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Cost Controller


10 - 11 years Cairo - Egypt

Any Nationality

, Posted on June 5, 2018 1 Opening

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• To ensure accuracy of actuals and Estimate To Complete data at the project level
• To ensure the economic and financial management of the project, following company procedures and ensuring risks and opportunities are managed to optimize the project financial targets
• Supports the Project Manager in the controlling/financial management of the project
• Supports the Bid Manager/Bid Team if required
• To ensure that the project finance situation as reported in Sector Project Reviews is accurate and sincere in respect with Alstom rules.
• Support the Project Manager in the controlling/financial management of the project
• Tender Phase:
• Can be involved in the commercial/tender phase of a project to support all specific financial
demands (optimization of the contract financial terms, financial risks/savings, financial plans/forecasts,
hedging and bonds, )
• Support the Bid Manager/Bid Team
• Project Phase :
• Be the economic and financial advisor to the Project Manager
• Prepare, along with the Project Manager, the periodic Project Reviews with all relevant financial
• Control and optimize the project results through close involvement with the Project Manager and
the WP Controllers/WP Owners/Project Sub-Systems Managers and Cost Managers
• Challenge the Estimate to Complete in order to maximise the Project Margin
• Assure customer invoicing is done as soon as possible and play an active role in getting payment
from customer in the due time.
• Manage cash and follow-up the implementation ofcash improvement actions on the project.
Promote cash culture in the project
• Manage project bonds requirements and hedging to limit exposure
• Provide all Project financial reporting (orders, forecasts, weekly cash, )
• Prepare the internal orders on the basis of the signed Work Package Sheets and communicate to
the Site Controller of the lead site (including variations).
• Review and analyse all B/S items linked to the project(s)
• Contribute to claims preparation.
• Review the contract database data for all units and its compliance with last SPR decisions
• Participate in the project Steering Committee, Risk analysis meetings and all decision-making
concerning financial or contractual aspects of the project.
• Support and prepare together with the Project Manager for all SPR/BPR submissions.
• In liaison with the relevant departments :
• in case of onshore activities , ensure that legal and administrative obligations are well implemented
for the Project such as Tax or obligations relevant to the structure (Branch or Subsidiary).
• In case of financing, ensure consistency between the Contract and the financing arrangements.
• In case of partnership (JV, consortium, GIE, SEP, ), ensure follow up of the financial aspects in compliance with the partner agreements.
Qualifications & Skills:
EDUCATION: University degree in Finance/Accounting
• Efficiency and Effectiveness Oriented
• Leadership, initiative and decision minded
• Innovative and Problem solver
• Communication skills. Transparency. Ethical behavior.
• Decision maker. Capable of initiatives.
• Resilience
• Ability to inspire changes
• Elaborate a vision. Manage risks
• Clear reporting, and anticipation
• +10 years Minimum technical knowledge in projects based business
• External recognition /accreditation are an added value.
• Competent in Project Management Tools (ADEL, SAP , PMS, Microsoft Project, CPR,MPR)
• Language Skills: Excellent command of Arabic and English (written/ spoken). French is an advantage
• Excellent presentation, communication, and analytical skills
• IT Skills: Knowledgeable in all standard office tools
• Location for the role? Travel? Cairo, Travel within Egypt

Industry Type : Logistics / Transportation / Warehousing / Courier
Functional Area : Accounts / Taxation / Audit / Company Secretary


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