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Cost Controller

Location: Birmingham Department: Admin
We are currently seeking a Cost Controller to work from our busy Birmingham Office. Reporting directly to the Regional Installation Manager for Installations.


  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Pension scheme
  • Aviva health scheme
  • Life cover
  • Employee discount on security for your home
  • Employee Discount Scheme, which is applicable to over 900 of the UK’s top retailers, including travel, groceries, gym memberships, utilities and more

The Role

  • Preparation of WIP throughout the month and records jobs coming in and out of WIP
  • Revenue reconciliation throughout the month, schedules received from HQ to confirm revenue
  • Update MIS invoice details
  • Check portal schedules to ensure payment received for the correct installation
  • Review weekly materials from Aeromark and input into WIP
  • Raise all subcontract PO’s and update MIS
  • Update all platforms for new job packs received
  • Update and prepare un-invoiced order reports
  • Accurate monthly forecasting
  • Accurate audit of MIS
  • Verify all Sage invoices
  • Solution and problem solver mentality and methodology
  • Ensure Costs and Revenue fall within the same financial month
  • Accurate WIP preparation for the Installation Department
  • Verifying invoices on Sage system
  • Provide accurate cost forecasting information

The Candidate

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Sage experience useful
  • Previous accountancy/purchasing experience
  • Solution and problem solver mentality and methodology
  • Essential to have an analytical mindset as well as a strong eye for detail
  • Good Data Analysis skills
  • Good timekeeping
  • Attention to detail
  • Eye for numbers
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to use own initiative when problem solving
  • Computer literate; Excel, Word, project programmes

SECOM Plc is an equal opportunity employer.