Field Cost Analyst

Oil & Gas
Edmonton, Alberta
Job ID:
Ashik Naik

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Cost Analyst to provide support on project cost management for the Project Manager and Project Controls Advisor.

This is a 6-month contract located in Edmonton, Alberta.

How you will bring value…

  • Follow standardized practices and existing processes created for the Programs group.
  • Provide analysis and support to the project teams related to the reporting of costs, project progress per WBS, and earned value measurements.
  • Interfacing with required groups to ensure invoices are received, coded to the correct project, and sent to the proper approver.
  • Work independently and be responsible for making decisions based on the group’s procedures, guidelines and interpretation of contractual documents.

What you will be doing…

  • Required to record, track and maintain all submissions related to cost, progress and change.
  • Update and maintain earned value reports for all major scopes of work daily.
  • Review and record the daily time tickets for cost and man hour information.
  • Review and record the daily progress for earned value reporting.
  • Conduct critical analysis of project costs and budget.
  • Interface with contractors to ensure they are provided with correct rates and estimates for updating reports.
  • Interface with inspectors to ensure they are providing accurate documentation for updating reports.
  • Review and validate invoices to ensure that dates and amounts are in agreement with contract terms.
  • Work with internal invoice system and the Accounts Payable group to ensure invoices are coded properly and sent to the appropriate approver.
  • Compilation of scheduled and ad hoc reporting as required by the project personnel.
  • Attend and participate in program and contractor update meetings.
  • Be an active participant of the program  team, working closely with project managers and Project Controls Analysts.
  • Comply with all client’s policies and procedures, including but not limited to:
    • Safety
    • Integrity
    • Respect
    • Other applicable trainings.

What you will need to succeed…

  • Technical diploma, or formal training in regards to Scheduling, Estimating, Cost Controls, and Planning required.   
  • Minimum 2 years of experience related to cost and/or scheduling is required, preferably in the oil and gas industry.
  • Software Experience:
    • Microsoft Office programs (Advanced Excel user, proficient in Word, Project). 
    • A basic understanding of scheduling principles including data input.
    • Experience with Oracle Financials and Markview Invoicing would be an asset. 
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal are required.
  • Desire to advance in the field of Project Controls by taking on more challenges.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize workload independently, bring issues forward and develop working relationships at all levels of the organization.

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