Job Details
  • Reference382680A_1635725498
  • LocationMacquarie Park
  • SalaryAU$450 - AU$500 per day + Superannuation
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted26 days ago
  • ConsultantAllison Bell

Chandler Macleod is the leading provider of temporary contractors to the NSW Government and has partnered with NSW Government Departments and Agencies for more than 25 years.

At Chandler Macleod our mission is to recruit using the BestFit™ methodology which is tailored to providing the most suitable candidate for every position at every level for every NSW Government Department.

The Opportunity

Chandler Macleod is looking to engage an experienced Cost Controller for a contract term of 6 months with a well-established NSW Government department. This role will be based in Macquarie Park with flexible working conditions on offer.

The primary purpose of the role is to provide timely and rigorous cost monitoring, analysis and forecasting to ensure sound application of cost control and accurate reporting across the relevant project or programs of projects within the I&P portfolio.

Job Specification

In this position, you will be required to perform but are not limited to the following tasks:

- 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.

- 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.

About You

To be successful in this position, you will need to have:

- A relevant undergraduate qualification in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, commerce, engineering, or any other applied science.

- 3-5 years' experience in a similar capacity.

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

- Proficiency in all Microsoft suites.

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

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

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