Cost Controller, Blanchardstown

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Organisational Environment:


Mercury is the European leader in construction solutions.


We build and manage complex engineering & construction projects for the world’s leading corporations. Our solutions help deliver technologies and life changing advancements that connect people, communities, and businesses, giving them the power to achieve incredible things. Our people have the courage to be innovative. Their determination and sharp focus enable us to deliver with certainty, time and time again.

 We deliver our clients’ visions through leading edge construction solutions across multiple sectors, including Enterprise Data Centres, Advanced Technology & Life Sciences, Hyperscale Data Centres, Fire Protection, and Technical Support Services (TSS).

 At Mercury, it is our duty to encourage and back our people to realise their vision of themselves. We place them at the heart of what we do, providing challenging opportunities to develop within a great team in a supportive environment that allows them to reach their full potential.


Scope of Role:

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  To ensure compliance with all cost control processes in compliance with Mercury Procedures and Project requirements.

· To provide full support to Construction Team including,

· Management of the project cost control.

· Responsible for the weekly reporting to the site and sector commercial man-agers and the line manager.

· Preparation of the monthly accounts for the Client.

· Responsibility for the forecasting of cash inwards & outwards

· Ensure invoices are issued and payments collected on time

· Responsible for Completing Month End Reports for projects

· Separating cost out between the projects as all are combined within one job code.

· Finalising subcontractor applications and processing payment certs.

· Managing Processing and approving all car and house rentals.

· Cleaning and waste removal invoices.

· Overseeing daily cost control functions per contract requirements.

• Overseeing the reviews of work orders, variation orders and variation order requests.

• Ensure the correct use and implementation of SAP systems to support cost and contract management.

• Ensure Close Out procedures are adhered to.

• Provide project cash flow reports on a regular basis.

• Identify and analyse cost trends and instigate / coordinate any corrective ac-tions required to keep the project under budget.

• All other duties associated with this role and/or reasonably required by the Company the Com pany reserves the right to vary the scope and nature of the Employee’s normal duties to take into account changes in the Com-pany’s work patterns and practices and the requirements of its business.


Core Competencies

· SAP Reporting

· Subcontractors’ collaboration

· Communication

· Ability to generate and analysis reports

· Problem Solving / Analysis

· Multitasking


Essential Criteria

· The ideal candidate will have a minimum 7 years’ experience in cost control / Quantity Role. 2 Years in senior capacity

· Previous experience in Construction Operations.

· Professional qualification in QS required but not mandatory

· Professional certification in related field is an advantage

· experience in the construction sector required.

· Experience in use of Excel is a requirement

· Excellent Analytical and problem-solving skills.

· High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

· Experience using SAP & Microsoft Office advanced user skills.

· Ability to work under pressure

· Travel might be required for this position.


Desirable Criteria

· Excellent Microsoft Excel skills

· SAP Reporting

· Documentation and reporting


Mercury is an equal opportunities employer.


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