Cost Controller/Assistant Quantity Surveyor

11 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a renowned global engineering contracting group operating primarily in the rail industry, is currently looking for an experienced and ambitious Cost Controller/Assistant Quantity Surveyor to join their team of permanent staff working on a large scale joint venture rail project based in their regional office in Birmingham.

The Cost Controller/Assistant Quantity Surveyor will be required to perform the following tasks and duties;

  • Monitoring, reviewing, analysing and controlling all contract costs for projects carried out within the Projects Division.
  • Daily collation, monitoring, review of all contract based costs (from site records) by individual contracts including:- labour costs, sub-contractor costs, plant costs and material costs.
  • Daily review and monitoring of all actual costs against costs recorded in COINS system to ensure billing information is accurate.
  • Preparation of month-end accruals required on all contracts.
  • Assisting in preparation of monthly contract summary reports
  • Monitor and allocate overhead costs.
  • Monitor and allocate the estimating sections recharges to the appropriate contract.
  • Attend various meetings as and when required including site visits.
  • Alert Senior Management, QA Manager to any non-conformance or deficiency in quality, services, workmanship or materials.
  • Collation & Provision of information for client and internal reports as required.
  • Processing of contract costs within COINS including subcontract payments & raising queries where necessary.
  • Collation and provision of substantiation to support applications for payment and variations.

Candidates will have the following qualifications/experience;

  • Minimum of two years relevant experience as a Cost Controller, Commercial Administrator or Quantity Surveyor.
  • Proficient in Microsoft packages.
  • Great communication and organisational skills.
  • AAT qualified would be advantageous.
  • Working knowledge of COINs would be advantageous.