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Senior Cost Controller

  • Perth Based

  • Monday to Friday roster

  • Join a large scale Mining Company

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking an experienced Senior Cost Controller to join our client for a 12 month duration located in Perth.

Experienced required:

  • Experience in a similar role for a minimum of five years

  • Experience in Capital Project execution.

  • Strong depth and technical competency in cost engineering, budgeting and forecasting.

  • Knowledge and broad understanding of standard project progress measurement evaluation (EV, SPI, CPI)

  • Highly effective communication skills and ability to develop and present management reports at all levels, including presentations to management.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal/team building skills.

  • Analytical/technical skills with a practical approach to problem solving.

  • Experience with cost and finance systems, such as CMS, Ariba and SAP essential.

  • Demonstrated understanding of project services and project contracting/procurement disciplines and their relationships to cost engineering activities.

  • Familiar with cost and work breakdown structures.

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Manage Value of Work Done (VOWD), Performance Measurement, VOWD and Commitment phasing, Management of Change and all Cost Control activities for the allocated projects.

  • Provide oversight of work packages ensuring costs are monitored / reported in compliance with approved Project Controls Plan and invoices are properly validated.

  • Participate in weekly and monthly meetings with Contractors and Scope Owners as required, guiding the team in all cost related issues.

  • Consolidate and generate Value of Work Done (VOWD), Estimate to Complete (ETC) and Estimate at Completion (EAC).

  • Ensure that the cost forecasts reflect the latest project scope of work and project schedule.

  • Liaise with various departments and team members in providing Value of Work Done (VOWD), Estimate to Complete (ETC), Estimate at Completion (EAC) and variance analysis against agreed budgets.

  • Prepare month end activities such as accruals and month end variance commentary.

  • Adhere, understand and apply the project Work Breakdown Structure to ensure all systems, processes and reporting reflect the standard approach on the project

  • Assist in management of change (MOC) process through Project Change

  • Notices (PCN) and Trends for cost impacts.

  • Support the Purchase Requisition/Purchase Order Process

  • Validate site contractors claims and reported progress.

  • Verify contractor invoices.

  • Ensure time writing and invoicing (where applicable) accuracy.

  • Update budget, commitment, incurred and forecast costs in the cost control database and reporting system.

  • Coordinate the development and provision of monthly cost forecast reports (presentations, reports to management and stakeholders etc.) for both internal and external purposes.

  • Facilitate and manage monthly Cost Forecast reviews with Project Managers and Directors.

  • Manage Project Closeout in all matters relating to cost.

  • Support the Lead Cost Controller and/or Manager - Cost where required

Tickets / Licenses:

  • Bachelorsâ degree qualified or internationally accredited project controls certification.

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site specific Health and Safety requirements.

Reference Number :7469J20221815 - Konrad Poprawa

How to Apply

Click onto the 'Apply' button or for more information, please contact WorkPac Principal Consultant - Konrad Poprawa on 0892016264 or Konrad.poprawa@workpac.com and quote the above reference number.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Looking after our employees is important to us. Through our myrewards platform, we offer benefits from retail rewards through to financial, health cover, insurance, superannuation services and more.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Senior Cost Controller
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Perth - CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, Perth
Industry: Accounting Accountant - Financial
Job expiry: 2022-09-28
Reference: 7469J20221815

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