Cost Controller


Location: Karratha

Job Type: Full time


Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

Ventia Pty Ltd

Ventia is mobilising a major roads project in the Karratha area of the Pilbara in WA and are currently seeking to employ a Cost Controller in a full-time permanent capacity within the Transport Operations division. Working closely with the operational team on site, this role will ensure accurate daily cost capture and weekly client reporting and management of target costs.

The role will be supported by1 full-time site-based administrator and the wider commercial, financial support team in the Perth office.

  • Roster 15 / 6 days
  • FIFO from Perth
  • Uplifts for working remotely will apply

Key areas of responsibility:

  • In collaboration with the project team, design a cost capture structure that interfaces with project programme
  • Take ownership of costing process to meet Cost Plus model to align with Target costs
  • Tracking of daily project performance against client KPI’s and targets
  • Maintain live schedule reporting
  • Submittal of weekly client specific reports
  • Participate in the proactive identification and agreement of variations with the client
  • Oversight of onsite administration functions
  • Coding of accruals, import of accruals into SAP, balancing month end position in SAP to final agreed position

Technical Competencies & Skills

  • Accounting and or commercial background and qualifications highly favoured
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an equivalent role
  • Completion of year 12
  • Extremely strong numeracy and English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Excellent commercial acumen
  • Advanced MS Suite including Word and Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of road based engineering and construction beneficial but not prerequisite
  • Able to pass a pre-employment medical including a Drug and Alcohol test

This role comes with the added security of being offered as a permanent position
Ventia offers you a flexible, supportive and inclusive work environment where you matter.
In addition, you will find a stimulating and rewarding working environment where we take our peoples careers seriously and help them to learn and grow.

About the company

Ventia Pty Ltd is one of Australia's largest largest dedicated infrastructure service providers. We provide long-term operation, maintenance, and management of critical public and private assets and infrastructure across a diverse range of industries. Ventia’s Transport business currently operates several long-term road maintenance and minor capital work contracts across Australia.

Making infrastructure work for our communities is at the heart of who we are and it’s what unites and excites us. We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy.
The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

If you enjoy a challenge and would like to be part of our dynamic, growing, and exciting company, apply now.
Position Reference Number: 148708

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