We have an opportunity for an Assistant Cost Controller to join our Belfast facility.

Reports to: Senior Cost Controller

Job Purpose:  To monitor, coordinate and control a project from start to finish. Deal closely with financial budgeting, limitation, and scheduling to ensure all processes run smoothly during a project.


  • Responsibility for coordination of project cash flow, approve spends against budgets, report on project cashflow.
  • Record and report weekly to management on project costs and risks.
  • Help define projects goals and objectives along with PM and project team
  • Preparation and coordination of the project plan
  • Monitoring adherence of project timeline with the decided schedule plan
  • Create and maintain a project’s budget and schedule, analyse progress reported against the work schedules
  • Controlling change and recommending preventative action. Raise variation orders and submit to client within stipulated project timeline.
  • Raise invoices and invoice client at correct times, follow up and ensure invoices paid in timely manner.
  • Integrate with both central procurement and finance on project specific costs and payments to suppliers, sub-contractors and any other parties.
  • Implement project controls for scheduling, cost, time booking.

About You:

  • Track record of working within a marine or engineering related industry
  • Knowledge of delivering cost control within a project based environment
  • Relevant industry related degree preferred but not essential
  • High level of communication skills (written/Oral)
  • Effective team player with strong organisational skills

The Package:

  • Competitive base pay
  • 31 Days holiday
  • Company pension
  • Excellent L&D opportunities

To apply please contact people.skills@harland-wolff.com


Job Category: cost management
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Belfast

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