Quantity Surveyor - Construction - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 55,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1902-12841

Consultant: Elaine Burke

Are you a Quantity Surveyor with 5+ years experience in a construction environment?

Would you like to work for a company who provides an outstanding work environment and opportunities for career development? 

If you are interested in this role contact Elaine on +353-1-9696684 or send your CV to elaine@jobcontax.com

Quantity Surveyor - Construction - Dublin


Our Client is an international water infrastructure asset management company with an office in Dublin.

They provide operations and maintenance services for water and wastewater infrastructure.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be assigned by and report to the Finance Director on all matters of an accounting nature

Day-to-day coordination and supervision is through the Project Manager

The Quantity Surveyor is responsible for total project accounting, including cost accounting, account

payable, payroll, owner billings, and subcontractor payment management

The quantity surveyor is responsible to the Finance Director to ensure that company policies and procedures are followed (both accounting and operational matters the account may observe) and that the financial reporting of costs and projections are fairly stated and accurate

Additionally, the quantity surveyor is responsible to alert the Finance Director if the quantity surveyor feels that cost reports, cost projections or individual transactions, are not reasonable and/or should be reviewed by others in the Accounting department.

The quantity surveyor is responsible to the jobsite team, project manager & engineering manager to ensure that company policies and procedures are followed with respect to day-to-day accounting functions at the jobsite

Especially significant matters include the evaluation of and monitoring of subcontractor financial requirements related to the performance of their subcontract and monthly payment applications. Additionally, the quantity surveyor assists the project manager with the preparation of the monthly payment

request to the client.

Main duties and responsibilities are to:

Develop the current accounting system, monitor it and recommend improvements to the system where applicable

Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the client

Value completed work and arrange payments;

Monitor and keep track of project progress

Measurement and valuation of variations in the work during the contract, for agreement of interim payments and the final account

Highlighting areas of concern / loss on any part of the contract

Oversee all contractual issues

Participate in monthly project management meetings

Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management

Report to management on any opportunities for additional billings

Create or approve all project-related billings to customers

Close out project accounts upon project completion


A degree qualified Quantity Surveyor or equivalent with strong previous exposure in a construction environment

More than 5 years of billings & receivables, with at least 2-3 years in a construction sector environment

Team player with excellent communication and writing skills

Experience with project job costing systems. Exposure to SAGE would be an advantage


Basic Salary €55K - €65K

23 days annual leave plus all Irish bank holidays

Inclusion in the company defined contribution scheme after successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. Choice of contribution rate of either 5% or 7.5% which is matched by the company

Illness protection and death in service benefits associated with the pension scheme.


Elaine Burke is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact her by e-mail elaine@jobcontax.com or phone +353-1-9696684


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