Cost Controller


On behalf of a client we are seeking a Cost Controller.

Location: Stavanger
Duration: ASAP - 12 months with the possibility of extension


  • BSc Degree in technical/economical subject
  • Relevant experience can be considered to compensate for missing educational qualifications


  • Minimum 5 years of experience from the Petroleum industry, and 10 years of experience within the project services area.
  • Cost control system competence. Ability to learn and make use of Project software (EcoSys, PIMS, Assai, Synergi, Sharepoint, MS Office)
  • Project experience from Oil and Gas Projects. In depth knowledge of cost control services systems and reporting

Personal qualities:

  • Good communication skills with the ability to interact and develop good working relationships across the organization.
  • Systematically analyze & approach issues, with the ability to prioritize and solve problems in order to deliver results in a timely and accurate manner.

Responsibilities and work tasks:

  • Responsible for all cost issues related to project cost reporting and checking invoices from all vendors and contractors
  • Responsible for ensuring all POs are charged to the correct cost code and following all expenditure against these. Verify requisitions with cost center and account.
  • Register all PO’s into the relevant cost control systems. Also inform SCM when a PO can be closed.
  • Register all VORs and VOs into the relevant cost control systems.
  • Invoice control. Register all invoices booked in SAP into the relevant cost control systems.
  • Check and initially approve all invoices received before sending them for final approval.
  • Responsible for preparing, following up, forecasting and reporting the project budget both for the project as a whole and yearly
  • Interface with the Finance Department for cost reporting, tax and input to financial reporting

Contact information

Runar Thorsen
Advisor Consultancy Services
M: (+47) 918 56 733
T: (+47) 529 77 600


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