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Project Cost Controller

Job Details
Posted Date:
March 21, 2023


Job ID:


Des Moines , IA




5 years


Job Description
  • Location: Des Moines, IA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #9795

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Project Cost Controller (148015). Do you have experience with WBS and Cost Control for a large multi-million dollar projects? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:
As a project manager over cost controls, you will work closely with a Project Manager to ensure the proper budget controls are in place on a multi-million-dollar capital investment project at one of the petfood manufacturing factories. This includes full life cycle support from project set up to project close out. The project cost controller is responsible for tracking budget line items at the detailed Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) level, monitoring actuals costs against the budget line items, and assisting with estimates to complete at the WBS level. This extends into forecasting cash flow by month based on the detail buildup of purchase order delivery schedules, labor resource plans, internal cross charges, etc. Additionally, you will work with the field team to validate construction percent completes through a physical review of the construction site. You will also work closely with scheduling, to connect cost and schedule. Additional support includes Earned Value Management (EVM), detailed invoice reviews (audits), and purchase order maintenance. The project cost controller will also be responsible for ensuring that the project team is following Change Management procedures, and that the proper documentation is completed related to contract change orders. This role is essentially the liaison between Engineering and Finance to develop and enforce project controls.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • BS degree in an engineering, project management, economics, or finance field preferred

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in the corresponding technical field, or 2 years of experience with graduate degree in an engineering, project management, economics, or finance field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Attention to detail and the ability to handle large volume of data
  • Ability to summarize financials for leadership
  • SAP knowledge preferred

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Strong analytical experience
  • Ability balance competing priorities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience collaborating and working successfully with multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrate agility and adapt to changes quickly

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Long and Short-Term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Direct deposit
  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let’s go!

Keywords: Cost Control, Project Manager, SAP, CAP, Project Auditing, NIMT, Cost Reports

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

All offers of employment at Technology Partners are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug screening that meet corresponding laws and regulations at the city, state and federal level.

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