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Cost Controller

  • Job reference: R-049483
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Chicago

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Cost Controller

Why join us?

Our team is growing!! Faithful+Gould seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team as a Cost Controller.  We seek someone who can provide cost management services including invoice validation, cost forecasting and reporting, change management, close out administration, procurement management, earned value and value engineering. We seek for career minded individuals who are looking for long term growth. This is an internal position with Faithful+Gould that comes with robust benefits.

About Us:

Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project controls and consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with several high-profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the Fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise It’s in our DNA.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Prepares and issues periodic cost reports to senior technical staff.
  • Reviews the cash flow prepared by junior technical staff and issues to senior technical staff.
  • With minimal supervision, reviews all change orders in accordance with the client’s approval process.
  • Reviews all invoices for the project and ensures that junior technical staff codes the invoices where applicable and forwards them to the client’s accounts payable department.
  • With minimal supervision, provides procurement services for the client, where applicable, for construction and engineering services, including preparing RFP and bid analysis.
  • Where applicable, overviews and reports to the client on contractor buyout of subcontract bid packages.
  • Attends the bi-weekly cost meetings to review procurement status and change order status with the contractors and engineering teams.
  • With minimal supervision, provides cost information on value engineering analysis.
  • With minimal supervision, carries out an earned value analysis of the project on a periodic basis.
  • Reviews the contractors close out administration and ensures that they meet their contractual requirements.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Management, Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field, plus four years relevant experience.
  • 7+ years’ relevant experience
  • Must be highly articulate, have a clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities.  Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Advanced Excel experience is preferred.
  • Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.

What we offer at Faithful+Gould:

At Faithful+Gould, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Group Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

Faithful+Gould is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please review Faithful+Gould Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement

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