Cost Controller | $625/day Incl. Super | 6 mth. contract

Job title: Cost Controller | $625/day Incl. Super | 6 mth. contract
Discipline: Accounting and Finance
Location: Ryde & Macquarie Park Sydney
Contract: Contract
Salary: $400-$570/day + Super
Salary low: 403
Salary high: 568
Contact: Rob Francis
Call: Rob
Email: email Rob
Reference: 3353728
Job Summary
  • $400-$570/day + Super
  • Macquarie Park location w/WFH
  • 6-month contract w/immediate start
About the company    
This NSW government agency is a major service provider who strives to deliver a more consistent and efficient experience within government. This government agency has a group of internal divisions focused on achieving universally beneficial outcomes for their customers by utilising specialised reporting and insights to drive improvements within the department.    
 
About the role  
As the Cost Controller you are responsible for managing the provision of financial performance analysis through effective and compliant cost attribution, financial control and reporting covering areas including budgeting, forecasting, accruals, journals, cash flow monitoring, as well as managing payments processing and cost recovery.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Implement and maintain the approved Cost Breakdown Structures
  • Manage and update the project cost forecasts for the current financial year and the Estimate at Completion for the project life cycle
  • Provide appropriate time phasing for the financial year and project life forecast in consultation with the project planners and other project performance and project team members as required
  • Generate accurate and detailed reports across a portfolio of projects using excel
  • For awarded projects in delivery, integrate contractors’ cost data into the project cost management systems and identify discrepancies
  • Support the administration of the project’s change control process
  • Ensure that the project cost data is captured accurately and is reflective of the current commercial and cost position of the project including statuses of approved changes, remaining contingency, risk forecast and profile, commitments, actual costs, and cost to complete
  • Prepare and review monthly accruals and cost recoveries, reallocations and transfers and produce project accruals reports and detailed regular and ad-hoc costs performance reports for the project performance team and the wider project team as requested
  • Liaise with Group Finance and Investment teams to assist in the implementation of financial and accounting procedures as required
About you  
  • 3+ years’ experience in Project Accounting, Cost Control, Project Reporting and/or Cost management
  • Experience using SAP software highly regarded
  • Government experience highly regarded
  • Experience with PMWeb or EQUIP Helpful
  • Project Cost Management reporting experience beneficial
  • Available for immediate start
  • Advanced excel skills

Please apply if you are interested. Please note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have any questions, please contact Robert@ashdownpeople.com.au or call on 02 8296 9803