business consultant John Silver


Cost Controller

A leading international player in marine services, our client company offers to the most demanding oil & gas clients worldwide a full line of innovative, safe, high performance and new generation vessels and an expanded offer of offshore oil & gas service.

Duties & Responsibilities

 You will be responsible for the cost control for the affiliate fleet and provide monthly review with relevant analysis to monitor and keep the affiliate budget, offering improvement solutions.

In order to achieve this, you will:

Contribute to the delivery of budget and reports;

Contribute in providing appropriate monitoring tools to management;

Measure expenditure and performance;

Produce rolling forecast;

Responsible for delivering appropriate management information (financial reporting and operational and safety KPIs) consistent with consolidated accounts and for advising appropriate corrective actions;

Follow up variance: responsible for following, measuring and analyzing deviation versus budget in coordination with operational stakeholders of his scope.

The Chief Accountant is linked functionally to the Finance Manager. 



You have a Master Degree in Finance or in Business Management;

You have min 3 years relevant experience as Cost Controller in a multinational company performing operations linked with foreign currencies transactions; knowledge of Marine Industry and/ or oil and gas industry will be a plus;

You have knowledge of data collection, data mining, data analysis, benchmarking and statistical techniques;

You are able to elaborate Budgets and forecasts and how to follow up profitability as well as margin and activity analysis;

You know how to establish a reliable and pertinent reporting according to Group Requirement, to understand and follow the Group reporting processes, the reporting cycles and respects all deadlines;

You know how to analyze consolidated data and performance as well as how to check the dashboard / financial information reported, and to compile and analyze KPIs and have experienced in preparing presentation and dashboards for management’s meeting and review;

You are extremely organized and you interact, produce and report with a professional approach at all times;

You must be willing to work independently and be comfortable working in a multi-cultural environment;

You have an excellent knowledge of MS Office/ Excel skills (master some of  its advanced functionality such as Advanced Formulas, tables and conditional formatting, advanced charting, pivot table and pivot reporting, VBA and macros, data table simulations and solvers, integrating excel with other tools (BI System)); and you have experience in working on following software: ORACLE or SAP BPC 

A perfect command of French and English is mandatory.

Contract: Full permanent contract based in Mauritius