Cost Controller

Perth - Western Australia - Australia - Energy - Mining - Cost Control & Procurement - Other

Brunel have partnered with a leading International OEM to successfully recruit and place a suitably qualified Cost Controller to support our Clients Commercial & Risk Management Department.

  • Permanent position
  • ASAP Star Date
  • Perth CBD Office Location

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Chris Mitchell, Account manager

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About this role

The primary role of the Cost Controller is to assist the Commercial Project Manager (CPM) and Project Manager (PM) in the delivering assigned projects to their agreed financial outcomes through effective cost / financial management.

Assist the PM and CPM in the identifying and gaining approval of change requests. Assist the accounting department in establishing and coding the cost centres, thus insuring that the integrity and consistency of the project’s cost data bank are maintained.

Develop and maintain the project financials in SAP / EcoSys. Monitor the project’s cost trend and notify the project’s management of any significant escalating cost and suggest possible corrective actions.

Produce regular and accurate cost reports and cost curves.

About you

  • STEM or Commerce Degree combined with site and home office cost experience or significant site and home office cost experience.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body – Desirable.
  • Relevant finance and/or cost controlling experience.
  • Knowledge of project costing;
  • Ability to produce cost forecasts;
  • Ability to extract from contract documents requirements of cost control and invoicing;
  • Ability to use standard costing packages and Microsoft packages, especially spreadsheets and databases;
  • Ability to produce reports and status documents to a fixed timetable;
  • Ability to work autonomously.

What we offer

  • Permanent position
  • ASAP Star Date
  • Perth CBD Office Location

About us

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning 44 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.


  • Publication: PUB297348
  • Location: Perth
  • Market: Energy
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Closing date: Monday, April 19, 2021
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Chris Mitchell

Account manager Brunel Energy Australia Perth

(08) 9429 5639

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