Cost Clerk

The Project:

Brownlee Cale are looking to recruit an experienced Cost Clerk or Project Administrator. You will be responsible for ensuring accurate allocation of cost components to major construction project and working closely with the Commercial Team.

It is also desired that you hold the skills & experience below;

  • Great communication skills both verbally & written
  • Construction Industry experience
  • Able to use a wide range of IT packages including Microsoft Office
  • Great organisational skills


  • Maintain register of Purchase orders
  • Issue purchase orders for Materials and subcontracts from predetermined sequence allocated by head office
  • Ensure all Purchase order details communicated to head office buying department for entry into accounts system
  • Maintain log of purchase order numbers and file of copy orders.
  • Log all delivery tickets
  • Log all deliveries to site and complete Weekly returns for Materials, Plant and Labour.
  • Log all other cost categories as required for completeness. (e.g., Staff, SC Certificates).
  • Use all information to compile monthly Site cost file
  • Cost items invoiced and calculate project accruals by cost category
  • Produce reports as required for costs incurred, costed items, uncosted items, credits required etc.
  • Arrange cost corrections, cost transfers, deletions as required.
  • Assist the Senior Quantity Surveyor
  • Spreadsheet analysis as required

This is a could be temporary or salaried role and the duration will be circa 12 months in duration.

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