Cost Controller (Cost Reporting / Cost Controls / MS Office Suite) – Johannesburg, South Africa

Date Created: 2017-08-30T14:45:56+0000

Job Description:

An international Industrial Solutions company has a vacancy for a Cost Controller to join their team on a fixed term 6 month contract in their Kempton Park Offices.



  • Establish correct WBS and detail required for the project according to company standards
  • Draw up summary and cost reports
  • Load cost centres, man-hour budgets and activity ID’s in the relevant systems, and keep track of these on a daily basis
  • Discuss and solve overruns with required disciplines
  • Approve cost centre allocations, budgets and purchase requisitions
  • Sign off invoices and ensure correct allocations on these invoices
  • Estimate potential variations and variations to controls and liaise with clients
  • Administer internal early warnings and estimate costs
  • Administer change orders from client and record
  • Prepare various monthly reports
  • Liaise with financial department on financial status of contracts
  • Development of cost engineering improvements/ systems within the company
  • Record commitments, expenditure, change orders, variation orders, cost variances and budget shift
  • Prepare and maintain S curves and Histograms indicating planned workload versus actual hours spent
  • Prepare monthly cash flows


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Diploma or Degree in Accounting
  • Working Knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially Excel
  • 5 years’ relevant working experience



If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to James Midlane at


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