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Project Cost Controller - Civil Construction

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Work type: Permanent - Full-time
Location: Auckland
Categories: Commercial

About the role:

The Project/Cost Controller is responsible for providing professional, timely, efficient and effective cost control support to the contracting business whilst ensuring deadlines, Fulton Hogan Group Policy and legal requirements are consistently met. You will also be responsible for submitting the quotations, pre-claiming of domestic and non-domestic jobs and monthly accruals.

Key tasks of the role include the following:

  • Weekly and monthly reports in line with the project and company reporting calendar
  • Providing details on progress, actuals, forecast and explanation of variances
  • Ensure that project controls processes are consistently applied across the project
  • Manage governance to ensure robust cost and schedule performance for the agreed Scope of Work
  • Support and advise on Cost/Controls and Value add procedures and the standards required to deliver projects
  • Work closely with the Project Manager, commercial manager to maximise the potential of the project
  • Challenge Project Manager and Engineers on allowables and costs
  • Project cost forecasting
  • Responsible to control and monitor project total expenditure including verifying and checking of invoices and claims from suppliers, vendors and subcontractors
  • Ensure that all project expenditures are captured and properly recorded
  • Provide planning and cost controlling which includes variation reporting, monitoring of milestone
    progress to the preparation of customer billing processes
  • Perform and manage project activity scheduling and monitoring
  • Coordinate and work with the project management team to resolve project issues to ensure the
    delivery/completion of the project work
  • Maintain written procedures / checklists for all aspects of the position
  • Special projects and assignments as directed by management
  • Adhere to Fulton Hogan Group Policies

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience in or knowledge of the contracting business is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience
  • Time management / work programming and delivery is effective
  • Pays attention to the detail
  • Accounting or QS qualified 
  • Full Class 1 NZ Driving Licence
  • Prior experience of JD Edwards (ideal)

About us:

Fulton Hogan is a leader in the civil construction industry, privately owned with 7300+ people strong across New Zealand and Australia.  We offer clients services in civil contracting, construction, infrastructure maintenance, quarrying and asphalt production and surfacing. We cover a diverse range of sectors including transport, infrastructure, water, energy, mining and land development. We work hard to be the best, we give it our all and we take pride in what we do. We know we are only as good as our people, so we are committed to hiring, developing and retaining only the best in our teams!

What We Offer:

  • Attractive remuneration package and benefits to attract the industries best
  • Down to earth approachable management 
  • On-going training and development
  • An opportunity to join a multinational civil contractor that genuinely cares for its people
  • Leading and working alongside a team of like-minded individuals.

Be part of our success story and APPLY NOW! 

Successful applicants will be required to undergo and pass a pre-employment medical and drugs screen.


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