Project Cost Controller

Contribute as a Project Cost Controller in Bogotá, Colombia for Scatec, a global renewable energy leader. Manage project costs, budgets, and financial analysis to improve future sustainability.

Bogotá, Colombia  UTC-05:00   On-site   Contract Position   1001-5000   31 days ago

Want to join a frontrunner in renewable energy that is actively seeking early entry into new markets globally? Since the establishment in 2007, Scatec has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in developing, building and operating solar, wind and hydro power plants and storage solutions. Driven by our company values and competent global workforce, we aim to deliver competitive and sustainable renewable energy globally; protect our environment and improve quality of life through innovative integration of technology; and create shareholder value. We are present on four continents and are headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

Main purpose of position

Currently we are looking for a Project Cost Controller in Bogotá, Colombia to be part of our global team working together towards our vision – Improving our future.

As our Project Cost Controller you will be responsible for assist the project team to determine and maintain project costs and to maintain a strict adherence to corporate budget and find ways to increase company profits

Main responsibilities

  • Review the project forecast approved in the Management sign off (Project forecast handed-over by the Development and EPC team) and bring this into a fully developed detailed budget.
  • Control all received invoices and process them for approval. Follow contractual milestone payment plan and check documents / activities required for payment.
  • Check accuracy of project actual internal costs – salaries, travel expenses and booking of time in line with the budget.
  • Perform delta analysis of actual projects costs vs budget on an ongoing basis bringing to the Project Managers attention any deviations and or variations to the budget.
  • Generate all required project status reports for the Project Manager and internal management.
  • Collaborate with Project Manager (PM), procurement and engineering to develop and maintain the project cost forecast on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintains project cash flows monitoring both the forecasted cash flows and actual cash flows of the project – cash inflows and cash outflows.
  • Manage the risks and opportunities portfolio for the project together with the Project Manager (PM) and maintain the risk register.
  • Evaluate financial impact on the project margin of changes and variations in Scope of Work.
  • Responsible for Project Monthly close-out performing financial analysis and reporting on all key figures of the projects in scope (revenue, cost of sale and gross margin).

Qualifications and competencies

  • Diploma / Degree in Finance or Cost Accounting
  • Solid excel experience.
  • Language: English and Spanish advanced written and spoken, Portuguese will be a an differentiation.

Personal characteristics

It is part of every employees’ terms of reference to contribute to Scatec's vision: Improving our Future and adhere to our company values which are:

  • Predictable: demonstrate clear communication and listening skills, shares information in an open and honest way
  • Driving results: demonstrate determination, pro-activeness, can prioritise and work independently
  • Changemaker: demonstrate entrepreneurship, can challenge, fast learner, take initiates and adjust
  • Working together: demonstrate teamwork, shares responsibilities, can compromise, has a can-do attitude

For the particular role we also expect

  • Administrative ability, organized, structured
  • Driven and focused to meet deadlines without exception
  • Dedicated and someone who takes ownership of tasks and responsibilities
  • Efficient and structured - always looking for ways to improve
  • Flexible and adaptable with a “can-do” attitude
  • Proficiency with Excel and MS Office

Additional information

Cvs will only be accepted in English/ Travel availability / Valid Work permit to Colombia.

12-Month contract – can be extended

We offer

Scatec is an exciting, innovative and ambitious company operating in a growing industry. We offer a challenging and interesting position where you will be part of a flexible, diverse and truly international working environment consisting of highly competent and committed colleagues with a positive drive to make a difference.

Scatec is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

Applications will be processed on a continuous basis.

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About the role

Jun 12, 2024

Contract Position


Dec 11, 2024



Bogotá, Colombia

Mid Level


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