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Cost Analyst

  • Perth based with ADHOC site travel

  • Ongoing opportunity

  • Join a global leader in the Mining and Resources industry

About the Client

Rio Tinto Operates the world's largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking an experienced Cost Analyst to join our client Rio Tinto in their Central Park office with ADHOC site travel for an ongoing opportunity. This role will report to the Specialist Project Controls and provide proactive cost and change management support to the delivery teams across multiple projects. The Cost Analyst will be expected to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders at a project level and form relationships with those they support.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The occupational health and safety of yourself and team members, ensuring that systems and processes are undertaken to demonstrate this care.

  • Carry out the functional duties necessary for the daily implementation of project cost and change management across regional programs of projects. This will include: establishing budget, change management, contingency management, cost risk management, cashflow forecast schedule estimates, costs analysis to provide guidance on the final forecast cost, review and valuation of progress payments and reporting.

  • Assisting the Specialist Project Controls and Project Lead/Manager in managing the Owners cost, provide explanation of projects costs deviation from forecast/plan and alignment to the cost management processes.

  • Be proactive and bold to raise areas of concern to the Specialist Project Controls and Project Lead/Manager to avoid surprises.

  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders at regional levels in line with Rio Tinto Values.

  • Ensure compliance to the project controls guidelines and procedures by the project owners? team.

  • Manage cost assessments and carry out valuations on larger projects, and ensure timely and accurate cost validation, and valuation process.

Skills and Experience

  • At least 5 years experience in Cost Control, preferably in an EPCM environment.

  • Ability to prioritise their workload. Excellent time management skills.

  • Able to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders.

  • Understand the importance of schedule and cost alignment; schedule drives costs.

  • Experience with project change management.

  • Ability to work across a portfolio of ~30 projects at the same time (spanning across different phase of the projects life cycle starting from idea to execution and close-out)

RioTintoProfessional Reference Number 7469J20234223

How to Apply

Click onto the 'Apply' button or for more information, please contact WorkPac Principal Consultant - Racquel Clibbens on (02) 4927 7795 or and quote the above reference number.

About WorkPac

The WorkPac Group is Australia's largest privately owned workforce services business with over 1.3 million registered candidates. We offer tailored solutions in recruitment, skills and career development across Mining, Construction, Healthcare and more. Our consistent promise to both candidates and clients is that choosing WorkPac is always a 'Good Move'.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Cost Analyst
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Accounting Analyst
Job expiry: 2023-10-04
Reference: 7469J20234223