Title:  Cost Controller

Job Number:  18350

Melbourne, AU

About John Holland

We're all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South-East Asia.

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

About the Role:

The John Holland Major Projects division is currently targeting large scale Energy infrastructure which includes major transmission line projects. We currently have a requirement for a full time Cost Controller in Melbourne to support major project tender teams. Key responsibilities of this role include:


  • ­Compile and review monthly project reports and KPI’s
  • ­Review and analyse operating results in relation to cost, budgets and operating policies. Consolidate capital asset, maintenance and operating budgets.
  • ­Participate in the development of short and longer-term financial policies, objectives and plans and oversee the implementation of agreed financial plans.
  • ­Prepare schedules for financial reporting in accordance with management and statutory requirements.
  • ­Ensure major capital expenditure requests comply with budgets and approval systems. Maintain a regular review of income and expenditure to ensure

About You:

  • CPA or equivalent tertiary qualification
  • 5-8 years experience in accounting/commercial administration
  • Highly developed computer skills with advanced Excel knowledge
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

We Offer:

Competitive remuneration with salary continuance, and salary sacrifice packaging options available.

Great leave benefits including 18 weeks paid parental leave with superannuation and up to an extra 18 weeks of superannuation paid on further periods of unpaid parental leave, multicultural leave exchange and two additional John Holland Days to prioritise health and wellbeing.

Career progression underpinned by our exciting pipeline of work means you'll have the opportunity to work on iconic projects that are shaping cities and communities.

Learning and development opportunities where you'll have access to emerging talent programs, building your career through clear career pathways, and technical and leadership training and development opportunities.

Inclusion and diversity is part of how we work and do what we do at John Holland. Our active commitment to being an employer of choice is evident in the delivery of our Gender Equality Strategic Plan supported by our Pride, Celebrate Women, RAP and Grow networks.