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Cost Controller

Vacancy number • PUB407360

Cost Controller

  • Perth
  • Closes May 20
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Courses

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About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Perth

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Courses
  • Closing date: Monday, May 20, 2024


On behalf of our client, a World Leader within the Oil & Gas Energy industry, Brunel is presently sourcing a Cost Controller for a 12 month contract located in the Perth CBD.

You will be responsible for the daily cost control activities related to Implementation group scopes of works reporting to the Cost Control Team Lead.

About this role

  • Develop and maintain reports that are timely, accurate, reliable, and forward looking to support decision making by the Implementation Management Team
  • Providing visibly of contractor costs
  • Focal Point for contractor commitments, PR/PO process, SES release, provide governance over CTR process and registers
  • Support contractor invoicing process in line with overall Services function
  • Support review of contractor’s monthly cost, VoWD and forecast to complete reporting
  • Provides cost anomaly analysis support to cost control and Services Team
  • Provide scope and activity-based cost forecasts and trends, supporting Finance and Operations cost visibility
  • Supports annual budget build and ongoing challenges
  • Responsible to prepare a monthly cost report content together with Management Accountant and Services Team Leads
  • Maintain and utilise cost control tools and systems including interfaces with accounting system (SAP)

What you need to bring:

  • Business Administration or equivalent professional qualification
  • Project Management qualifications or equivalent - desirable
  • Contract Management training or equivalent - desirable
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas industry or Heavy industry in the field of implementation, execution and contractor management
  • Experience in cost control and coordination of Services
  • Exposure to development and management of Maintenance Services Contracts and commercial set ups; ideally SAP, Cost Control, Cost tracking
  • Integrated planning, resources mobilisation, and competency management
  • Strong interpersonal skills in negotiating, influencing and teamwork
  • SAP skills (MM module) – desirable
  • Cost Analysis, Estimating, Reporting and Forecasting
  • SAP cost and WMS modules
  • Work scope planning understanding
  • Contractor cost management / Cost Control
  • Accounting familiarity
  • Ability to multi-task coordinate activities
  • Excellent communication skills


  • 12 month contract opportunity located in the CBD!
  • Opportunity to expand your experience within the Energy Resources sector!
  • Excellent negotiable hourly rate!

Anything Else?

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 over 40 countries, 120 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.

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Join Brunel’s powerful global network, where passionate, results-driven specialists come together with industry-leading clients. By connecting specialists to pioneering projects, we drive change in many industries, enabling growth and delivering great outcomes. Brunel helps you reach your full potential and empowers you to make an impact within a purpose-driven global company.
Explore your career opportunities!

At Brunel, we are proud of our unique corporate culture, which is shaped and nurtured by the collective efforts of our employees. Our work environment is characterised by an authentic, communicative and inclusive approach to teamwork that fosters an atmosphere of collaboration and creativity. Our values are at the center of everything we do – for our clients, our colleagues and ourselves.

Learn more about our global network of specialists!

Since 1975, our mission has always been to connect specialists to exciting career opportunities, to support the development of these careers, and to offer fair and equal employment. This has enabled us to create a truly sustainable and durable business model. Having a passion for people and caring deeply for the environment is not only part of Brunel’s DNA but is also reflected in our culture and values. As a global company, we take our social responsibility very seriously.
Join us on our mission!

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Mandy Hobbs is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number: PUB407360

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