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JR06996 - JOB_POSTING-3-6648

Posted on 30 April, 2024

North Boambee Valley, New South Wales (Australia)

Full time

Accounting & Reporting

About us:

Ferrovial is one of the world’s leading infrastructure operators, committed to developing sustainable solutions.


Our company operates in more than 15 countries and has a workforce of over 24,000 professionals worldwide. Ferrovial is listed on the Spanish stock exchanges and in the Netherlands on Euronext Amsterdam and is a member of Spain’s blue-chip IBEX 35 index, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and FTSE4Good.


The aim of Ferrovial Corporation is to design the Company's strategy, establishing global policies, guidelines and action guides related to the different functional areas of the Organization (Internal Audit, Finance, Human Resources, Legal, IT, Innovation, etc.), which subsequently are developed and adapted to the specificities of each Business Unit. Additionally, it performs a function of providing corporate services to the different companies of the group, while consolidating its information.


Job Description:

Job Description:

The Coffs Harbour Bypass is a 14-kilometre bypass of the Coffs Harbour urban area, from Englands’ Road in the south to Sapphire in the north and is a once-in-a-generation project for the mid-north coast community.

As work has now commenced and is beginning to reach full production, the Commercial and Project Controls team a Project Controls Accountant, to assist in the delivery of this key piece of regional infrastructure.

The position of Project Controls Accountant is to effectively manage all costs control aspects of the Coffs Harbour Bypass project including forecasting and reporting along with being able to effectively manage costs and revenue for the project.

A) Tasks and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Assist in the development of cost control procedure for the project as required.

2. Coordinate project costs in a timely and accurate manner especially to specific reporting requirements.

3. Preparation and discussion relating to claims with the client, which will involve coordination with different disciplines from the FGJV and the Clients Commercial team.

4. Provide guidance and support to construction team, in relation to reporting structures and requirements, forecasting and timetable guidance.

5. Prepare a detailed analysis with a comparison of the actual cost against the forecast including action plans for deviations.

6. Project wide cost forecasting consolidation including monitoring associated costs.

7. Support commercial and finance teams in the preparation of claims and variations.

8. Verify costs being claimed by the participants for inclusion in the progress claims.

Qualifications/ Experience 

  • Tertiary Engineering and/or Finance related qualification
  • 1-3 years' experience in a financial position.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders.
  • Excellent organisational skills with demonstrated ability to execute projects on time and on budget.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience working with a project-orientated team.

Ferrovial embraces diversity and inclusion, and we see the value in providing equal opportunities to all employees. We are committed to building an inclusive team from a variety of different backgrounds, perspectives and skills so we encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply.

Please note that this job description does not represent a comprehensive list of activities and employees may be requested to undertake other reasonable duties.

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