Cost Controller


About this role

Brunel have partnered with a leading International OEM to successfully recruit and place a suitably qualified Cost Controller to support our Clients Commercial & Risk Management Department.

  • Permanent position
  • ASAP Star Date
  • Perth CBD Office Location

The primary role of the Cost Controller is to assist the Commercial Project Manager (CPM) and Project Manager (PM) in the delivering assigned projects to their agreed financial outcomes through effective cost / financial management.

Assist the PM and CPM in the identifying and gaining approval of change requests. Assist the accounting department in establishing and coding the cost centres, thus insuring that the integrity and consistency of the project’s cost data bank are maintained.

Develop and maintain the project financials in SAP / EcoSys. Monitor the project’s cost trend and notify the project’s management of any significant escalating cost and suggest possible corrective actions.

Produce regular and accurate cost reports and cost curves.


  • STEM or Commerce Degree combined with site and home office cost experience or significant site and home office cost experience.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body – Desirable.
  • Relevant finance and/or cost controlling experience.
  • Knowledge of project costing;
  • Ability to produce cost forecasts;
  • Ability to extract from contract documents requirements of cost control and invoicing;
  • Ability to use standard costing packages and Microsoft packages, especially spreadsheets and databases;
  • Ability to produce reports and status documents to a fixed timetable;
  • Ability to work autonomously.


  • Permanent position
  • ASAP Star Date
  • Perth CBD Office Location

Career interview session

Join the Brunel Family

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 44 countries, 100 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.

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume or up-to-date LinkedIn / Xing profile
Apply now

Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Chris Mitchell is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Chris Mitchell
Brunel Energy Australia Perth

All fresh vacancies in your mailbox?

Sing up for the Brunel job alert

Look at our privacy statement

Other people also looked at