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Cost Controller

Kuwait City, Kuwait
September 19, 2019

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Applicant Name:

Nurgul Abitova

Applying For (Position):

Cost Engineer, Cost controller, Budget and reporting specialist


** ***** ** *** *** Gas business services


Place of Birth


Date of Birth

10 June 1980



Marital status



English, Russian




Mobile: +965********; e-mail:


From – To (Month/Year)


Employer, Location, Clients & Duties

December 2002– December 2004

Clerk (Cost)

Country: Kazakhstan

Company: Karachaganak Petroleum Operating b.v. (British Gas, Eni, Texaco, Lukoil),

Department: Production and Maintenance / Export pipeline

Duties: Assistance to cost controllers and managers in purchasing requisitions, invoicing, patty cash reporting. Contribute to monthly reports preparation and budget construction. Print, track and register of finance documentation flow. Check car rental and off-site accommodation billings and timesheets for invoice processing purposes.

Soft: Ideas (Accounting), Maximo (CMMS)

December 2004 – August 2011

Cost control specialist

Country: Kazakhstan

Company: Karachaganak Petroleum Operating b.v. (British Gas, Eni, Texaco, Lukoil)

Department: Production and Maintenance Department / Business Services Section

Duties: OPEX and CAPEX expenditures related to production and maintenance activity, budget preparation as per Work program, reporting (variances analysis; accrue and forecast); tracking commitment values; financial supporting to technical departments and technical supporting to Finance department. Implementing SOx financial security controls.

Responsible for cost centres with total budget over $100 M.

Soft: Sun System (accounting), Maximo (CMMS), SAP (ERP system)

Level: Cost controller III; Cost Controller II

August 2011 – April 2014

Budget and reporting accountant

Country: Kazakhstan

Company: Karachaganak Petroleum Operating b.v. (British Gas, Eni, Texaco, Lukoil, KMG)

Department: Finance and Control / Management and reporting

Duties: Monthly, quarterly and annual reports generating for parent companies. Reports consolidating, data updating for current period, monthly and full year forecast and adjusting budgets, analysing results. Preparing reports and presentations. Submitting and analysing the variances between actual costs and budget; providing headcount and salary rates analysis; tracking and analysing inventory costs; consolidating of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for Finance manager and Venture director. The responsible areas are KPO Operating costs (OPEX), Production and Maintenance manpower costs and Marketing costs.

Soft: SAP (ERP system)

Level: Budget and reporting accountant III

April 2014 – June 2017

Cost Engineer

Country: Kazakhstan

Company: Karachaganak Petroleum Operating b.v. (British Gas, Eni, Texaco, Lukoil, KMG)

Department: Project Execution / Unit 3 Risk Reduction (before reorganisation)

General Projects Department / Project Control Section

Duties: CAPEX projects. Controlling ccommitments, expenditures, and actual cost of work performed against WP&B and AFE’s; man-hours at the projects; preparing and analysing cost report package for Project team; Verifying cost performance according to schedule and identifying areas of potential budget overrun, requiring corrective action; assistance to project team, budget and economics team in preparation AFE’s and annual WP&B; providing historical comparisons of completed projects and programs; liaise with contract and planning functions to develop cost forecasts, earned value and phasing calculations for capital projects; managing cost trends and changing control process; developing maintain cost break down structure; supervision, training and developing of Cost technicians and assist the Lead cost engineer in reviewing and auditing of department processes to ensure procedures and process maps are being adhered to.

The responsible projects (areas): Shelters in place project, ESD/DCS upgrade project, Fire and Gas upgrade project, LGA building project, EOPS building project, Minor modifications at Unit 3 Risk Reduction project department; Critical civil and structural modification (roads) capital project and Operating costs for Permits, approvals and licences department currently.

Soft: SAP (ERP system), Cost Manager (Kildrummy®)

Level: Cost Engineer III, Cost Engineer II.


Degree Name, Diploma, others (including date of achievement).

- University

- Diploma

- Secondary

- Intermediate

- Elementary

-Diploma Bachelor Oil & Gas industry / Oil and Gas field development received in July, 2007. Kazakhstan

-Diploma of Production Management Faculty of Economy and Management received in July, 2002. Orenburg, Russia.

-Driven license (A,B) given by MDU Republic of Kazakhstan in 2006

-Cost control certificate received at American Academy of Financial Management (ААFM) in 2008

-Financial Modelling: Model Development Technique and MS Excel Capabilities received at Academy of Business Ernst & Young in 2007

-Personal Effectiveness, Time Management certificate received at Central Asian Personnel Consulting in 2006

-Budget and Cost Control certificate received at Deloitte Academy in 2006

-Budget, Accounting and Cost Control certificate at Central Asian Personnel Consulting in 2005

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