Project Accountant (Project Cost Engineer)

Pasadena, California
02 Sep 2016
11 Nov 2016
BI 0000NN
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Summary

Responsible for comprehensive understanding and application of principles, theories, concepts, and industry practices and standards. Will perform work of complex scope. Works under general supervision while participating in setting assignment objectives; work is reviewed for adequacy on completion. Represents the organization by interacting with internal and external personnel on significant matters. Focused on Cost Scheduling / Monitoring of project during construction phase.

  • Develop, report, and manage schedule data for projects
  • Extract schedule information from reporting systems and analyze data to report on status of the project
  • Identify root cause of variances and define future spending in justifiable terms
  • Participates in project schedule review meetings
  • Participates with management in development of strategies and plans
  • Create and update P6 and SAP click schedules
  • Track milestones and work directly with project managers, and other supervisors or managers
  • 5 years of Cost accounting experience is required
  • Software experience - minimum of 2 years Primavera P6 at a 'hands-on' user level is required
  • Experience in engineering and/or construction work process and activity sequence required
  • Refinery or chemical plant facility EPC experience required
  • Experience in using and understanding earned value progress required
  • Experience in all phases of home office engineering required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • BS or BS is preferred

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