Cost Analyst

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1186890

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Project Services

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 19, 2023

Our client has an opportunity for a Cost Analyst, based at their Perth CBD office, there is also a requirement for site visits to Kwinana and the opportunity to work from Kwinana if desired. On offer is a 12 month initial contract. The role is responsible for providing project cost performance analysis through effective and compliant cost attribution, financial control and reporting covering areas including budgeting, forecasting, accruals, and cash flow monitoring as well as support annual budget planning and quarterly resource estimate.
  • Project Cost Control expert supporting the Engineering Project Management Framework
  • Subject matter expert in capital project cost control across the organisation.
  • Maintain, develop and implement systems to reconcile, track and report on actual and forecast costs to manage the projects to meet cost governance requirements (Capex, Opex).
  • Ensure that financial policies, procedures and internal controls are effectively implemented and a robust project cost control environment is in place
  • Maintain auditable cost data through entire project lifecycle
  • Support Project manager to plan and upload financial and resource information to ePMO system
  • Support Project Planning
  • Organise monthly project review
  • Technical Services “business support” - strong technical/financial skills with the ability to:
  • Ensure alignment of budget, commitment and cost, respecting business rules in related to financial data reconciliation and forecasting.
  • Monitor project contingency and management reserve utilisation
  • Support Business Units’ portfolio financial forecasts, budgets and corporate planning (Capex, Opex, O/H), 
  • Supports management of future Engineering Service Partnership contract including - ESP claim and performance evaluation
Candidate criteria:
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a Project Cost Controller role/organisation. Experience in project delivery in chemical, manufacturing or mineral processing industries is advantageous.
  • Expert in Excel 
  • JDE and Oracle competency is advantageous 
  • Deep relevant technical knowledge in collecting cost and progress information from both internal and external parties to report on earned value, forecast cost to complete (ETC) and forecast cost at completion (EAC)
  • Strong cost reporting skill
  • Strong interpersonal skill
You will need to have full Australian work rights to be considered for this role

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