Cost Controls Analyst
Company: Next Wave Energy Partners
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Administrative / Clerical, Sales, Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 11/26/2019

Primary Job Functions

  • Responsibility for tracking, allocating and forecasting project costs for a $750MM grassroots petrochemical project
  • Review, assess, and analyze contractor cost performance during engineering, procurement and construction through to the commissioning phase of the project
  • Prepare and deliver budget update presentations to the Next Wave senior management team
  • Perform cost analysis and advise project leaders on cost over-runs in a timely manner so the corrective actions can be taken
  • Monitor the contractor project schedule to determine progress and identify risks as they relate to the project cost and schedule
  • Assist the Project Manager with verifying and approving contractor invoices
  • Provide field management of the Procurement Status Report.  Ensure material that is delivered to the jobsite is properly received.
  • Support the corporate accounting team in allocating project costs per the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and tax requirements
  • Support the implementation and use of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system

Note: The successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply for the Cost Controls Manager position at the facility upon completion of the project.



Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates leadership potential, organization and time management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and extended hours to meet deadlines when required
  • Proficient with MS Office software, with an emphasis on MS Excel
  • Proficient with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software such as Waterfield or others
  • Experience with project planning software such as MS Project or Primavera P6 preferred

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting/Finance/Engineering or equivalent required
  • Previous exposure or experience in the refining/petrochemical/energy sector preferred
  • 5+ years of cost control, general accounting or project management experience preferred

Houston, TX 77002
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