OLUWANIRAN - Project Cost Controller - Erha North Phase 2 - Lagos, Nigeria


Lagos, Nigeria


Project Cost Controller - Erha North Phase 2


Responsible for carrying out cost control activities on the Erha North Phase 2 Project on Snake Island along with the Lead Cost Controller.

Work History

Project Cost Controller - Erha North Phase 2

Subsea7 Nigeria

From March 2013

Responsible for carrying out cost control acitivities on the Erha North Project along with the Lead Cost Controller.

Cost Controller (Finance & Admin; Head Office)

Subsea 7 (operating in Nigeria as Globestar Engineering Company Nigeria Limited).

January 2011 - February 2013

1. Responsible for the implementation, monitoring & evaluation of accounting, financial & administrative controls put in place by management; and suggesting / recommending improvements when & where necessary.
2. Review, coding & subsequent approval of all Head Office supplier invoices prior to final payment.
3. Determination and Creation of General Ledger Accounts and Cost Centre codes for Profit Centres and Cost Centres in SAP to capture specific transactions not yet defined; and at inception of new projects / joint ventures.
4. Design, documentation and management of the Cost Allocation system for actual and budgets.
5. Responsible for Cost Allocation, Cost Control and Cost Apportionment between General & Administration (G & A) and Project cost centres.
6. Preparation of Budget Templates and other information gathering tools to be used in the preparation of the company’s Annual Budget.
7. Carrying out other duties assigned by the hierarchy / Senior Management.

Advisory & Consulting Professional

McConnell Consulting (MIS Advisory)

January 2010 - January 2011

Provision of professional services - Advisory, Strategic Consulting & Financial Services, including business plan & fundraising strategy development.

Audit Associate


January 2008 - January 2009

1. Examination of clients’ financial statements to ensure that Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Policies have been professionally adhered to in the preparation of clients’ financial statements.
2. Recomputation and analysis of year end balances with the intention of proposing audit adjustments and / or reclassifications where necessary.
3. Review of accounting entries as well as journal entries to ensure that they are in line with the relevant standards (Statement of Accounting Standards [SAS] or International Financial Reporting Standards [IFRS]).
4. Carrying out Statistical and Financial data analysis.
5. Reviewing and testing of client’s Internal Control Systems.
6. Preparation of Final Accounts and Audited Financial Statements, including Management Letters.
7. Evaluation of Internal Control as well as similar regulatory and compliance processes and policies in order to detect and correct lapses where applicable as well as providing professional advice to clients on how to mitigate the inherent risks associated with such lapses.
8. Carrying out procedures on financial records to ensure that as much as possible, global best practices have been adhered to in the process of preparation and presentation of clients’ financial statements.
9. Auditing of individual accounts in client’s trial balance such as income, expenditure, assets and liabilities in order to determine that they are not significantly misstated and to propose adjustments where necessary.
10. Performing variance analysis of clients’ financial data in order to reliably estimate fluctuations in a client’s business and reason for the fluctuations.
11. Making periodic recommendation to the management on how to improve on the areas of weakness which were noted in the course of the audit performed.
12. Multi - faceted audit experience in the following industries: petroleum, oil & gas, manufacturing and production, airline and telecommunications.

Customer Experience Officer

Standard Chartered Bank

January 2008 - January 2008

Handling all customer related issues, customer inquiries, issuance & custody of bank instruments (ATM cards, credit cards, debit cards), in charge of account opening and documentation, maintenance of customer database as well as the provision of relevant information on the banks products & services.


September 2008 - September 2009

Standard Chartered

July 2008 - August 2008

State Transport & Organizing Secretary

The Nigeria Christian Corpers' Fellowship (N.C.C.F.)

January 2007 - January 2008

Performed the mandatory one (1) year National Youth Service in the Anambra State Chapter of the Nigeria Christian Corpers' Fellowship as the State Transport & Organizing Secretary (State TOS) - Batch 'A' 2007 / 2008.

Qualifications & Certifications

University of Lagos


University of Lagos

A' Level

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

International School, University of Lagos (ISL)

O' Level

International School, University of Lagos

Primary School

Staff School, University of Lagos

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