Cost Controller

Req Id:  15391
Job Family:  Finance - Cost Control & Cost Engineering

Monaco, MC


Our Vision.

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.


Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 



Main role:                                

  • Reports to: Business Controller BPS
  • Supervision of: Cost Controllers (depending of project size)
  • Liaises with: BPS PM/PCM/EPM/PPM/Planner/Contract Manager/SB-Finance team members/ client ... for day-to-day control of allocated projects.
  • Internal & external Auditor for ad hoc requests.



  • Administer & Monitor all Project Administration/Cost Reporting/Financial aspects of Brownfield Lumpsum & rebilliable projects.
  • Create a cost-conscious atmosphere so that all persons working on a project are aware of how their activities impact the project cost including all applicable Contractual issues



  • Analyze contract after handover and prepare financial Project Summary
  • Prepare specific monthly cost reports at client or partner request.
  • Prepare a monthly tracking of the Percentage of Completion (PoC) including booking of accruals (check consistency with the physical progress)
  • Review and validate change orders in relation with Project Manager/Project Control Manager for input in forecast
  • Verify purchase requisitions (budgets, amounts and codes) before approval by Project Manager.
  • Prepare client invoices according to contractual terms with adequate back-up and book accounting records. Follow up client invoices date of receipt, payments from clients and Issue reminders when necessary.
  • Ensure that project taxation is properly handled In conjunction with Tax Counsel
  • Provide ad hoc support to BPS Business controller
  • Provide adhoc support to auditors when required


  • Prepare the Internal Project Forecast on a monthly basis
  • Build a standardized forecast / actuals reports at JV and consolidated level
  • Prepare Project Cash Planning Reports when required
  • Prepare a Manpower Forecast Report in liaison with Project Manager/Project Control Manager when required



  • Support management team for 3YP preparation as required




  • Business School or financial & accounting related degree



  • 3 to 5 years’ experience costs control in an international environment.


Specific competencies:

  • Fluent in English.
  • Project cost control experience
  • Project cost control experience
  • Problem-solving skills, attention to detail and a methodical approach to work,
  • Ability to analyze information and be comfortable with data,
  • Solid IT skills, with good knowledge of MS Excel and the ability to learn specialist software,
  • Excellent team working attitude, relationship-building and interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work to meet objectives and deadlines.




SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website at The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.


SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.