Job Details
  • Reference375990A_1623889131
  • LocationTraralgon, Latrobe, Victoria
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 2 months ago
  • ConsultantAndy Malek

About the Role


As Cost Controller you will be responsible for responsible for tracking, analysing and controlling the costs associated with planned Major Outages. The Cost Controller will work collaboratively and in a supportive function with the Outage manager to successfully control the project's finances. This includes the provision of cost control system design, data entry, analysis of data, estimation, governance & reporting. The Outage Cost Controller is responsible for finance applications, forecasting expenditures, planning budgets, classifying costs, tracking man-hours, verifying supplier invoices and managing change events that impact the project budget
Your responsibilities will include:

  • In collaboration with Stakeholders and the Outage Manager, forecasting expenditures, planning budgets, classifying costs, tracking man-hours, verifying supplier invoices and managing change events that impact the project budget & closeout of major outage financial reporting.
  • Reporting as required including budgets, actual costs, variations, forecasts, budget risks, KPI's, dashboards etc.
  • Outage Close Out Reconciliation and Financial Reports are completed and filed on the shared Drive
  • Assisting in the preparation of business cases including cost benefit analyses for all projects
  • Ensuring external resources comply with AGL's cost control policy framework.
  • Delivering projects within budget within the governance framework
  • Successful completion of the approved annual project plans
  • Managing and overseeing all aspects of project cost control.
  • Developing and maintaining budgeting and reporting systems for the cost control of projects.
  • Ensuring that all Health, Safety and Environment Systems and goals are introduced and adhered to while meeting the organisations policies and standards for HSE Management.


About you
To be successful in your application you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in finance/accounting or similar discipline or Technical / Trade qualification with substantial industry experience
  • Proven technical expertise in a number of finance, accounting and project management specialisations
  • Participation in and leadership of, Power Industry outage cost control or Power Industry Major projects cost control and substantial industry experience
  • Experience of cost control of multiple construction/refurbishment projects, including refurbishments, new build, site upgrades and fit out projects.
  • Managed Contractor costs for minor and major works.
  • A strong understanding of financial and risk management principles