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Cost Accounting job availability

  • Our client is an ASX listed organisation in the mining sector seeking a Senior Cost Controller to join their project team on a 12 month contract basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your career.

    The role

    This position is based in Perth CBD. The purpose of this role is to be responsible for supporting the entire cost control effort on a project, or a significant portion of large projects upcoming projects.


    * Develop and maintain Project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for specific scopes
    * Facilitate the development of budget estimates
    * Manage the project work approval process in terms of accurate cost code allocation and initial budget set-up and approvals
    * Develop and maintain project cost plans using appropriate software applications
    * Liaise with project management, project planning, and others as required to ensure accuracy in project cost phasing and forecasting
    * Facilitate the development of budget estimates
    * Ensure relevant contracts and jobs are set up fully in required electronic systems enabling timely invoicing, cost monitoring and control
    * Coordinate development and issue of project change orders / variations in accordance with engineering and construction change notifications
    * Participate in cost & estimate risk analysis sessions as required

    Ideal Candidate
    * Bachelor's degree in finance or relevant field strongly preferred
    * Minimum 10 years' experience working in cost control
    * MUST be Immediately available or on a short notice period (up to 2 weeks)
    * Estimating experience would be an advantage
    * Proficiency with industry standard software including Microsoft Excel and cost control programs
    * High level organisational skills, resource management skills with the ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines
    * Exceptionally well organized with an aptitude for data
    * Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

    You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this role.

    Please feel free to reach out for a confidential discussion at or via email at

  • Skills (required)

    • Accounting
    • Accounts Payable and Receivable
    • Cash Flow Management
    • MYOB
    • Tax

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