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Senior Controlling Manager

Job Title: Senior Controlling Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1685
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Senior Controlling Manager for an international oil operator in Erbil; successful candidate must possess at least 7 years’ experience working in cost controlling management or a similar background with oil and gas. Proficiency in English and Kurdish is required.


  • The Head of Controlling leads the entire control team, overseeing all activities and ensuring smooth execution of functions.
  • The Head of Controlling plays an important role in the business and is a natural leader who motivates,  
  • Manages, and controls the finance department for the purpose of developing efficiency with a view of optimizing the business’s profitability.
  • Establishing a Cost Engineering Handbook as well as the Group Cost management, Practice and maintaining these as well as fostering the further development.
  • Taking care of routine tasks: reconciliation of accruals, monthly costs stewardship, weekly progress reports, and handling invoice approval process.
  • Ability to write complex cost-controlling procedures from scratch.
  • Possess an extensive experience in the industry and able to express his/ her professional opinion in respect of cost estimations for oil construction projects.
  • Have an experience of working with cost-engineers as a cost-engineer.


  • At least 7 years’ experience working in cost controlling management.
  • High professional education degree.
  • Fluent English and Kurdish
  • Advanced user of MS Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook, Visio.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.