The Cost Lead will be responsible for supporting the project team managing project cost through monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, reporting, and advising on accuracy and trends. This position will report to the Project Controls Manager.

• Advising project team on cost control
• Advising Project Manager and Project Controls Manager on accuracy of contractor reporting and contract non-conformance
• Tracking progress & reports against actual cost
• Preparing any special progress reports, cost reports, and forecasts for team activities
• Assisting in change management process with project leaders and contractors
• Reviewing project cost estimates
• Coordinating routine progress reporting
• Reviewing project cost estimates and project budget tracking for compliance
• Providing Project Manager with independent assessments and analyses
• Preparing and updating weekly and monthly project cost reports
• Tracking and evaluating PO and subcontract cost reporting and invoicing
• Participating in reporting on process and cost
• Functioning as SAP subject matter expert for the projects team
• Directing contractor of company requirements for planning, cost control, and reporting
• Directing and collaborating with Project Controls Analysts to best support the PMO organization
• Reviewing and accessing accuracy of contractor cost reporting, reporting procedures, cost estimates, and forecasting
• Periodically auditing contractor progress reporting and forecasting
• Assuring contractors incorporate work scope changes in planning and budgets
• Advising contractor of company input to budgets and schedules
• Reviewing and approving contractor cost control plans and procedures for compliance and conformance
• Updating financial reports in SAP

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a Financial or Technical field of study (Business, Finance, Engineering, Construction, Engineering Technology)
• 10+ years of relevant experience with project cost controls
• Working knowledge of budget development within a WBS
• Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Long-term Contract

Only applicants who are authorized to work in the US, without company sponsorship, on a full-time, permanent basis will be considered.