Cost Clerk

Location – Cambridge, Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7ED
Duration – Fixed Term for 1 year
Team – Commercial


  • Checking and pre approval of material and external plant invoices.
  • Allocation and coding of all delivery tickets in line with the cost loaded programme.
  • Analysing of weekly material and plant schedules.
  • Interrogation and evaluation of all staff and labour costs.
  • Assist commercial lead with preparation of monthly reporting requirements and deliverables.
  • Preparing all necessary cost transfers to ensure cost allocation is correct.
  • Provision of all supporting documentation to back up periodic applications as required.
  • Reconciliation of cost reporting with financial reporting as required.
  • Visits to other offices and site locations.
  • Any Ad-Hoc duties as required.

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Proven ability to prioritise and ability to work to a high standard of accuracy.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines in a busy and demanding environment.
  • Ability to work independently or within a multi-disciplinary team, whilst showing clear attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills are required and experience of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) is essential.
  • A flexible and ‘can do’ attitude is required.
  • Full UK Driving License is essential.

Requirements and Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a high degree of proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel and educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) grades A–C including English and Maths. A fully or part qualified AAT or RICS would be beneficial. Costing/Contracting experience would be advantageous but not essential.

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