Cost Control Manager Job Description

Cost Control Manager job description

Cost Control Manager, job description,


Cost Control Manager Job Description

A cost control manager is responsible for monitoring and managing financial expenditures within an organization. They analyse costs, identify potential overruns, and implement strategies to control expenses, contributing to effective financial management.


  • Analyse project budgets, expenses, and variances to ensure alignment with organisational goals
  • Monitor and analyse project expenditures
  • Collaborate with project teams to control expenses effectively, fostering proactive cost management
  • Implement and refine cost control strategies
  • Review and approve project budgets to ensure alignment with financial objectives and constraints
  • Provide comprehensive financial analysis and reporting to stakeholders
  • Evaluate and negotiate contracts with suppliers and vendors to optimize costs and enhance project profitability
  • Ensure compliance with financial policies, procedures, and regulations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Construction management or any other relevant qualifications
  • Proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting, and cost estimation
  • Proficient in the use of project management software and financial tools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and priorities

Working Conditions

  • Office-based work with a computer and project management software
  • Adherence to standard office hours, with occasional overtime during critical project phases
  • Potential travel to construction sites or company offices as needed
  • Adaptability to occasional high-pressure situations
  • Safety equipment must be worn on-site

Average Salary

  • $140k- $180k per year in Australia

Salary is based on © SEEK© Indeed and © Talent statistics and research.

This Cost Control Manager job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.

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