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Cost Controller

Company: Atkins
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Junior - Mid Level Cost Manager

Why join us?

Our Carolina's team is growing! If you want to be a part of a successful global organization and have at least 3 years of experience as a Cost Manager on large Industrial construction projects, we would like to connect with you. This position will be based out of our office in Greenville, SC or upstate Carolina's and reports to the Senior Business Service Director.

This is a full-time position with Faithful+Gould that comes with the opportunity to prove your true potential, provide expert services on world class projects, collaborate and grow with professional services experts, and receive an attractive compensation package with robust benefits.

About Us:

Faithful+Gould is a world leader in integrated project and program management consulting. We provide expert and professional management consulting services on a wide range of interesting and iconic projects with many high-profile clients across key business sectors and industries that include several Fortune 100 companies and notable Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by Engineering News Record (ENR). Faithful+Gould was established in the U.K. in 1947, with its first USA office opening in 1992. We embody Constructive Expertise - It's in our DNA!

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Prepares and issues periodic cost reports to senior technical staff.
  • Prepare and review cash flow forecasts and issues to senior technical staff.
  • Assist in the review of design and construction related change orders in accordance with the client's approval process.
  • Reviews all invoices for the project and ensures that junior technical staff codes the invoices where applicable and forwards them to the client's accounts payable department.
  • Provides procurement support to senior technical staff, where applicable, for construction and engineering services, including preparing RFP and bid analysis.
  • Where applicable, overviews and reports to the client on contractor buyout of subcontract bid packages.
  • Attends the bi-weekly cost meetings to review procurement status and change order status with the contractors and engineering teams.
  • With minimal supervision, provides cost information on value engineering analysis.
  • With minimal supervision, carries out an earned value analysis of the project on a periodic basis.
  • Reviews the contractors close out administration and ensures that they meet their contractual requirements.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

    What will you contribute?
    • Bachelor's degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field
    • Preferably a member of RICS or AACE or another relevant professional body
    • 7 years of related experience
    • Strong IT skills with an excellent understanding of Microsoft Excel, Project, Word, and Outlook
    • Experience in both greenfield and brownfield projects and Industrial is preferred
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively within multidisciplinary teams, including interacting with the clients
    • Must be a self-starter attitude with proactive, results-oriented focus; and willing and capable to assume additional responsibilities
    • A disciplined thinker and analytical, numerate, problem solver who has the judgment and the capacity to think complex issues through and develop effective solutions in a timely manner
    • Commercially aware, you'll work well as part of a team and demonstrate that you can work autonomously when required
    • Knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall construction costs
    • Ambition and drive to deliver a high-quality professional service
    • Drive and self-motivation to continuously develop their technical and behavioral skills
    • An ability to influence others through the use of sound judgment and good sense
    • Able to work with the minimum of supervision and on their own initiative
    • Develop their professional network to support the New York office and career.

      What we offer at Faithful+Gould:
      • Opportunity to work on projects of various sizes and levels of complexity for globally renowned clients.
      • Strong team of expert, professional peers to mentor and grow with.
      • Competitive salary.
      • Flexible work schedules.
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays.
      • Group Insurance.
      • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match.
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
      • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a tuition reimbursement program.

        If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!
        At every stage, we have the right support and training to help you learn and acquire what you need to succeed. We seek results-oriented problem solvers, creative thinkers, and performance-driven professionals who are ready to work on exciting projects and rewarding opportunities as a part of their exceptional career.

        Faithful+Gould is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

        Please review Faithful+Gould's Equal Opportunity Statement here:

        Faithful+Gould cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

        Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

        In the event a recruiter or agency who are not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Keywords: Atkins, Greenville , Cost Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Greenville, South Carolina

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