Senior Project Controller


About this role

About this role

Brunel is an industry leader when it comes to delivering successful results for our client base across the Construction, Rail, Infrastructure, Mining, Power and Oil & Gas industries.
Our client is a leading international Rail Contractor. They are now seeking a Senior Project Controller to join their team working on the Cross-River Rail project based in Brisbane.

  • Analysis of under/over on TOC projects and reporting
  • Preparing various monthly reports including the project overall whole of life
  • Worked in a cost-plus environment and managing the forecasts accordingly
  • Reporting of control budgets, forecasts and cost commitments.
  • Managing workload hours and costs for internal and external resources
  • Maintenance of the project cost controls system.
  • Timely preparation of project cost and progress reports with analytical performed on major discrepancies.
  • Assist with the timely and accurate allocation of budgets to project documentation.
  • Assist team members with re-forecasting and estimating activities to complete project cost forecasts (trending).
  • Assist with the entry and administration of data into the project controls software system.
  • Tediously manage multiple deadlines and ability to multi task.
  • Monitor and report monthly on the main project KPIs including but not limited to costs, revenue, invoicing cash in/out.
  • Analysis earned value with project team.
  • Updating the project cash flow forecast.



  • Must have prior experience working within an Alliance contract
  • 5 Years experience in a similar position
  • SAP
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Project Planning & Monitoring highly desirable – Primavera P6
  • Project Financial Controller
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in the Rail Infrastructure/Transportation industry will be highly desirable.
  • Preferable experience in an engineering firm.



This company offers a competitive salary package, mentorship from the senior management team and fantastic staff retention.

Please note all applications will be treated with the utmost confidence and due to the high number of applications received; only successful candidates will be contacted.

If you are interested in this opportunity, then click the ‘apply’ button now and please note all applications will be treated with the utmost confidence.

Join the Brunel Family

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Join the Brunel Family

Brunel is a recruitment and
flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with
opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in
highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and
craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and
organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since
2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port
Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global
network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful

Brunel is proud to be equal
opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander and female candidates.

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Simon Hart is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Simon Hart
Brunel Energy Australia Perth

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