Cost Analyst


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Finance & Controlling 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English (US) 
Requisition ID: 856 



At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


Purpose of the Job

The job holder is responsible for effectively and proactively setting up, managing, controlling and reporting on the cost and schedule throughout the organization.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitor of commitments, incurred and actual costs. Prepare comprehensive evaluation of cost escalation and contingencies.
  • EP cost reporting, EVR reporting, time & cost variance analysis.
  • Cash flow development and reporting.
  • Change Management Tracking, Analysis & Reporting, Ad-hoc project analysis and support.
  • Provide project management with the means to control cost and schedule time and cost, at the required level of detail, for the effective execution of the project.
  • Assess and evaluate the effects of trends in raw material costs and changes to the market environment budget.
  • Preparing cost reports related to incurred costs, earned value, cost performance factor and forecast.
  • Prepare and analyze bi-weekly and monthly client cost reports.
  • Investigate and report on trends / factors.
  • Provide monthly Business Operations Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).
  • Attend and contribute information during team meetings with regards to current/outstanding issues and/or weekly process.
  • Support reporting requirements for various functions.


Financial Management                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

  • To assist in setting up a control system and documentation for new CAPEX projects. To analyse the financial feasibility of new investments (production equipment, etc.) and to prepare forecasts, cost trend reports and monitor cost and budget forecasts. To assist in identifying cost risks and perform risk analysis. To be responsible for maintaining change control, cost reports, etc. To collaborate with the project estimator, planner and scheduler and the accounting team. To monitor project costs, review labor and expense reports and submits corrections to project accountant as necessary. To work closely with project directors and other team leads. To attend and participate in project meetings and project reviews.
  • Provide Earned Value updates using our internal system to generate mid-month and monthly reports
  • Reviews ETCs and CPAC reports and graphs and communicates with appropriate project members.
  • Monitors project charges, new charge codes and close charge codes as directed.
  • Manages transaction controls for cost codes and submits to appropriate project members.
  • Approves material requisitions via internal system by verifying budget and cost codes.
  • Prepare cost accruals monthly and submits to appropriate manager.
  • Set up cost center structure to track costs by area of responsibility.
  • Set up production variable cost calculation in internal reporting system to support sales team in decision-making.                                           

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business Admin, like program, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office / Proficiency in Word, Excel & Power Point
  • Financial/cost analysis experience preferable.
  • Good basis in project cost control fundamentals with superior analytical skills and expertise in financial analysis, modeling and budgeting methodologies.
  • Site experience an asset.
  • Able to manage strict deadlines with accuracy in delivery
  • Knowledge in accounting and invoicing processes


Your contact

Kaylee Remedes 

BENTELER Human Resources


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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in 38 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Steel/Tube division. Here, we develop and produce custom, precision pipes for customers from energy production, automotive engineering, and other industrial sectors. In this division, we enable the unerring application of our products, from the concept up to process integration and thus to integration into our customers’ value chains. Along with that, our diverse fields of application make sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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