Senior Cost Analyst

Posted 26 April 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameAlan Patterson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Cost Analyst, based in Aberdeen on a 12 month Maternity cover basis.

* Assist the team to embed a culture of continuous cost efficiency improvement across the Asset, by:
* highlighting overall trends of costs and gap analysis
* Identifying cost drivers and measures
* Supporting where appropriate the cost impacts of commitment proposals with Non-Routine Opex and Capex
* Analysing costs and forecasts, as directed, to provide variance analysis, this includes cost allocations and charge back mechanisms
* Assist in the preparation of detailed and summarised cost estimates for Budget Holders, Management etc
* Assist in the preparation of the Budgets and Forecasts and take responsibility for the cost reporting of this data for specific areas of the asset, as directed
* Liaise with all the central cost control teams to ensure consistent workscopes and budget scenarios
* Support the asset budget owners with guidance and reports to enable proactive mgmt. of budgets
* Ensure compliance to all internal control and SOX procedures
* Progress invoice approval with technical and financial approvers
* Ensure correct coding applied to all commitments
* Provide guidance and support to the Cost Administration and Contract Compliance roles
* Actively participate in the cost leadership culture of the Asset
* Actively mentor and coach the junior members of the Cost Performance team
* Actively participate in Asset special projects by the Continuous Improvement and Asset Evolution Team
* Actively participate/Lead in external and internal Audits, as required and agreed by the asset/company management

Experience & Qualifications:
* Relevant experience preferably in the Oil and Gas industry in a business, commercial or finance environment Ideally working towards qualified accountancy
* Proven track record of managing joint venture partners and external auditors
* Familiar with budget preparation, cost control and planning within a large organisation
* General understanding of the Oil and Gas Industry
* Computer literate with experience of various applications (primarily SAP, Excel and PowerPoint)
* Accomplished analytical & decision making skills

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: TR/065612.

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