• Cost Controller

    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/22/2018 2:06 PM)
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  • Mission for this Position

    At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River property. Located in the Qikiqtani Region on Baffin Island, Nunavut, it’s one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations and we are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

    We are a unique company with a strong management team. Our leadership team has amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects from community consultation and permitting, through to operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.

    Baffinland is currently looking for a Project Controller  to accurately manage and safeguard all documentation generated for the Mary River Project

    Main Accountabilities

    • Ensure accurate, reliable and complete project cost control systems are established for the budgeting, tracking, change control and forecasting of all project costs
    • Set-up Work Breakdown and project coding structures
    • Assist in the maintenance of the proiect budget, in consultation with Project Controls Manager and project.This includes assigning budget and monitoring spend
    • Analyse variance in cost and schedule and recommend corrective actions
    • Identify trends and deviations and report to Project Controls Manager
    • Recommend solution and recovery plans to address schedule and cost impacts
    • Control the allocation and expend itu re of project commit men ts
    • Assist in the preparation of documentation to support scope changes in relation to budget, estimate and forecast
    • Assist in the preparation of the monthly cost report which includes actual and forecast costs for the proje ct based on information supplied by the EPCM and Information received from the Baffinland accounting system
    • Manage the actual and forecast Owners costs required for the project and validate payment claims for orders placed directly by the project team
    • Provide accurate and timely financial cost status reports, including maintaining cash flows
    • Interface with Schedulers to ident ify and report project cost progress, based on earned value / other parameters
    • Interface with Cost Control areas of the EPCM / EPC contractors to ensure accurate and timely cost control submit accruals to Baffinland Finance group as required
    • Comply with written procedures that are aligned to and comply wit h Baffin land standards
    • Ensure Baffinland HSEC Management Standards are incorporated in all work undertaken and supporting systems and procedures are  in place
    • Ensure EWRM strategy is implemented to ensure risks are systematically identified and managed, backed by HSEC Risk Management Guidelines
    • Lead and develop culture of Zero Harm
    • Ensure all work undertaken is consistent with Baffinland Charter Values and Code of Business Conduct

    Main Qualifications

    • Practical / hands-on experience in cost control roles in EPC and Owner's organizations of at least 5 years
    • Self-directed and highly motivated
    • Able to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
    • Detail oriented, dependable and trustworthy
    • Excellent MS Suite software knowledge


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