Cost Controller Resume Sample

The cost controller has to work cooperatively with various department managers and has to analyze cost, assess vendor relationship and maximize profitability. They have to oversee cost management for the entire company. Cost controller job duties involve work with all department head to ensure maximum profitability, provide critical assessment of all budgets, assess all incoming product and services to ensure best rate, maintain good relationship with service provider, remain alert about recent market trend, committing maximum efficiency all levels, cooperate with department head to strategize to minimize waste, present new strategies to stakeholders, and roll-out clear cost-saving programs and assessment goals. The cost controller must hold a degree in finance with enough experience working in cost control. The candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills. They should be able to explain concepts accurately and should develop a strong cooperative relationship with the department head. Cost controllers use to work in the engineering or construction industry and they should possess technical skills.

Cost Controller Resume

Name: Vicky Ballard

Address: 179 Levy Court, Cambridge MA 2141
Phone: 537 – 320-7486
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Cost Controller, EDG Inc., Cambridge, MA


Highly expert cost controller with extensive working knowledge in cost accounting, cash management, and credit management. Strong background functioning in the manufacturing area and experienced operating in both corporate and nonprofit industries. Decisive leader recognized for great collaboration with management colleagues and vendors. Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skill. Able to manage priorities for optimal performance results.


  • Able to work in a team environment and who is adaptable to change at a fast pace surroundings
  • Strong knowledge about IFRS and GOPS
  • Expertise in project controlling process
  • Robust, reliable and able to implement changes and new system
  • Experience in the wind and solar projects
  • Knowledgeable about accounting practices and principles

Work Experience

Cost Controller, EDG Inc., Cambridge, MA ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisted project control manager and planner and administered project code of accounts
  • Have developed a cost breakdown structure and formulated CTR’s
  • Proficiency in developing budget and forecast
  • Supporting projects on accounting and tax matters
  • Documented decision material for the management team

Cost Controller, Process Global Inc., Cambridge, MA (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisted asset management methodology based on the client asset register
  • Managed cost estimate review with project control manager
  • Initiated, managed and prepared project cost estimate with the project estimator
  • Possess time management and resource management skill
  • Coordinated with budget owners and conducted cost analysis with the owners of budget

Cost Controller, Ernest Technology, Cambridge, MA (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managed financial and accounting functions for a non-profit domestic violence center
  • Reported directly to CEO on monthly closing and general ledger reconciliation
  • Developed document retention policy and guideline-based on federal requirements
  • Performed forecasting, budgeting, and period closing
  • Assisting project manager identifying and gaining approval of estimates


Bachelor Degree in Finance – Dunwoody College, Minneapolis, MN

High School: South West High School, Minneapolis, MN


Robert Smith, Accounts Payable Clerk, JForce Corporation, Minneapolis, MN

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 22/8/1996
  • Hobbies: Playing baseball and hockey

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