Job Details

Sydney CBD
$850-$1000 per day plus super
Job Type
Lauren Atkinson
13 days ago
Our client a leading NSW Government Department are looking for a Senior Cost Controller to join their team on an initial 6 month contract with potential for extension.

The primary purpose of this role is to oversee, coordinate and manage the provision of financial performance analysis through effective and compliant cost attribution, financial control and reporting covering areas including budgeting, forecasting, accruals, journals, cash flow monitoring, as well as managing payments processing and cost recovery.
Key accountabilities
  • Provide expert accounting and cost control across complex projects / programs of work with multiple stakeholder interests and interdependencies, raising standards and driving improvements in accounting management, process administration, in adherence with financial standards and delegations, in tracking variations, and in risk management.
  • Develop and drive agreement and compliance with business rules pertaining to project management costs at a project / program level, ensuring alignment of budget, commitment and cost, respecting business rules in relation to financial data validation.
  • Provide expert financial and cost controls advice in relation to contract management, including the management of variations, contractor certificates of currency, and invoice disputes on a regular /ad hoc basis.
  • Develop and implement realistic and sustainable plans for delivery of cost control within project / program teams and for improvement in service quality and sponsor satisfaction.
  • Identify and resolve current and emerging issues to improve the quality and efficacy of cost control as a value added function to project / program delivery teams.
  • Achieve and maintain high professional standards and timely turnaround / resolution of problem areas while complying with specified accounting standards in a complex regulatory environment.
Essential requirements
  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Commerce or in a related discipline and eligible for, or progressing towards, membership of a recognised professional accounting body
For further information on this role or to confidentially apply, please contact Lauren Atkinson on 02 8227 9200 or apply directly via the Apply for this job button. Only WORD FORMAT resumes will be accepted.