Nani Mohlaba


Nani Mohlaba

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  • Expected : 7000 USD/Month
  • Updated 5 months ago

Cost Engineer

  • Age : 40 Years Old
  • Gender : Female
  • Educational Attainment :- Bachelor degree in cost and management accounting
  • Availability :- 20 Hours/week
  • Experience :- 15 Years



Nani Gail Mohlaba
Cost Controller
1 Month
Current Location:
Cape Town
South African
African Female
ID No:
Contact no (s):
0826245995 / 0673385527
Vaccination Status:
Fully vaccinated



• N-Dip Cost & Management Accounting -2003: Technikon Witwatersrand
• B Tech Cost & Management Accounting -2004: Central University of Technology
• Matric – Unitas High School



• Elpavo Training Consultancies
• 2012: Certified Cost Technician 1 & 11
• 2008: Project Control Course 1 & 11
• Jun 2020: Commercial And Contract Law – Getsmarter & The University of Cape Town
• Sept 2020: Engineering & Construction Contracts (Nec 3 & Fidic) – Online Course -CPD Management & Consulting
• 11 May 2021 – Aug 2021: Project Management Course –
University of Stellenbosch & Masterstart





Ms Office, Accpac, Siri, Ha Plus, Costrac, PDN System, Sap (Ps8), Pcms, Ms Access, Prism





Southern Sotho, English & Zulu





Oct 2019 – Present

Eskom Holdings, Koeberg Nuclear Power Station, Cape Town

Officer Cost Controlling, Fixed Term


• CPA calculations based on Seifsa indices and foreign indices mentioned on the purchase orders
• Preparation of payment certificates after confirmation from Contracts Manager and PM of completed activities
• Supporting with ad hoc duties as and when required (e.g. compiling change register and updating each month with new CEplaced and with status update)
• Updating prism with monthly actuals from SAP, with commitments from SAP and updating the prism change register
• Uploading the schedule into prism after confirmation from planner that the schedule for the month has been approved
• Attaching payment certificates and CPApayment certificates in SAP for accounts payable to process invoices
• Print cost executive summary reports and CE summary reports from prism and issue to Cost Engineering Manager
• Extending/renewing forward cover, cancelling forward cover upon maturity date and taking out new cover on foreign currency contracts
• Perform CPA calculation reconciliationsshould there be different indices used by contractor versus what we used as the client and engage the contractor to discuss discrepancies
• Loading new/approved contracts in prism, including and creating task codes
• Loading potential and approved compensation events in prism

Sept 2017 – Sept 2018

Sasol Limited

Project Senior Cost Controller


• Responsible for the development and implementation of the control base
• Responsible for the monthly reporting of cost performance against the control base on tier 3 to tier 5 projects
• Ensure proper project controls governance is adhered to on projects
• Ensure integrated project control requirements are incorporate in ITB’s or RFQ’s document and drive process throughout entire project
• Implement risk and change management procedure and requirements on projects
• Report on CCB’s, ITC’s, commitments and expenditure against the agreed control base and WBS with the utmost focus on accuracy, predictability and timeously reporting
• Establish baseline cost flow projection and report on the cost flow performance against baseline projections
• Ensure accurately reporting of project progress by liaising with the project planners and managers
• Maintain high standard of cost reporting and ensure that the project health status is reflected through accurate tracking and reporting of changes and risk and the remaining contingencies and risk allowances
• Ensure project controls requirements are included in all RFQs and participate in the bid clarification and assessments meetings
• Ensure that all board decisions relating to cost and schedules are implemented and adhered to on projects
• Ensure compliance by external service providers to project controls RFQrequirements
• Ensure that all projects are capitalized post Bo and perform financial closure.Measurement, tracking and reporting of collaboration performance metrics
• Monthly reporting on invoice and changemanagement status for collaboration portfolio of projects

Jan 2015 – Aug 2017

Durapi Consulting, The Kusile Project

Expert Cost Engineer


• Take-offs from piping, structural drawings and racking drawings
• Capturing data from drawings on to the pull sheet for database set-up on MS access
• Going to site to verify measurement on drawings for mechanical on a weekly basis
• Contribution to the weekly progress report in terms of progress on mechanical

Nov 2008 – Dec 2014

KBR SA, SCC Project & Mt7 Project

Senior Cost Controller


• To collect, input, review, analyze and report project committed and spent
• Create and maintain associated sap accounting entries
• Reconciliation of sap (the accounting system) & PCMS (the costing system) on amonthly basis
• Cash flow management and forecasting
• Develop and maintain internal project cost control standards, processes and procedures
• Ensure budget controls
• Monitor budget and progress of the project activities in relation with the cost control, change management and trend cost
• Support the preparation of contractual bid packages in cost matters such as economical evaluation, prices analysis, and contractual affairs
• Provide support on procurement activities and participate in the process of awarding high cost, long lead or strategic items
• Implement and maintain a follow up monitoring system for key items under purchasing
• Initiate and process sap requests for project commitment and payments
• Address payment queries and timely payment of invoices
• Manage the interface between project cost control systems and sap
• Interact with the project team on financial issues and project status
• Provide input to the project status review and financial status reports
• Planning, scheduling & estimating interface
• Attending client and internal progress meetings

Jan 2008 – Oct 2008

Professional Career Services

Junior Cost Controller


Professional Career Services (Working For DRA Mineral Projects) – Douglas-Middleburg Optimization Project


• Man-hour invoicing to the client, dealing with queries from the client,
• Capturing man hour invoice to client in the costrac system,
• Preparing and capturing change notices in the costrac system, worked on the estimate to be presented to the client. Matching GRNs from site with invoices from suppliers. updating the man hour schedule and graphs
• Updating the commitment versus expenditure schedule and graph
• Updating subcontractor’s liabilities schedule
• Capturing orders/commitments into the costrac system
• Linking different sheets together when working on the estimate
• Helping with preparation of the cost report. Assistant costrac system administrator incl. Loading new projects into the costrac system

Jan 2007 – Dec 2007

Bombela CJV, The Gautrain Project

Junior Cost Controller


• Processing orders, capturing invoices and recording deliveries in siri and solving any queries arising e.g., Price different from order price or quantity delivered is different from the one on the order etc. Following up on un scanned orders
• Wages allocation
• Updating subcontractors schedule in excel and capturing the various certificates into the system
• Updating the fixed assets and calculating the depreciation
• Setting up task codes
• Variance analysis
• Preparing cost report for management
• Setting up any new tables required on the different excel spreadsheets

Sept 2005 – Dec 2006

Grinaker LTA

Accounts Clerk


• Capturing and recording of invoices
• Attending to queries from our debtors/customers
• Inter-company transaction and reconciliation thereof. Preparing payments for our foreign creditors, reconciling their accounts and attending to any queries thereof
• Updating the asset register and calculating the depreciation

May 2003 – Nov 2003

Technikon Witwatersrand

Tutor of Cost and Management Accounting for First And Second Year Students In Cost And Management Accounting


• Preparing answers to questions provided by the lecturer and go through the questions and answers with the 1st and 2nd year cost and management accounting students
• Attending to the questions of the students with regards to costing. Helping students with exam preparation

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