General Electric Senior Project Controller m/f in Various, Germany

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Role Summary:

The Project Controler demonstrates accountability for Scheduling and Cost Controlling on projects. As a key member of a turnkey project team, he/she will take advantage of their expertise in scheduling and cost control in both the planning and execution phases.

Essential Responsibilities:


As part of the Project team this role focuses on:

Responsible for Project Costs:

  • Builds tender integrated schedules and cost estimates

  • Build project schedule and project budgeting in cost and schedule tools

  • Ensures compliance to the Global Standard process for Project Controls

  • Support PM to align project budgets to as sold in appropriate systems

  • Maintain project schedule and cost forecast throughout project

  • Analyses schedule and cost trends and provide forecasted cost and schedules to project team

  • Maintain a register of potential schedule and cost risks

  • Maintain a register of actual and committed costs

  • Checks and controls cost movements, compares with current scope and progress as well as with previous forecast. Also Compares with productivity factors and validates accuracy of estimates

  • Communicates schedule and cost status/forecasts/risk to functional cost owners and drives/supports risk mitigation

  • Provides internal and external project reporting of project status

  • Collaborate with 3rd parties on project cost and schedules

  • Presents all financial data in a transparent way, attends project and management review to present cost status

  • Provides change order calculations to ensure schedule and cost estimates are accurate

  • Updates changes in appropriate systems to ensure costs are aligned to the current situation

  • Aligns with Finance Controller to ensure reconciliation takes place between approved project financial data and books.

  • Support project close out and claims

  • Lead the team of Project Cost Control analysts on larger projects

  • Provide support to tenders

  • Oversee the planning function on the projectAccountabilities

  • Quality of the project controlling reporting.

  • Accuracy of cost budgets, actuals and forecasting

  • Collaboration with functional cost owners to find strategies to reduce cost

  • Alignment to established standards ( WBS, process, procedures, tools usage)

  • Efficiency and effectives of the project cost control team where applicable. Qualifications/Requirements: Degree qualified either in finance or may have engineering degree (with financial training).Experience and Knowledge

  • Proven years of planning large turnkey projects

  • 2+ projects providing cost controlling on large turnkey projects

  • Lead planner on 2+ turnkey projectsTechnical skills / competencies:

  • Cost estimating and forecasting

  • Project Accounting & Controlling

  • Scheduling

  • Local GAAP awareness

  • Data handling skills (Excel, SAP…)

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