As a Cost Analyst, your role will be to build and maintain a unit cost base library across the Gas Transmission (GT) assets base, providing cost intelligence across GT.
You will identify, extract and validate cost data from different data sources (SAP, FACC, G35, Delivery Units and Activity Schedules) and apportion overhead costs to the assets delivered as part of projects. Identifying the equipment units (and UIDs) delivered in the project, you will perform cost allocation and analyse the differentiators and intervention types for the equipment units as appropriate.
Analysis will be required for cost divisions/cost breakdown, capturing discrepancies, and overheads, applying defined business validation rules. Your role will be to provide cost benefit analysis, outlier data analysis and predictive cost forecasts, query cost data and resolve queries to a satisfactory conclusion with relevant internal functions and business units. During analysis phase, you will capture lessons learnt and document data discrepancies. You will ensure cost standards are maintained and quality of cost data is mature for Regulatory assessment and document and update any blueworks business processes for cost.
Other key accountabilities include providing support/coaching/training to user groups, producing any daily/weekly/monthly KPI reports and supporting the business on any queries. You will establish a cost SharePoint site and maintain folders for capturing evidences against any changes for audit trail, provide technical support to fix any issues with the cost book and regularly check and ensure the data is of good quality within the cost book.