Georgetown, Guyana


Cost Controller


SBM Offshore is a world leader in floating production solutions.  Our main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and the life extension of Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels.  We employ over 4,800 people spread over eight locations, nine operational shore bases and the offshore fleet of vessels worldwide.

Through our local affiliate, Guyana Deep Water Operations Inc. (GDO), we are the Operator of the Liza Destiny FPSO, which will be located in the Stabroek Basin, approximately 200km northeast of Georgetown offshore Guyana.

We are looking for an experienced Cost Controller to work in our office located in Georgetown. 

Role Purpose:

The Cost Controller acts as a business partner for the assigned remit, accountable for ensuring stakeholders achieve business objectives in operational effectiveness and efficiency, reliable financial reporting and compliance with laws, regulations and standards.

In this role you will work closely with the Finance Manager, Unit Managers and the Engineering team to ensure costs are properly budgeted, coded and tracked.  Specific duties include:

·         Create annual budget in alignment with Client and Corporate requirements;

·         Prepare various budget-related reports to forecast and track costs and update the forecast through budget variances;

·         Ensure internal control compliance with the regulations and policies

·         Challenge financial information to ensure that all viable options have been considered

·         Work with colleagues in various departments to ensure costs are coded properly and ledger accounts are accurate;

·         Review major contractor invoices against contract terms and /or Purchase Orders;

·         Establish/ maintain dedicated and reliable platform(s) (tool / solution) used in the compilation of data

·         Prepare monthly Client invoices;

·         Prepare periodic client financial reporting as required;

·         Track major repair costs and prepare monthly reconciliations;

·         Ensure costs booked are correctly allocated in the accounting system;

·         Monitor PO management in cost control tool and prepare month-end accruals;

·         Provide relevant cost analyses to support Operations Manager & team to support business decision making;

·         Support Operational team by providing regular updates on commitments;

·         Assist Finance Manager as required.


·         5 - 10 years’ experience in a similar role;

·         ACCA or It’s equivalent

·         Proficiency in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel;

·         High attention to detail;

·         Ability to understand complex contracts and invoicing procedures;

·         Must be Guyanese living in Guyana.


·         Monday to Friday, 8 hours per day;

·         Office located in Georgetown;

·         Busy, fast-paced environment.


·         Permanent, full-time position;

·         Competitive salary;

·         Medical and dental benefits.

If you are interested and meet the requirements to perform this role, please apply via:

      Our website – www.sbmoffshore.com or our recruitment agency El Dorado Offshore - www.eldoradooffshore.com

At this time, we are seeking to hire candidates who are Guyanese and presently residing in Guyana.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. Please be guided that only selected candidates will be contacted. For more information on SBM Offshore, please visit www.sbmoffshore.com.