Cost Control Specialist Wanted



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Kitchener, ON - (CAN) 589 Fairway Road South Unit 5 ON Kitchener , ON N2C 1X4

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Our client, a leading energy corporation, is seeking a highly-motivated, and experienced Cost Control Specialist professional to join their team. This position will be located in Chatham. Please read below for details.

What is the job?

* Daily and weekly tracking and reconciliation of Alliance Partner (AP) contractor costs based on source documents (i.e. timesheets) in accordance with Engineering Construction processes and procedures.

* Review AP invoices and Tracking/Forecasting reports for proper collection of incurred costs and accruals.

* Review all 3rd party invoices (accruals) incurred by APs and ensure they are up to date. Cross reference for duplication.

* Run CARS reports to verify all approved invoicing has been properly billed by APs.

* Interfacing with project managers and contractors to promptly resolve AP invoicing discrepancies.

* Arrange weekly Project Controls meeting with AP and Project Managers and take meeting minutes.

* Prepare AP project Close-out forms and AP Change Orders for Project Managers.

* Weekly tracking and on-going reconciliation of NDE costs (i.e. Acuren). Track costs against P.O. limits

* Weekly tracking and on-going reconciliation of geotechnical, electrical, third party engineering studies, as required. Track costs against P.O.

Who are we looking for?

* Proficient in Excel

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills to present data and analysis.

* Maintain positive working relationship with project managers and APs (Aecon Utilities and NPL Canada).

* Capability to handle multiple projects in established deadlines while managing priorities and stakeholder expectations.

* College/University degree diploma in Business Administration or Accounting strongly preferred

* Experience working on construction projects in the utilities or oil & gas sectors

* Working knowledge of cost controls tools

What does the job offer?

- Competitive wage depending on experience between $26-$29/hour

- Full time temporary for 6 months

- Weekly pay every Friday

Interested applicants, apply today and follow up with Diana MacQueen by phone or text - (519) 571 - 7910, or email

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