• Junior Project Controller

    Location US-CA-Oakland
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Accounting, Finance & Controlling
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL – Energy North America Finance group is seeking a Junior Project Controller to join our Finance team. This position can be based out of our Oakland, CA or Katy, TX office.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Act as an independent financial conscience of the project managers
    • Responsible for all project administration and mapping of project risks that could impact the project budget
    • Provide financial project reports and project KPIs and report information to department managers and BU and regional controller
    • Raise invoices at the request of the project manager
    • Ensure a reliable insight into the financial status of projects can be obtained by a correct and timely processing of all accounting documents, in compliance with company guidelines
    • Conduct Periodic reviews with project manager for revenue recognition via obtaining estimate-to-complete (ETC) for lump sum projects and capped T&M projects. Analyze and challenge input of project manager where necessary.
    • Ensure compliance with DNVGL Management System (DMS)
    • Lead to Contract (L2C) review of project documents, setting up project numbers in Oracle and ensuring contract add-ons/changes are entered into Oracle on a timely basis
    • Special projects as determined by Business Controller

    Position Qualifications

    Position Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required in a finance-related field, such as Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or Economics 
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience performing project cost accounting and financial reporting roles 
    • Professional services industry experience an advantage
    • Strong experience with Oracle
    • Solid knowledge of project management and project accounting
    • Advanced user skills in Microsoft office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
    • Solid understanding of financial management of projects
    • Advanced ERP software user and administration skills
    • Strong customer service skills, relationship-building and listening experience with a “can do” attitude
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Outstanding organizational and prioritization skills
    • Great team player capable of working cross-functionally
    • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
    • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

    **Immigration-related benefits (for example, visa sponsorship) are not available for this position**


    Opportunities Beyond Business

    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see:



    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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