Cost Engineering Analyst

Cost Management/Quantity Surveying
Berlin DE
Permanent Full-Time
JobID 1845
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The opportunity


As a Cost Engineering Analyst at Linesight, you will work with highly experienced, culturally diverse, and passionate teams nurturing a strong social dynamic and a shared sense of achievement. You will gain vast industry experience that will open doors for you, extend your skillset and expand your perspective. We will empower, support, and enable you to take real responsibility in your role so that you can take charge of your career progression with us. You will be mentored and supported by industry leaders and given the tools to grow. You will also be involved in and contribute to our business strategy as we continue to evolve. For us lasting trusted relationships are everything, both with our teams and our clients.

In this role you will work on complex construction projects with multiple client interfaces.  The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in managing costs, budgets, invoices, and financial close out for construction projects.

This role is a member of the team providing CEA service to the client including partnering with members of the client project team to manage project cost controls/reporting.

Team deliverables include Developing daily cost reporting including commits/ spends approval and tracking.

  • Develop and lead monthly project forecasting and reporting.
  • Enforcing project controls.
  • Driving process improvements.
  • Presenting financial updates to project/senior management.
  • Influencing cost reduction cash savings opportunities using financial analysis skills

In this role you will:

  • Assist in monitoring project budgets, ensuring accuracy and compliance with financial guidelines.
  • Work with Senior team members in preparing reports which inform operational and business decision making.
  • Support in preparing regular reports on project financials, including budget status, cost forecasts, and expenditure summaries.
  • Reviewing and verifying contractor invoices for accuracy and adherence to contractual agreements.
  • Processing invoices promptly and tracking payments to contractors and suppliers.
  • Supporting the Client construction PM team on  projects using the SAP based CPM System (Construction Project Management) including raising Change Orders & Purchase orders and assisting in the storage and management  of supporting documentation.
  • Assisting in Project closeout and settlement of WBS’s
  • Work Request tracking, approval, budget management and closeout of projects

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Have experience in financial reporting and tracking  
  • The ability to interpret financial data and provide reports which assist in making informed decisions. 
  • Qualification in Quantity Surveying, Construction cost reporting, Finance, Business, Accounting, or related field
  • Have experience working in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment.
  • Experience in construction projects or a similar role is a plus.
  • Have advanced skills with MS Excel , Power BI, MS Teams, Ecosys.
  • Fluent in English and German or Polish, with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively within the team
  • Experience in the semiconductor industry.
  • Be detail oriented mindset. 

About us

Since 1974, we’ve been providing a construction consultancy service that keeps clients coming back. And for that we have our people to thank. It takes a special kind of togetherness to create our thriving, authentic culture. We overcome challenges together, delivering better projects and leveraging innovation. We see the potential in our people and we empower them. We’re a business on a journey – an agile business that is proud
to be different.

We are Linesight. Dynamic. Driven. Different.  

About Cost Management

Our teams of cost managers deliver cost predictability, a high level of assurance and value for money on prestigious, cutting-edge projects around the globe for world-leading clients. Be a part of our collaborative, close-knit teams, who share comprehensive knowledge of international, regional and local construction costs and benchmarks. We champion both mentoring and reverse mentoring across all levels and roles, so you can benefit from the deep expertise and development supports within our organisation, regardless of your experience or seniority.

Our approach to DE&I

At Linesight, we believe that our success is tied to the success of our employees, and we are committed to creating a workplace that is fair, equitable, and inclusive for everyone. We understand that creating an environment where all employees have an equal opportunity to thrive requires a concerted effort across every stage of their time with us, from hiring and onboarding to promotion, career growth, and development.

As part of this commitment, we have implemented a range of policies and initiatives to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I). This starts with our attraction pipeline and accessible job descriptions, designed to attract a broad range of candidates, and continuing throughout the employee life cycle with DE&I checks built in at every stage. Fairness, consistency, and transparency are the core principles for all our hiring, salary increase, and promotion decisions with built-in gender pay gap checks. Employee and family-friendly policies also enhance inclusion and equity in our teams.  

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