Cost Manager Resume Samples

A Cost Manager is related to managing and projecting the company’s expenditure, monitoring finances, and identifying potential cost risks to prevent or reduce expenditure and keep up with the budgets. While specific duties vary based on the actual expenditure of the company, the following are certain core tasks that are mentioned on the Cost Manager Resume – managing cost accounting functions of the company; supervising staff, determining project costs, performing physical inventory reconciliation, making suggestions to ameliorate accounting methods; and supporting with month-end general ledge closures.

Those seeking this job role must be able to denote on their resumes the following skills – strong knowledge of cost estimated and tender processes; proficiency with cost valuation process and cost checks; attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy; and strong communication skills. A degree in accounting or finance is considered good for this job.

Cost Manager Resume example

Cost Manager Resume

Objective : As a Cost Manager, responsible for Producing concept level estimates to aid feasibility studies and assist with business cases, leveraging a range of information from simple internal benchmarking to detailed market data and estimates taken from drawings and specifications.

Skills : Strong Written and Verbal Communication, Multiatking, Managing SKills.

Description :

    1. Monitored costs (miles & hours/interview)of interviewers.
    2. Able to reduce the cost of interviewing by 10%.
    3. Approved all payroll and leave entries.
    4. Ensured all data entered is within federally established guidelines.
    5. Reinforced guidelines to meet the requirements of Regional Office expectations.
    6. Ensured all mandatory deadlines are met by a team of field interviewers.
    7. Ensured Field Representatives follow the chain of command as required by the Regional Office.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


Cost Manager Resume

Summary : Cost Manager with 2 years of experience in managing all facets of cost management budget, schedule, procurement, the quality risk for individual real estate projects throughout planning, design, construction, occupancy, and closeout.

Skills : Excel, Leadership Development, Organizational.

Description :

    1. Reviewed key operational measurements daily in order to detect unusual trends specifically in material and labor that require investigation.
    2. Reported daily labor information to operational manager and key shop floor management.
    3. Attended morning operations meetings to gain an understanding of issues and concerns currently impacting production.
    4. Provided a weekly update that contains commodity savings, current labor trends, labor productivity measurements, and a detailed projection comparing actual trends to the forecast for all cost categories.
    5. Compiled numerous sources of information to provide a detailed monthly and quarterly forecast projecting detailed costs for a five-quarter period.
    6. Responsible for product costing, monthly closing and reporting, variance analysis, weekly payroll, capital justification, and tracking and materials.
    7. Oversaw and calculated yearly update of standard costs for five business units BOM and labor routing audits and updates Process documentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS


Cost Manager Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Cost Manager with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : MS Office, Developing Skills, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for establishing, implementing, and performing Project Controls functions.
    2. Selected and accepted AP 1000 project foreign assignment.
    3. Developed procedures for Project Controls, Nuclear Services, Established project reporting criteria, estimates, and implementation of processes for Project Controls Cost Division.
    4. Trained and directed staff on report development and use of indigenous systems.
    5. Developed and maintained the cost control system, production trends, and initiated budget change orders and forecasts for all the AP 1000 projects.
    6. Compared budget costs to benchmark pricing information, analyze quantities and scope items as well as assist in value engineering
    7. Provided support during general contractor and architect sourcing, while also participating in both the general contractor and architect interviews, bid leveling process, recommendation & award.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Senior
      Education
      Education
      MS

      Cost Manager Resume

      Summary : As a Cost Manager, responsible for Issuing recommendations for the application of an estimator to produce costing of greater detail; incorporate estimator into the project team, managing performance of estimating tasks and deliverables.

      Skills : Excel, Team Work, Interpersonal SKills.

      Description :

        1. Responsible for costing testing of scripts to ensure proper outputs.
        2. Responsible for the standard cost system, updating of the yearly standards, the physical inventory, and the reconciliation between the perpetual and the trial balance.
        3. Responsible for various corporate reporting including various reports for the corporate auditors, Inventory Reconciliation report.
        4. Involved in the requirements, implementation, go-live, and post-implementation support of Oracle Applications 11i implementation project.
        5. Performed training documentation, delivery of end-user training and post-go-live support, preparation of test scripts related to the Inventory system and performance of system module, integration, and user acceptance testing.
        6. Rolled cost in JD Edwards system before go-live for Oracle Applications so that the data that was converted was accurate before bringing into Oracle Applications.
        7. In charge of compiling, explaining, and uploading corporate reporting using Hyperion software.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      7-10 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      BS

      Cost Manager Resume

      Objective : Cost Manager with 5 years of experience in Evaluating project scope and client needs to develop and present recommended budgets for necessary pre-bid and pre-construction cost estimating and cost planning services.

      Skills : General Accounting, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Inventory Management,  Cost Management.

      Description :

        1. Developed and maintained the Bills of Materials and routers for the standard cost system.
        2. Created and maintained a daily report of key indicators for monthly results (sales, scrap, expenses, and labor efficiency).
        3. Compiled, created, and maintained the company business plan, which was also used as a forecasting tool.
        4. Analyzed, investigated, and explained all variances from the plan and forecast.
        5. Compiled, maintained, and evaluated requests for quotes (RFQ's).
        6. Evaluated and tracked capital expenditures and lean manufacturing (cost savings) Projects. 
        7. Integrated Cost Code structure with schedule activities that resulted in parity in the rules of credit and validated earned value.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      B.S.

      Cost Manager Resume

      Objective : Seeking a Cost Manager position, responsible for Partnering with the project team to source and oversee the pre-bid and pre-construction services associated with the development of a project budget and cost plan.

      Skills : Team Work, Managing Skills, Communication Skills.

      Description :

        1. Responsible for all plant financial activity - Reporting, Analysis / Guidance, Sales & Variance Analysis, Inventories (reduced physical to one day), Budgeting, Internal Control, Intercompany activity, and Taxes.
        2. Prepared estimates and cost plans for a variety of developments using CostX Software.
        3. Prepared cost plans and conceptual estimates at the project inception stage.
        4. Ensured initial cost plans are sufficient to carry out the works to be undertaken.
        5. Produced full bills of quantities/estimates to provide client detailed budgets.
        6. Knowledgable and implemented cost coding structures (CBS or WBS).
        7. Annually set budget working with all departments on labor plan and spending.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      GED

      Cost Manager Resume

      Summary : Cost Manager with 8 years of experience in Leading the administration associated with funding all project work, including creation of funding documents in use by the client such as purchase orders or Capital funding requests.

      Skills : Excellent in verbal and written communication, Analyzing Skills, Negotiating.

      Description :

        1. Partnered with senior leaders in infrastructure development for effective finance processes to include invoicing, audits, and transparency to spending efficiency.
        2. Analyzed deliverables and managed all budgets, payroll, cash flows, and contracts.
        3. Worked with external auditors on cost segregation upon completion.
        4. Established infrastructure and processed including cash flow projections and contract management.
        5. Led software upgrade from Oracle to Timberline Gold, managing all aspects of conversion and report designing for $400M development project costs and budgets.
        6. Played a key role in contract design and negotiations.
        7. Led plant to the minimal amount of Sarbanes Oxley audit findings.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      7-10 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Management
      Education
      Education
      High School Diploma

      Cost Manager Resume

      Objective : As a Cost Manager, responsible for Working with client and Project Manager to ensure compliance with these systems. Experience in promoting proactive creation/submission of all necessary funding documents to ensure all project work is funded in compliance with the Client's internal funding policies.

      Skills : Lean Manufacturing And Supply Chain Optimization, Strategic Planning.

      Description :

        1. Developed governing process, and standard work for cost reduction projects, identified supply chain bottlenecks, and their solutions.
        2. Developed decision metrics to hire the right consulting firms to support strategic projects for Ferrous Casting and Gears segments.
        3. Served as Drivetrain interim cost manager, and managed a budget.
        4. Led the development of cost management tools/tracking process, standard work, and training material for optimizing cost and improved ACSP's cost reduction results.
        5. Selected to spearhead a critical project to create governance structure and align sourcing process across Operations, Global Purchasing, Business Resources and the Product Groups.
        6. Identified cost reduction opportunities while serving as Drivetrain interim cost manager.
        7. Created project structure and governing metrics for supply base transformation initiative to improve supply base response and meet customer demand.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      G.E.D

      Cost Manager Resume

      Headline : Cost Manager with 6+ years of experience in Supporting project manager and leasing team to estimate costs associated with the lease upfit, abatement, reinstatement, etc. to optimize landlord contribution/tenant improvement allowances on behalf of the Client.

      Skills : Microsoft Excel, Inventory Management, Multitasking.

      Description :

        1. Managed the financial staff in Mexico including Cost & General Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Payroll.
        2. Established operations and inventory controls that minimized annual shrinkages and variances.
        3. Established operations' budgeting processes with key objectives and targets.
        4. Prepared tender packages for the return of competitive bids for all scopes of work.
        5. Performed tender analysis to ensure value for money is achieved and that the works have been procured at the best market rates.
        6. Provided commercial and contract support through the construction stage of the project.
        7. Provided project controls support to align with the clients needs and procedures.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Management
      Education
      Education
      BS

      Cost Manager Resume

      Objective : Cost Manager with 2+ years of experience in Ensuring contracts with project team designers, contractors include language aligned with lease requirements for the solicitation of all landlord contributions.

      Skills : Excel, 

      Description :

        1. Analyzed Hon Hai Groups' monthly financial KPI (Forex, operating profit margin).
        2. Forecasted Hon Hai's quarterly statutory report according to the result of managerial P&L.
        3. Managed overall finance operations including accounting, budgeting, and forecasting.
        4. Provided management with actionable recommendations based on financial analysis.
        5. Prepared monthly financial statements.
        6. Responsible for related party transaction reconciliation.
        7. Planned and reviewed the corporate management accounting system and the operations to meet the accounting standard.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      MS