Cost Analyst
Jonathan Donnelly
November 6, 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Commercial Finance


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working with a highly successful business in the construction sector to appoint a Cost Analyst.  This is an exciting newly created position which will act as a link between a Divisional Finance Department and Quantity Surveyors.  This is a key position, managing the contractual, commercial and financial aspects within specific contracts, ensuring that controls are in place to deliver best practice and that the business can demonstrate value for money across its supplier base.

Duties include:

  • To review works quotations, ensuring that they competitive and meet required scope
  • To work closely with the Finance and Commercial teams, supporting them in contractual negotiations as required
  • To quality check invoice details from all suppliers, ensuring customer gets value for money on all jobs carried out
  • To build strong relationships with customer to ensure open communication and expectations of invoicing is meet at all times
  • To negotiate and challenge contractors on cost queries when required to deliver excellent service
  • To prepare and agree priced schedules of work utilising existing schedules of rates
  • To notify, price and agree variations within required timescales as set out in the contract documentation and in compliance with commercial procedures
  • To review large volume data sets, analysing by contract discipline and supplier to identify trends and cost saving initiatives
  • To ensure effective written and verbal communication of all contractual, commercial, financial, corporate and operational issues within the area. Working closely with commercial at all times
  • To ensure information and documentation relating to contractual, commercial and financial issues is communicated as required by commercial procedures or contractual requirements
  • To prepare and submit regular and accurate cost/value reports in compliance with the laid-down commercial procedures

On offer:

Salary:                                  £40,000-£50,000

Pension:                              5% company contribution

Holidays:                             33 days inclusive of statutory

Life Cover:                          DIS x4 salary

Medical Care:                    BUPA  Private Medical Insurance (Single cover)

Car parking:                       Available free on site

Working Hours:                 37.5 hours per week



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