Cost Control Specialist in Toronto at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 8/26/2020

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Job Description

JobID: 380462

JSG is currently looking for a Cost Control Specialist in Ontario North York for our client, a large Oil and Gas producer specializing in Pipeline Integrity Projects. This is a 1-year contract with the potential of extensions.  


  • Providing cost control support to the project management team
  • Daily and weekly tracking and reconciliation of project costs based on source documents in accordance with System Improvement processes and procedures.
  • Review, code, and track invoices to ensure accuracy and proper cost allocation to the project WBS.
  • Update the project cost tracker from multiple sources (Oracle/SAP, invoices, PO, vendor emails, etc.)
  • Review costs billed to the project and follow-up with the project management team, Finance, Third Parties, or other stakeholders when discrepancies arise.
  • Perform monthly accruals and affiliate billing as needed.
  • Arrange weekly Project Controls meeting and take meeting minutes.
  • Providing capital cost control, variance analysis and reporting requirements for multiple complex and multi-disciplined System Improvement projects.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for and provide support to project management team members and stakeholders regarding the cost status of their respective project budgets.
  • Keep track of Scope Changes and manage the change log.
  • Ensuring that cost control processes are applied in the execution of their project activities.
  • Working closely with the project manager and the Finance department and liaise with other project stakeholders for cost-related responsibilities
  • Ensuring relevant information is captured from projects to allow benchmarking.

    Provides operational support and leadership by:
  • Communicating and working effectively with a varying set of stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Supporting project organization by identifying innovative solutions to project controls problems.
  • Coordinating associated administrative matters, e.g., documentation, files, standards, and regulations etc.
  • Working with the assigned project management team to provide updates to Management
  • Adapt strategies, when necessary, to meet the needs of projects managed by the department.
  • Ensuring each project team leverages the cost processes in the execution of their project management activities.


  • University Degree and/or previous field operations experience
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills
  • Demonstrate effective working relationships with peers and internal/external customers
    Thorough knowledge of various computer software programs including spreadsheet and word processor
  • Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Project Management Professional designation, AACE certification, and/or Professional Engineering designation are assets
  •  Advanced working knowledge of related Microsoft Office software, company financial systems, enterprise structure and standard operating procedures, etc.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize workload and resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form. This includes the ability to effectively interact with peers, internal and external stakeholders
  • Salary and job level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Share our core values of Integrity, Safety and Respect.


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