Cost Controller , Transformation Projects - 1 year

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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    over 2 years ago

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is conducting the search for an experienced Cost Controller, Transformation Projects - 1 year. Our large, multinational client is looking for an experienced finance professional with a track record of managing budgets, forecasts, and variances across a portfolio of projects. Our client is undergoing a massive business transformation initiative that will span the entire organization. The ability to work well with business operations will be key.


  • Manage financial/cost model for entire portfolio of IT projects
  •  Prepare documentation and analyses of financial results for a wide range of audiences
  •  Validate and report key costing assumptions with stakeholders to support budget planning and approval processes
  •  Develop standard reports and ad hoc reports as needed
  • Work closely with enterprise, business unit and site financial stakeholders
  • Identify cost/financial dependencies with other projects
  •  Identify key timeline and cost risks and determine mitigation strategies
  •  Prepare forecasts of financial results using historical data, trends and other information and resources available
  •  Develop predictive financial models and provide analyses to support the Program
  •  Coordinate and facilitate the generation of financial reports to support the reporting cadence
  •  Establish the financial reporting calendar and collaborate with project teams to collect financial baseline plans, forecasts and actual spend.
  •  Develop/inherit and maintain standards and procedures governing ROS financial activities
  •  Act as a “Super User” and Domain Expert for Financial Reporting and related processes and tools for Budgeting and Planning.


  • 3 year experience as a cost controller or cost control analyst role within a large project environment
  • Solid skills in Microsoft Excel (Data, Pivots, Charts, etc),
  • Background in Business or Financial Management or Accounting
  • Understanding of technology concepts
  • Solid understanding of Budget Management, Cost Management and (Project) Accounting principles
  • Proficient with Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Sharepoint, Teams and Microsoft Project
  • Experience with PowerBI is a bonus
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, including executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Exceptional communications (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to manage competing priorities in order to get the job done.
  • Fluent in English and fluency in Spanish would be an asset
  • Familiarity with Industrial Capital Projects and or IT projects is desirable 

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.