Cost Controller

Posted 11 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineBuilt Environment Recruitment
Contact NameMonika Gajda

Job description

Due to expanding business needs and continued growth, our Client currently have a vacancy for a Cost Controller to join them on either a contract or staff basis.

The role will be based in the Strathcarron area, on the west coast of Scotland.

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing project costs with main duties including:

  • Planning, developing, controlling and forecasting project budgets

  • Verifying supplier invoices

  • Reviewing expense reports to ensure that expenses are reasonable and appropriate

  • Coordinating with other departments to ensure all costs are accurately tracked

  • Conducting cost analyses to identify if costs can be reduced or eliminated

  • Collecting cost data from suppliers or subcontractors to track material costs


  • Previous experience of working in a similar role is essential.

  • The successful applicant must be self-motivated and have excellent organisational and communication skills.

  • Assisting with quotations, invoicing and budget control will be a part of this post.

  • Competency in Microsoft packages is essential.

Employment benefits include competitive rates of pay, aggregated holiday pay, group life assurance, occupational health surveillance and company pension scheme.

Accommodation can also be provided if required.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.