Cost Engineer Accountant Jobs In Kenya.

Cost Engineer accountant jobs in Kenya is to provide cost engineering services to the exploration and development team responsible for execution of Technical Projects.

The Position.

The position holder will be reporting to the Senior Cost Engineer, Operations Manager and the Project Controls Manager.

Key responsibilities of cost engineer accountant jobs in Kenya will be:

• Preparation of Technical Project Approval documentation both internal and external.

• Maintains the job-specific code of accounts, in accordance with the approved project WBS.

• Preparation of project specific Cost Control procedures and Work Methods where required.

• Develops and provides project variances, trending and analysis of expenditures, and completion reports.

• The cost engineer maintains the change control systems, evaluates change notices, and determines cost impact of all affected areas.

• This activity is carried out in accordance with the Group Change Management process or the project specific change management process.

• Reviews project costs incurred by category, calculates future costs based on labour productivity, material price increases, subcontract, wage rates and risk analysis.

• Interfaces with the procurement and subcontracts to provide cost budgets for material requisitions and subcontract work packages for bid evaluation where appropriate.

• To prepare cash flows and currency distribution forecast.

• Under general supervision, performs assignments requiring experience and knowledge of standard concepts within project controls.

• Management of project change including relevant trending project costs.

• Preparation and presentation of Project Control Reports on a monthly basis in line with a Project Reporting Calendar.

• Preparation of Monthly Reports which includes interfaces with the various project team members to obtain the relevant data where applicable.

Key objectives of cost engineer accountant jobs in Kenyamay include;

• Timely and accurate submission of all deliverables

• Management of Costs within acceptable performance indicators.

The Ideal Candidate for cost engineer accountant jobs in Kenya should have;

• The incumbent must have a high level of technical competence in Cost Accounting. The work requires a high degree of computer literacy.

• Minimum 5 years cost engineering or quantity surveying or materials and logistics experience is required

• Undergraduate degree is a requirementThe Ideal Candidates Skills and Business Behaviour should be and portray:

• Preferably experience of industry standard cost control systems such as Kildrummy or Cobra

• Advanced skills in Microsoft products such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

• Preferably 5 years experience in cost control, cost estimating, quantity surveying or materials and logistics within upstream oil & gas.

• Preferably experience of delivering major EPC projects in the oil & gas sector, typically managing a Capex spend.

• Preferably experience of managing costs associated with a 2 or 3 rig program

Key skills and competencies;

• Excellent verbal, written and aural communication skills

• Able to work effectively as part of a team

• Excellent verbal, written and aural communication skills

• Able to work effectively as part of a team

• Takes a proactive approach

• React quickly & flexibly to changing circumstances

• Use initiative to ensure issues are overcome

• Seek ways to find and apply best practice

• Adopt a pragmatic, fit for purpose, approach

• Open, honest & reliable.

• Takes a proactive approach to all responsibilities

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