Budget & Cost Control Officer

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April 16, 2021, 10:00:00 PM

About the job


Qualifications & Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar subject;

• At least 2 years’ experience in finance / cost control function;

 • Experience in an Oil & Gas / extraction industry is preferable; • Good understanding of commercial contracts common structure;

 • Knowledge of accounting system, both Local GAAP and IFRS;

 • Experience in budget and multi-year plan preparation;

 • Sound experience in budget control, explanation of variances actual vs budget, forecasting and reporting to Management;

 • Knowledge of financial analysis;

 • SAP experience preferred.

Main Responsibilities: 

• Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the interdependency of cost drivers; • Input of Budget data into the Company’s budgeting systems; 

• Work closely with Project Control personnel, Cost Engineers and Cost Controllers to prepare the monthly Look Ahead Report and associated variances reporting during Development Phase;

 • Work closely with Contract Holders and Contract Engineers to review and monitor Actual calculations for major contracts. Ensure Actual is calculated and reported in a manner that is consistent with Company guidelines;

 • Ensure the collection, consolidation and review of the monthly analysis and reporting of G&A costs. Inform Department managers and Directors on the status of G&A costs and provide analysis and reviews as required;

 • Provide and oversee the execution of budget and cost control in relation of purchasing activities such as Contract Board submission reviews and purchase order and requisition verification;

 • Oversee records database, collect and analyze information of present and past costs, identify savings to improve the planning processes and company performance.


Maputo, Moçambique