AMES - Cost Control Analyst

Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions. We provide advisory, design, delivery and asset management services on variety of projects across the globe. We seek to unravel complexity, create clarity and invent new value for clients and we use our unique thinking to provide innovative solutions

We bring ideas to life by partnering with clients and use our innovation and expertise, with technology, to solve their complex problems. 

In the position of Cost Control Analyst, you will report directly to the regional Senior Controls Analyst and work with a number of Project Managers on project cost related matters, whilst being responsible for the preparation and review of all project financial information.

The key role requirements will include:

  • Preparation and review of detailed Project Forecasts on at least a monthly basis;
  • Prepare inputs required for the departmental and executive reporting;
  • Execute detailed Change/Trend Management process;
  • Prepare inputs required for, or support, the Senior Controls Analyst to achieve the Capital Review, Tollgate and Project List Management processes;
  • Preparation of Value of Work reports across a large portfolio of work;
  • Prepare inputs required for the Project cash flows;
  • Collate actual and forecasted costs from Project Engineers;
  • Set up and maintain data in functional cost management systems;
  • Vendor performance reporting;
  • Preparation of revenue forecasting for the project for submission to the Project Controls team;
  • Assistance with reporting site based staff required adjustments to Aurecon payroll.

As an ideal candidate for this position you should possess:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications;
  • 5+ years of related professional experience, and 2+ years in project controls delivery;
  • Sound understanding of accounting and finance control in major portfolios of work;
  • Knowledge of contractual principles and contract administration related to project controls (contract engagement types, payment claims (PPPC), variations, trends, bank guarantees, retentions etc.)
  • Advanced communication and time management skills;
  • Skills in cost, contingency and, risk management;
  • Experience using SAP & PrismG2 is highly regarded.

About You

As the ideal candidate you will be willing to undertake to self-learn and or undertake training required to understand and work within the project controls team. You must be an active participant in demonstrating Aurecon and key stakeholder’s values and behaviours.

What We Provide

We believe a career is not just a job; it's a collection of experiences you gain through professional networks, working with current technologies and expanding your knowledge base. All this while working on a broad range of projects and the option of local, interstate and international exposure within a globally collaborative business.

Working within the global Aurecon team provides extensive career prospects whilst providing an environment that empowers, encourages sustainability and promotes team work. Your outstanding contribution to team results will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package.

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