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Cost Controller - Drilling and Wells

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Cost Controller - Drilling and Wells

Aker Energy Ghana

Reports to:

  • Operational: Drilling Manager D&W (Ghana), Lead Cost Controller (Oslo)
  • Functional: Finance Manager (Ghana)

Role Summary

Cost Controller D&W is accountable for the coordination of Drilling project costs and budgeting support in the Drilling Department in accordance with requirements and company standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in preparation/review well cost estimates (AFEs) with engineers prior to issue
  • Cost follow-up and reporting for the ongoing wells projects
  • Prepare daily cost reports during drilling operations (in cooperation with engineers)
  • Perform analysis and well cost forecasts according to requirements
  • Prepare “End of well” cost reports and well cost reconciliations (commercial project close-out)
  • Verify invoices to make sure all charges are in accordance with contract/PO terms and make sure that costs are allocated to a correct project and cost code.
  • Advise the Drilling Management for any cost and accounting matters, and bring recommendation related with budget and financial control.
  • Review project Call-Off’s created by Procurement Coordinator before it is signed by Drilling Manager and issued to vendor.

Experience / Qualifications

  • University degree in business administration, economics, engineering or other relevant education
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in drilling and wells operations
  • Experience with project cost controlling
  • Experience with project accounting
  • Understanding of drilling service contracts
  • Experienced user in MS Excel

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