Project Cost Controller Resume

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Career Objective:

To work as a project cost controller for “Prudent Technology, Inc.,” and ensure project costs are thoroughly evaluated and they do not exceed the set budgetary limits.

Summary of skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of cost control and estimating of multi-million dollar projects
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project management procedures and systems
  • Well-versed with various modules of project management, including Cost Control module
  • Possess sound working knowledge of project management principles and techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting, finance, economics, procurement, contract administration and labor legislation
  • Possess great communication, managerial and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional skill of working in a fast-paced, high-volume, and fast-changing environment

Work Experience:

Project Cost Controller
Rob Associates & Turpin, Boston, MA
July 2013 – Present

  • Monitoring cost control activities and project progress
  • Calculating project cost and negotiating price with vendors and subcontractors
  • Reviewing, approving, and rejecting purchase orders submitted by teams
  • Establishing, maintaining, and controlling project budgets, including overall cost control
  • Preparing monthly expenditure forecast and estimating project profitability
  • Developing and executing plans for mitigating risks involved in projects
  • Assisting project manager and finance director in allocating budget for each phase of project
  • Generating, reviewing and analyzing progress reports and reconciling capital accounting reports
  • Planning work within man-hour budget and schedule

Assistant Project Cost Controller
Electronics Systems, Inc., Boston, MA
September 2010 to June 2013

  • Performed financial reporting and project management
  • Supervised and oversaw the activities of clerical accounting staff and staff working on sites
  • Coordinated project control measures and attended project meetings
  • Reviewed and ensured accuracy of all accounting details on financial statements
  • Handled month-end close and reconciliations of accounts
  • Supported project controller with year-end audit process and in special project as required
  • Maintained project and cost code information in computer systems and physical file


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance
    Boston University, Boston, MA


On request.

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