Cost Controller

Ref: ZR_8599_JOB  ·  Posted on 18 July 2024


Our client is a highly regarded consultancy working within the transport and utilities sector. They are looking for Cost Controls Consultants with cost control, tracking, budgeting, and reporting experience to support their high-profile clients.

This is an exciting opportunity to work across high-profile and challenging projects with a world-leading consultancy.

This is a hybrid role with 2-3 days per week on site.

Key responsibilities


  • Implement and maintain cost control systems to track budgets, commitments, expenditures, and forecasts.
  • Work with the Integrated Project Team to establish an accurate Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) and support change control.
  • Assist in developing Cost Breakdown Structures (CBS) and align budgets with Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) for accurate cost tracking.
  • Produce accruals to ensure timely reflection of Actual Cost of Work Performed.
  • Develop reporting tools and generate regular cost reports with earned value analysis.
  • Support Change Requests by providing cost information and integrating approved changes into the project baseline.
  • Update project forecasts for a comprehensive Estimate to Complete (ETC).
  • Provide cost information to the project team for status reports, project progress, and performance management decisions.
Skills & experience
  • Experience of Cost Control in a project environment.
  • Practical experience of using MS Excel and other MS applications.
  • An awareness of Earned Value Management (EVM) fundamental concepts.
  • An understanding of how other aspects of Project Controls (Scheduling, Risk Management, Reporting, Change Control) interact with Cost Control is desirable.
  • A UK driving license or the ability to travel to client sites across the region as required is essential.


Additional benefits
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Personal Accident Cover.
  • 25 days holiday (+ x8 public holidays).


Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.


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