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Cost Control Analyst - Project in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    2 to 4 years
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
    buckeye cost control

Job Description

The Project Cost Control Analyst (Temporary) role is responsible for supporting the Enterprise Project Management Office (ePMO) with overall project management support activities. The ePMO Project Cost Control Analyst will assist with administrative Primavera efforts within the assigned Program. The Project Cost Control Analyst requires a detailed approach to task completion, strong organization skills, positive relationship and communication skills, and a general understanding of data entry quality and project data validation techniques.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Project Support. Assist Project Managers with establishing projects in JDE, update financial and schedule forecasts, and utilize cost tracking tools for data entry and reporting.
    • Work closely with project team and Program Managers on cost forecasts, reporting, cost controls and project control systems in compliance with Buckeye's guidelines and process
    • Process purchase orders, sole source, change orders and job books
    • Perform accounting administration duties for Program Managers, confirming correct processing through accounts receivables, accounts payables, budgets, cost coding, and expenses.
  • AFE / Budget Coordination. Assist the Project Managers in collection of data necessary to complete AFEs for workflow processing. Maintain cost forecast.
  • OPPM. Ensure validation of required project data, report and dashboard formats, and assist with the administration for the assigned Program
  • Audits. Assist with periodic audits of project data to assess compliance and availability of data for KPI reporting
  • Metrics. Assist with Data Entry, Data Validation, and Reporting of project metric information used by the ePMO and the Program Managers to assess project execution performance and to identify requirements for further investigation, including the creation and collection of additional metrics

Position Requirements:

  • A.S. / B.S. Degree in Business/Finance /Accounting preferred
  • Project Coordination / Cost Controls experience is desired with experience in engineering / construction projects preferred
  • Experience with the oil & gas industry preferred
  • Experience with JDEdwards (or similar ERP system) and ADP (invoice processing) preferred. Must be system savvy.

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

  • A strong commitment to safety is expected
  • Strong written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to facilitate team meetings effectively
  • Strong organizational skills and the capability to meet scheduled deadlines when implementing multiple initiatives