The average salary for a Cost Controller in South Africa is R323,312.
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Job Description for Cost Controller
A cost controller's main duty is to track and control the costs associated with one or more of their employer's projects. On a day-to-day basis, they are responsible for tasks such as compiling monthly cost forecasts, tracking employee hours invested on a project, and verifying invoices issued by suppliers. They sometimes works as part of a larger team and sometimes operates alone. While a cost controller's work is largely mental in nature, there may be certain elements that are physically dem…Read more
Cost Controller Tasks
- Track and analyze cost activities, forecasting and budgeting to inform leadership.
- Generate cost reports, recommendations, and analysis of invoices.
- Develop processes to automate data collection and to reduce expenses.
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Popular Skills for Cost Controller
Skills in Forecasting, Microsoft Excel, Financial Reporting and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cost Accounting.
Pay by Experience Level for Cost Controller
An entry-level Cost Controller with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R156,764 based on 6 salaries. An early career Cost Controller with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R275,000 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Cost Controller with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R462,238 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Cost Controller with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R400,000 based on 23 salaries.
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