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6 months ago
Balfour Beatty
Location: Bristol
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Cost Jobs
Cost Supervisor

Job number: UK11624
Company/Division: Construction Services UK
Career area: Finance, Accounting & Audit
Country: UK
Region/State: South West
City: Bristol
Position type: Full Time
Job type: Permanent

About the role

Gain vast exposure, immense experience and further develop your career with Balfour Beatty at Hinkley Marine. This is a project which inspires collaboration by its very nature due to its significant scale and complexity.

On completion, Hinkley will be the first of a new generation of nuclear power stations and the first to be built in the UK for more than 20 years.

We recognise that people are what make projects a success, and having the right calibre of candidate to drive our business objectives forward is paramount.

What you'll be doing

As a Cost Supervisor with Balfour Beatty, you’ll be a key member of our finance costings team and responsible for providing professional site support service to Major Project Commercial and Operational team to ensure effective project delivery. You will also be responsible for ensuring all labour, plant and material transactions are costed accurately and the corresponding reports are produced in conjunction in a timely manner

Who we're looking for

You will be an experienced Cost Supervisor or Purchase Ledger Clerk/Cost Administrator looking to take the next step in your career.

You will need to be comfortable working in a very busy and fast paced project environment and comfortable communicating with stakeholders of all levels, including Commercial, Finance, Procurement and Operations which you will work closely with on a daily basis to ensure accurate costings are presented and analysed.

You will also be responsible for 1 Cost Administrator and a key team player who needs to be highly focused on accuracy to ensure the transactional inputs are correct at all times. In addition to the above your daily duties will include:

* Ensure accurate costings for material, labour, plant and staff costs
* Reconciliation of bulk material and waste management costs
* Ensure Performance targets are met
* Weekly cost analysis for labour, plant, materials and prelims
* Ensure monthly timesheets are completed by project staff
* Production of manual accrual adjustments for monthly period end
* Supervision of Cost Administrators
* Work with other sections to achieve target for STP (Straight Through Processing)
* Liaison with Commercial and Procurement teams with any costing issues
* Analysis of Client Application queries

Skills: Strong Excel / Spreadsheet Skills / Attention to detail paramount

Experience: Must have experience within a costing management environment

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

From wind farms to railways, through tunnels and over bridges; our design and construction teams have been successfully delivering complex projects for over 100 years.

We have a proven record of delivering and managing tailor-made infrastructure and construction schemes for each of our customers. Our recent schemes have included the London 2012 Aquatics Centre, Heathrow Airport's Terminal 2B, Whitelee Windfarm and the White City Development Substation.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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