Cost Controller

Employer
Brunel
Location
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Closes
Jun 11, 2021
Ref
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Job Role
Controller
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About this role:

Brunel have partnered with one of Australia's leading EPCM delivery Service Partners to successfully recruit and place a suitably qualified Cost Controller for an initial 6 month contract position supporting our Clients Perth-based team.
  • Liaise with Corporate and Client accounting groups to establish a project cost control and reporting methodology
  • Develop, implement and control the project accounting and job costing system to meet project requirements
  • Take ownership of the cost control function and ensure integrity of the data being processed
  • Interface with project personnel to develop project forecasts and analyse project costs
  • Supervise any supporting roles in the project cost control area
  • Liaise with clients to clarify cost related issues and develop timely and meaningful monthly invoices. Ensure payment of invoices according to EPCM contract terms
  • Preparation of project invoices in conjunction with the Accounts Department
  • Liaise with Client for reporting purposes
  • Preparation of monthly financial reports for the project. Also prepare other financial analysis as required on an adhoc basis
  • Implement financial controls including controlling authorisations of expenditure and cash flow projections
  • Preparation of budgets in conjunction with engineering and construction team members
  • Ensure effective coordination and cooperation between other team members, particularly in regard to cost, planning (forecasting) and procurement matters


  • What you need to bring:

  • Bachelor's degree or similar qualification in commerce / finance / accounting.
  • 5+ years of work experience in Project accounting, contract management, cost controlling or relevant knowledge preferably in EPC environment.
  • Knowledge of project costing;
  • Ability to produce cost forecasts;
  • Ability to extract from contract documents requirements of cost control and invoicing;
  • Ability to use standard costing packages and Microsoft packages, especially spreadsheets and databases;
  • Ability to produce reports and status documents to a fixed timetable;
  • Ability to work autonomously.


  • Benefits:

  • ASAP Start
  • Perth CBD Office
  • Competitive Remuneration
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