Job Details
  • Reference381496A_1633587729
  • LocationSydney CBD
  • SalaryAU$850 - AU$1000 per day + super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted14 days ago
  • ConsultantGary Ward

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Cost Controller - Rail for our client, the leading transport agency in NSW. This is an initial 6 month contract with a pay range of $850 - $1000 per day + super (negotiable) and will be based in Sydney CBD, WFH/Hybrid working.

This role will be responsible for overseeing a portfolio which includes a transport access program, car park program and infrastructure projects within rail. There are no direct reports and the role will have project, program and portfolio level responsibility.

Key accountabilities

  • Provide expert accounting and cost control across complex projects / programs of work with multiple stakeholder interests and interdependencies, raising standards and driving improvements in accounting management, process administration, in adherence with financial standards and delegations, in tracking variations, and in risk management.
  • Develop and drive agreement and compliance with business rules pertaining to project management costs at a project / program level, ensuring alignment of budget, commitment and cost, respecting business rules in relation to financial data validation.
    Role Description - Senior Cost Controller 2
  • Provide expert financial and cost controls advice in relation to contract management, including the management of variations, contractor certificates of currency, and invoice disputes on a regular /ad hoc basis.
  • Develop and implement realistic and sustainable plans for delivery of cost control within project / program teams and for improvement in service quality and sponsor satisfaction. infrastructure


Essential requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Commerce or in a related discipline and eligible for, or progressing towards, membership of a recognised professional accounting body
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in Cost Control in a project related environment, ideally Rail or Infrastructure
  • Proficient with SAP
  • Power BI experience would be desirable
  • Strong understanding of funding for projects and reporting at a Program and Portfolio level


If you match the above criteria, please submit your resume by clicking on the 'APPLY' button below or call Gary Ward on 02 9269 8809 for a confidential discussion.