Exterran Project Cost Specialist II in Houston, Texas

Summary: A hands-on personnel that is responsible to control and monitor project total expenditure including invoice validation, cost forecasting and reporting, change management, close out administration, and procurement management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Project Setup and creation

  • Change order maintenance/management related to budgeted and forecast cost and revenue

  • Build and quarterly updates/audits of L1-L3 processes and work instructions.

  • Develop/Produce operational/financial reports for review by project managers.

  • CFS

  • Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly project financial generation

  • Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly Event billing reporting/management

  • Weekly Execution sheet

  • Monthly cost of quality reporting

  • Budget and forecast updates

  • Analyze current and past financial data and performance

  • Identify financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts and monitoring variances.

  • Data mining, business intelligence reporting, and valuation comparisons by product category

  • Guide cost analysis process and compliance by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends in financial performance and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions/improvements.

  • Forecast future revenues and expenditures to establish cost structures

  • Assists in development of appropriate assumptions to be used in the business models.

  • Coordinating with other members of the finance team to review financial information and forecasts

  • Establishing and evaluating profit plans

  • Respond to Internal and External Audit requests

  • Analyze financial data by collecting, monitoring and creating financial models for decision support

  • Assists corporate officers and staff in special projects as assigned.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, preferably in Finance

  • 5-8 years related experience and/or training

  • Knowledge of MS Project, Primavera and Oracle highly advantageous

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and meticulous

Physical Strain:

  • Sitting for long periods of time

  • Must meet all OSHA regulations and must wear all required PPE when in the shop environment.

Exterran is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Exterran provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local law.