Cost Controller

United Arab Emirates - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Drilling, Completions & Geosciences - Academic Bachelor

Are you a driven, independent and enthusiastic Cost Controller and interested in joining the team of our client, a drilling company?

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Chetan Vallala, Account manager

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About this role

Role Summary

  • The Cost Controller will be responsible for various financial tasks and analysis in relation to Profit centers and Legal entities. Apply the principles of accounting to prepare and analyze financial information for the assigned drilling rigs. Ensure compliance with the company’s policies and procedures and related internal controls.


  • Understand company’s vision and apply the company values in all business activities. Review of monthly Profit & Loss statement and account analysis for assigned rig profit centers and balance sheet reconciliations for Legal entities;
  • Preparation of monthly Profit & Loss statement and account analysis for assigned rig profit centers;
  • Review monthly financial results with assigned rig teams and provide variance memos/schedules;
  • Ensure that assigned day-to-day operations are carried out in accordance with established policies, objectives and budget;
  • Heavy participation in the budgeting/roll-on forecast processes;
  • Review assigned area related vendor invoices for appropriate documentation and account coding;
  • Review and classification of special items, authorization for financial expenditures (AFEs);
  • Interact and liaise with a variety of departments (Contracts, supply chain, HR, Technical) within the organization as well as multiple levels of management;
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy;
  • Determine priorities in the preparation of multiple projects on a timely basis;
  • Participate in any other assigned duties, responsibilities and special projects as directed by immediate superior or determined on own initiative.

About you

  • Minimum 4-year college degree/Diploma (Accounting and/or finance degree required), CA /ACCA /CPA /CIMA /CMA qualifications preferred;
  • Minimum 5 years of financial experience. Prefer experience with offshore drilling related environment;
  • Excellent English verbal and written communications skills;
  • Candidate must pass a drug screen and background check.

What we offer

  • Contract Duration: Contract Hire / 6-9 Months with possible extension.
  • Start Date: ASAP.
  • Location: UAE.
  • Benefits: Visa, medical insurance provided.

About us

Our client is an international drilling contractor that owns and operates jack-up rigs of modern and high-specification designs providing drilling services to the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide.


  • Vacancy number: PUB168244
  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 48
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Closing date: Monday, August 13, 2018
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Feel free to contact


Chetan Vallala

Account manager Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

+971 4 3153 037

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