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Title:  Cost Controller

Job Number:  9916
Location: 

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2009

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.  

From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.

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.

Are you up for the challenge?

About the role

We are interested in hearing from a Cost Controller ideally with experience on a major infrastructure project with exposure to design, construction and commissioning. In this role you will assist with end-to-end management of costs and risks of the project, ensuring that all internal requirements and company policies and processes are complied with.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Assist with end-to-end cost management of the project
  • Ensure cost control procedures are applied and costs are properly allocated
  • Implement and maintain cost breakdown structures
  • Develop, maintain and implement change management processes
  • Lead and maintain Budgeting and Forecasting for the project
  • Earned Value analysis and reporting
  • Prepare and process monthly accruals and cost recoveries, transfers and produce project reports
  • Assist with updating risk and opportunities management system on monthly basis
  • Accounts payable and receivable and supervision
  • Provide adhoc and regular monthly reports as requested
  • Build strong relationships with key design, engineering and construction personnel
  • Liaise with site personnel daily
  • Preparing production statistics
  • Production of weekly report, monthly reports, monthly presentations for review by commercial manager and project director

To be successful in this key role, you must have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Business / Commerce or relevant discipline
  • 3-5 years’ experience within a similar role on a Major Infrastructure project
  • Someone who has a high attention to detail and understands the importance of accuracy is essential
  • Solid time management skills and delivery on time is non-negotiable
  • Someone who will self-evaluate themselves, making sure their work is correct as part of the role is checking and challenging other works
  • An eager attitude with the willingness to learn and grow with a national company
  • A team player, who is easy to communicate with, can build rapport not only with the design team, but also with our construction and engineering departments
  • Microsoft Suite experience is essential; Advance excel (including Macro’s) / Power BI experience highly regarded

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.


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