Cost Engineer

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Houston, Texas, USA

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Job description

Our client, a multinational oil & gas company, is seeking someone for a Cost Engineer position to work within their facilities located in Houston, TX.

Job Overview

The Cost Engineer will be responsible for the preparation of budgets; Cost tracking; Analysing trends; Forecasting costs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare yearly budgets and analysis.
  • Review financial postings and documents prepared by others for accuracy and resolve audit findings.
  • Monthly department cost tracking, reporting and analysis.
  • Prepare monthly departmental cost reallocations.
  • Conduct rate analysis to determine appropriate reimbursement levels and sets rates accordingly.
  • Measures cost per unit of service to determine whether fees are being set at appropriate levels.
  • Consults with and advises department management and accounting personnel on a wide range of cost accounting matters


  • Extensive background in cost reporting and analysis.
  • Must be detailed oriented and accurate.
  • Must be able to effectively perform multiple complex tasks.
  • Must have high standard of business ethics.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; both oral and written.
  • Must work well under pressure.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, Word, Power Point, Visio, Crystal Reports, Fleet Focus, SAP, E-Accounting, Budget Book, Info-Edge and able to learn specialized software quickly.