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Cost Controller

  • Job reference: R-054074
  • 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 Cost Controller with experience in the energy/utilities/oil&gas sector.  We seek someone who develops professional proficiency in the delivery of cost management services by providing professional support to invoice validation, cost forecasting and reporting, change management and close out administration, including assistance with procurement, earned value and value engineering. 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?

  • Supports the preparation and issuance of periodic cost and metrics reports.
  • Provide to input PO, orders and invoices into the cost report where applicable.
  • Supports in the preparation of a cash flow with the cost report, and issues to client’s finance/construction team.
  • Prepares and routinely monitors a change order log.
  • Supports the review of change orders in accordance with the client’s approval process.
  • Reviews and monitors all the invoices for the project. May code the invoices where applicable and forward them to the client's account payable department.
  • Supports the procurement of construction and engineering services, including preparing RFP and bid analysis, where applicable.
  • Supports the overview of contractor buyout of subcontract bid packages, where applicable.
  • Organizes and attends bi-weekly cost meetings to review procurement status and change order status with the contractors and engineering teams.
  • Supports the review of contractor closeout documents.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary. 

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or 3-5 Years of experience in a related field
  • Advanced Excel skills (including modeling) required.
  • Must be articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and good decision making abilities.  Must have good communication skills
  • Must generally 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.

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In the event a recruiter or agency who are not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.