Cost Clerk

Brownlee Cale are recruiting a Cost Clerk on a temporary basis for a dynamic and successful Main Contractor in the midlands.

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.

Reconcile with monthly cost file from Head Office:

  • 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 Commercial Team when required:

  • Assist in the buying process – requesting quotes, sourcing supplies etc.
  • Spreadsheet analysis as required
  • Reception cover as necessary.


  • Proven experience working as a Cost Clerk or Accounts Clerk on Major Construction projects
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency on Microsoft Packages including Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • The ability to cope in a very fast paced environment
  • Must be able to drive – Clean UK Driving License 
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