Cost Control Specialist


Oil and Gas

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Up to CAD28.50/hr

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Manpower Canada - (CAN) 2 Sheppard Avenue East 20th floor ON North York , ON M2N 5Y7



Job Description

Manpower is currently hiring for a Cost Control Specialist.

What's in it for you?

* $28.50 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay

* Paid weekly, every Friday

* 12 Month Contract

Responsibilities for cost control support:

* Daily and weekly tracking and reconciliation of project costs based on source documents in accordance with System Improvement processes and procedures.

* Review, code and track invoices to ensure accuracy and proper cost allocation to the project WBS.

* Update the project cost tracker from multiple sources (Oracle/SAP, invoices, PO, vendor emails, etc.)

* Review costs billed to the project and follow-up with the project management team, Finance, Third Parties or other stakeholders when discrepancies arise.

* Perform monthly accruals and affiliate billing as needed.

* Arrange weekly Project Controls meeting and take meeting minutes.

* Providing capital cost control, variance analysis and reporting requirements for multiple complex and multi-disciplined System Improvement projects.

* Prepare reports and presentations for and provide support to project management team members and stakeholders regarding the cost status of their respective project budgets.

* Keep track of Scope Changes and manage the change log.

* Ensuring that company-sanctioned cost control processes are applied in the execution of their project activities.

* Working closely with the project manager and the Finance department and liaise with other project stakeholders for cost-related duties.

* Capturing relevant information from projects to all0w benchmarking.

Responsibilities for operational support:

* Communicating and working effectively with stakeholders.

* Coordinating Materials Ordering and Tracking.

* Supporting project organization by identifying innovative solutions to project controls problems.

* Coordinating associated administrative matters

* Working with the assigned project management team to provide updates to Management

* Adapt strategies, when necessary, to meet the needs of projects managed by the department.

* Ensuring each project team leverages the company-sanctioned cost processes in the execution of their project management activities.

What do you bring to the job?

* Related university degree or previous field operations experience, OR mix of formal education and experience

* Thorough understanding of Distribution Operations procedures and policies.

* Demonstrate effective working relationships with peers and internal/external customers

* Project Management Professional designation, AACE certification, and/or Professional Engineering designation are assets

* Advanced working knowledge of related Microsoft Office software, company financial systems, enterprise structure and standard operating procedures, etc.

* Ability to effectively manage and prioritize workload and resolve issues in a timely manner

* Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form.

Select Apply Now and qualified applicants will hear from a recruiter within 24 hours.

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