Cost Controller

Jakarta, Indonesia

Job Reference 1186095

Location Jakarta, Indonesia

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Budget / Cost Control

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 9, 2023

Cost Controller - Short Term (5 months)
Based in Batam


The Cost Controller will work closely with the Senior Cost Controller and Project Team to provide all Project cost control activities on a project. This shall include setting up the project cost control tools, processes and reporting routines to ensure effective analysis & monitoring. The Cost Controller shall report to the Cost Control Manager and Project Manager and will provide all information necessary for them to determine the financial success of the Project.
  • Manage all Cost Control Functions on Project in accordance with Group Procedures & Guidelines.
  • Establishment of Project Cost Control Execution & Reporting Plan, including development of any Project specific procedures where necessary, during the Project startup phase.
  • Set up of Project Chart of Accounts and involvement in establishment of Project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) and CTR Catalogue.
  • Ensure analysis and understanding of the project contract and scope.
  • Input of Project Budget into Cost Management System (CMS) based on Tender “As Sold” Financial Costing data.
  • Development of Forecasting methodology and establishment of monthly routines and interfaces with other project team members and external information providers.
  • Monitor & control actual cost expenditures including reconciliation to the accounting system.
  • Commitment & Open P/O monitoring and inclusion in forecasts as appropriate.
  • Involvement in Change Management Process and Variation Order Costing, Pricing and Submission.
  • Participate in Risk Management Process and manage the Project Contingency and Sensitivity Analysis Reporting.
  • Preparation of the Project Cost Report (EAC) as well as ensuring that all information provided on monthly basis for Regional/Corporate Management Reporting purposes.
  • Preparation & Submission of Monthly multiple currency Cashflow Forecasts for project
  • Preparation & Submission of the Monthly Project Status Report (PMSR)


  • Client
  • External Auditors


  • Cost Control Manager
  • Project Controls/Service Manager
  • Senior Cost Controller
  • Project Manager
  • Project Controls Functions: Planner, Risk Engineer, Contract Admin
  • Project Work Package Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • Finance & Accounting Group
  • Management Reporting Group
  • Group Treasury
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project Operations Manager / Engineering Manager
  • Degree or Diploma in Finance & Accounting or Business-Related Disciplines desirable but not essential
  • Previous experience as Cost Controller in Oil & Gas or Related Industry.
  • Excellent IT Skills, Good Numeracy and Analytical Skills
  • Good spoken & written English is essential.
  • SAP Experience desirable
Working in a team orientated environment essential

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