industry. Our client, a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, has a permanent opportunity for a Project Cost Controller to be based in Houston, TX.


The Project Cost Controller is primarily responsible for all finance control required for the management of the project. This individual regularly assess operating results in terms of sales, costs, operating policies, trends and profit improvement opportunities.

Essential Functions
  • Has oversight of the European Commission accounting principles and execution
  • Review European Commission payroll and expense reports
  • Review and approve invoices and supporting documents
  • Maintaining cash management to ensure sufficient funds for payments
  • Assisting Technical Team to simplify and improve current business processes
  • Organization and management of testing phase(s)
  • Developing of company-specific reports
  • Management and tracking of testing progress
  • Leading teams consisting of employees and managers to conduct end user testing
  • Reviewing existing feedback, information, and documentation to identify pain points, messaging opportunities, and the like/rest
  • Coordination of, participation in, and leading of weekly update meetings among HRD, Functional Leads, and Deployment Partner/Consultant
  • Ensuring accurate loading of information and data mapping with Deployment Partner and key Project Team Members
 Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Applied Mathematics
  • 5+ years of directly related cost accounting experience in a manufacturing/petrochemical environment
  • Strong technology skills, including proficiency with MS office applications (especially Excel) and SAP system
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of financial statement construction and analysis
This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a global manufacturer of petrochemicals. For further information regarding this role or to discuss other opportunities contact Ashlee Vann.