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Project Controller


Project Controller

Overview of Position:

Responsible for business control & cost accounting of projects.


  • Coordinate with Finance Manager, Project Manager(s) and Controller(s) in Norway to prepare and generate Monthly Project Finance Status Reports;
  • Register projects, activities and budget in Axapta (Microsoft Dynamics);
  • Primary mission is to have close and continuous control of all costs in the project with emphasis on change orders and expected growth. Follow-up, update, forecasting and reporting is essential part of this work. Project Controller shall be in continuous dialogue with the respective project manager(s) and procurement manager to be able to capture changes;
  • Invoice according to contract milestone and variation orders;
  • Invoice control against purchase order and review invoices for accuracy and ensure that costs being in line with project budget;
  • Update actual/forecast expenditure profile on a monthly basis;
  • Forecast payments to Vendors/Subcontractors on a monthly basis and forecast cash flow;
  • Bank certificates; Claims and Guarantees.
  • Troubleshoot abnormalities in cost reporting data and liaise with other disciplines as necessary;
  • Prepare monthly project reports as well as monthly financial reports according to company directives and instructions, always within laws, rules and regulations;
  • Both real and forecasting cost and gross margin analysis to be made monthly. This should also include the project's cash flow and project cash forecast;
  • Managing the P&L on the projects, brings controlling functions in both procurement and business activities.
  • Work closely with the Finance Manager in establishing/compliance to regulations/authorities in reporting
  • Understanding of Taxation, laws, standards and financial forecasting


  • Minimum 5 years of project accounting or finance analysis work experience handling Marine Offshore / Oil & Gas projects.
  • Experience with systems: AX (Microsoft Dynamics)
  • Good knowledge of accounting concept, business control and cost accounting
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills; ability to engage with all levels of people
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines in dynamic environment
  • Attention to details and accuracy
  • Systematic and structured way of working
  • Good excel skills
  • English fluent, oral and written
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented with positive attitude, committed
  • Strong problem solving skillset
  • Pay package will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interview