Cost Controls Specialist - Pensacola, FL, Houston, TX, Monroe, LA and Hattiesburg, MS in Pensacola, FL at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

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    Pensacola, FL
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Job Description

Job ID: #16450

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Cost Control Specialist local to either the Pensacola, FL, Monroe, LA, Hattiesburg, MS, or Houston, TX area.  This is a full-time, temp to perm contract assignment in the Oil and Gas Industry. RCS offers a competitive package including benefits, vacation and holidays. 

RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise specializing in the recruitment of professionals throughout the United States. With two corporate offices, over 20 years of experience, and a presence in 30+ states, we are well-positioned to service employers, employees, and candidates across every discipline. Our emphasis is on excellent work ethic, accountability, transparency, effective communication and safety.

Job Summary:

The successful cost controls specialist will join our dedicated oil and gas team. We are seeking a professional, innovative, and detailed individual. You will primarily be involved in the cost controls elements for a number of different projects. Cost and financial elements (divisional finance aspects, project forecasting, earned value management, etc.).

As a cost controls specialist, your day to day activities will include:

  • Provide input to all areas of project controls, including: budget, cost, risk, and change management
  • Work with various stakeholders to manage cash flow
  • Compile, analyze and report on labor actual and trends against current budgets
  • Forecast, report, and flag for project manager budget reallocation needs
  • Provide guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of coding, time card issues or other project controls-related items
  • In coordination with senior management and cost account managers, forecast future labor effort needs
  • Incorporate program procedures and processes within Our Client internal standards and systems
  • Adhere to and oversee internal Business Management System procedures, ensuring all projects are compliant
  • Provide internal and external progress reports as required, as well as other ad-hoc requests

You'll work alongside a talented, multi-disciplinary team of engineers and project professionals.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Our team of professionals provides cost-effective and innovative engineering solutions for the North American region with unprecedented success. We’re looking for a cost controls specialist to join our team to continue this traction and invite applications from candidates with:

  • Engineering project experience in a similar position (e.g. cost controls, project accounting, cost estimating, financial analyst, etc.)
  • An understanding of working with clients and engaging with appropriate stakeholders
  • A degree or equivalent in a relatable major
  • A minimum of 2 years of project experience
  • Experience building relationships and ensuring effective communication with all parties
  • Pro-active, problem-solving mentality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Relevant software experience with Deltek (Maconomy)or similar ERP programs is preferred. Must be proficient in excel.

This description portrays in general terms the type and levels of work performed and is not intended to be all-inclusive or represent specific duties of any one incumbent.  The knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.

Opportunities with RCS change daily. For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at

RCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. RCS provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, veteran or marital status.