The Senior Finance Manager – Cost Control demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives.
In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.
Participate in the development and implement cost control process and tolls for tracking costs for multiple types of projects globally.
Oversee the cost control process implementation on projects and work with planners/project teams to develop cost control skills.
Lead work plans with planners to align budgets, schedules and scope.
Evaluate changes and ensure appropriate cost and schedule controls are included in schedules to minimize risk.
Incorporate actual and committed costs and determine forecasted costs, develop reports, and participate in presentation to the project team.
Participate in cost reviews and support development of estimated at completion costs.
Work closely with other projects functions
Manage development of solutions to mitigate cost overruns
Proactively manage the potential claim mitigation through the lifecycle of a project
Drive organizational and functional improvement in order to achieve business goals and develop employees.
Leads Cost Control activities for assigned area/group/region/customer(s)
Provides full scope of leadership for a team, including performance evaluation, annual assessment, salary planning, and employee development.
Creates an environment which enables the attraction of new, qualified talent to the organization.
Bachelor's degree in finance or a technical field from an accredited university or college
At least 5 years of related experience.
At least 2 years leading in a matrix environment
Willingness and ability to travel globally
Master's degree in Finance, Business, or other advanced degree will be an added advantage
Cost control experience
Project planning experience
Familiarity with methodologies for planning
Demonstrated Leadership in a matrix environment
Diligent, dedicated and detail oriented
Demonstrated ability to deliver while handling large numbers of diverse tasks.
Experience in planning and using scheduling systems, ie: P6
Project Management Experience
Experience working in or with a multi-functional organization
Technical knowledge of product lines and associated systems
Microsoft suite proficiency
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leaderships skills
Strong people management, team building, performance management, strategic and operations planning, process management, negotiation, and relationship management skills
Method of application:
Interested candidates should forward their CVs to smartmacng @gmail.com
NB -Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted