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Cost Control Specialist

  • LocationHouston, TX 77056 - United States
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:5 days ago


  • Job no: 55273ENBJP00013024
  • Categories: Engineering

On behalf of one of North America’s largest natural gas distributors, we are looking for a Cost Control Specialist / Cost Control Associate in Houston, TX

This is a junior position and they are looking for someone with 3 to 5 years of experience

Primary Focus:

  • This position will focus on providing construction cost, progress, monitoring, and schedule controls.
  • To provide administration and transactional accounting support to all project cost management activities
  • To manage/monitor the costs of a project by auditing and processing invoices, work orders, and contracts

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Liaise with Accounts Payable to ensure accounting standards are met and that invoices are directed appropriately and scanned/matched correctly
  • Facilitate Administrative Closeout procedure to formally closeout projects
  • Manage the contract/work order entry process, revision process, and closure process in consultation with the Project Engineers/Managers to ensure all work order requests are processed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting to project stakeholders with regards to current expenditures on all assigned projects
  • Monitor work orders to ensure proper change management process is used to increase/decrease contracts
  • Provide cost transfer services to the project team to ensure costs are allocated to the correct project
  • Administer Contracts and work order processing including progressive invoicing, holdback management, and status reporting

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Some post-secondary accounting training
  • Minimum two years experience in Accounts Payable, Contracts, or Project Controls environment
  • Experience with Oracle Financials as well as SAP is an asset
  • Experience in Excel is required
  • A positive disposition and willingness to work within the team’s framework
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize workload, bring issues forward and develop working relationships at all levels of the organization



  • Published on 04 May 2021, 1:44 PM