Cost Controller


Job description

Airswift has been tasked by one of our key clients to seek a Cost Controller to join them in Schiedam, Netherlands for a 12-month contract.

Main accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • Administer & Monitor all Project Administration/Cost Reporting/Financial aspects of SBM Capex, Lumpsum & reliable projects.
  • Create a cost-conscious atmosphere so that all persons working on a project are aware of how their activities impact the project cost including all applicable Contractual issues,
  • Analyse contract after handover and prepare financial Project Summary for projects above US$ 500k.
  • Ensure that project taxation is properly handled in conjunction with Tax Counsel
  • Prepare the Project Forecast monthly and consolidate results in the Cost Control Monthly Report, including the Project Financial Reports destined for the Senior Management
  • A thorough monthly tracking of the Percentage of Completion (PoC) including booking of Accruals (check consistency with the physical progress)
  • Verify purchase requisitions (budgets, amounts and codes) before approval by Project Manager.
  • Prepare audit files for the semester review.



  • Problem-solving skills, attention to detail and a methodical approach to work
  • Ability to analyze information and be comfortable with data,
  • Solid IT skills, with good knowledge of MS Excel and the ability to learn specialist software,
  • Excellent team working attitude, relationship-building and interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work to meet objectives and deadlines.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience costs control in an international environment.

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