Project Finance Manager

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Job Reference 1239293

Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Financial & Accounting

Job Type Permanent

Date Added March 4, 2024

Airswift is seeking a Project Finance Manager to work on a permanent contract in Rio de Janeiro with a major Oil & Gas Company.

  • Continuously strive to improve the Cost Control process and procedures, systems and best practices;
  • Ensure the use of standard and appropriate templates for financial and performance reporting;
  • Ensure knowledge and adherence to the Group's procedures (Corporate & GPC);
  • Ensure methods of sharing knowledge and experience, identifying points of difficulty and concerns, with a focus on improving processes;
  • Develop the TENDER budget through a review and analysis process with the ESTIMATOR and project team;
  • Ensure the transfer of the budget from Tender to the cost management system, setting up the base (EAC) for monitoring and control;
  • Ensure total coherence and use of cost control systems (EcoSys) for budgetary and control purposes, aligning/reporting project performance indicators;
  • Prepare and establish the Cost Control Structure (x Budget) describing/detailing the structure to be used in EcoSys (&Tracker), considering the interface with the Project Planning team;
  • Ensure analysis and understanding of the contract and project scope;
  • Support the Change Management process implemented, being proactive in identifying deviations and corrective/mitigating actions;
  • Participate in the elaboration of Variation Orders (VO's) – backup, updating the related controls (Costs);
  • Establish and communicate to team members the processes and routines necessary for control, considering the financial/accounting rules and compliance in force;
  • Ensure constant monitoring of the progress of the work based on Planning, costing reviews with the budgets owners and pertinent information;
  • Calculate and monitor the Project forecast (ETC), ensuring a robust analysis and preparation of periodic reports on deviations;
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of planned x actual expenses, preparing the accruals as needed;
  • Ensure that costs are properly allocated/controlled (departments, contracting entities);
  • Supervise the preparation and monitoring of project reports;
  • Prepare the Project PMSR, aligned with the Budget owners, PSM/PCM and the Project Manager;
  • Responsible for the weekly/monthly report of the project's Cash Flow, detailing the previous x current variations;
  • Responsible for the monthly and quarterly deliveries of the project's financial reports such as LTF (BFC), Project Accounting Reconciliation, MPM, Job Template, among others required monthly;
  • Responsible for attending/responding to Internal and External Audits (& inspections), together with the Finance/Tax functional team;
  • Review the project's Close Out documentation;
  • Participate in functional meetings and workshops with the Project Control team;

  • Graduation on Production Engineering, Administration, Economics or Accounting Sciences
  • Post-graduation or specialization on Cost Control, Finance or Project Management is desirable.
  • Experience on EPCI projects
  • Advanced Excel
  • Sap User
  • Advanced English
  • Knowledge on preparation of managing reports and systems of financial information consolidation.

Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients in STEM industries. We offer a turnkey workforce solution to acquire, mobilise and employ top talent in over 70 countries. With 800 employees in over 60 offices worldwide, 7,000 contractors and a candidate database of 1.5m specialists, our geographical reach and pool of available talent, experience and expertise is unmatched in the industry. We are proud to serve as a trusted advisor to clients looking to expand their operations internationally and offer employer of record services, payroll outsourcing, as well as HR consulting. 

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