Senior Cost Controller

Business Sectors: Offshore Wind
Sectors: Employment Type: contract Country: United Kingdom

Senior Cost Controller required to join a leading Offshore Wind Developer.


  • Implementing & maintaining the offshore business cost management control system/process.
  • Liaising with 'Procurement' and/or ‘Package Managers/Budget Holders’ to determine committed expenditure and update/interrogate current budget assumptions.
  • Liaising with the ‘Project Manager’, ‘Project Planner’, ‘Risk Manager’ and “Change Manager” in order to understand project issues and anticipate (and mitigate) their impact on the project's budget.
  • Supporting the month-end Value of Work Done (accruals/prepayments) process.
  • Leading the month-end financial reporting process including variance cost analysis reporting.
  • Compiling on a quarterly basis the project's VoWD plan/forecast and explaining monthly any deviations from such Forecast.
  • Support the project’s cash flow reporting/forecasting process.
  • Providing ad-hoc ‘cost control’ support to the Project.
  • Creating and maintaining WBS structures.
  • Creating and maintaining AO’s.
  • Purchase Requisition/Order Approval (from a cost control perspective, i.e. coding and budget).
  • Commitment Reporting/Closing Down PO’s.
  • Month End Processes:
    • VoWD.
    • Manual accruals request.
    • Cost Variance Analysis Report.
    • Project Monthly Report.
  • Forecasting Processes:
    • Creating the Forecasts.
    • Change control process.
    • Creating and maintaining budget availability.
  • Ad-hoc cash flow reporting.
  • Local Content Expenditure Reporting.
  • Resource Cost Management.


  • Previous experience in Cost Management in Offshore Wind environment.
  • Proven experience in the use of SAP.
  • Proven experience in the use of Microsoft Excel.
  • Degree qualified or equivalent qualifications/experience.
  • Proven significant experience of IT applications (SAP, Microsoft Office, Document Management Systems).
  • Proven significant experience of working with multi-disciplinary teams.

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Ricky McGarrigle

Ricky McGarrigle

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