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Cost Analyst



Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

Job Category:

Cost Management Consulting

Pay Grade Range:

$37,950.00 - $88,550.00

Disclaimer: The base salary range represents the low and high end of Altus Group’s “Pay Grade Range” for this position in the primary work location. Actual hiring salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to work experience, and geographic market data for the role. The Pay Grade Range listed above does not reflect Altus Group’s total compensation for employees. Other rewards may include an annual bonus, flexible work arrangements, and region-specific benefits.

Unlock your Altus Experience!

If you’re looking to advance your career in data analytics, expertise, and technology for the rapidly growing global CRE market, there’s no better place than Altus Group. At Altus, our work is purposeful. Every day, our employees drive impact, innovate, and shape the global commercial real estate (CRE) and PropTech industry.

Our people-centric culture empowers you to deliver in a high trust, high performance culture, surrounded by an inclusive team that’s collaborating to modernize our industry. We invest in our people with training and growth opportunities designed to propel you further in your career while providing a flexible and progressive workplace that reflects our values and teams.

Altus Group has an immediate opening for a Cost Analyst within our Development Advisory Team in Vancouver. This is an exciting opportunity to engage in the end-to-end contract administration process for high-profile, complex construction projects from mixed-use, commercial, offices, institutional and residential projects, as well as public projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides data and input to cost, project monitoring and project management reports to support the Cost Consultants and Project Manager(s) and the project deliverables.

  • Collates, coordinates, and tracks cost, schedule and financial data and ensures contract deliverables are achieved.

  • Drafts cost and monitoring reports.

  • Maintains all project documentation, logs, and records.

  • Analyzes contractor, trade, and project costs for correct allocation of costs and payments.

  • Analyzes change orders and contracts.

  • Participates in design, management, and construction meetings to present reports to Clients and Owners.

  • Tracks trends in cost data to allow informed decision-making from project stakeholders.

  • Conducts field reviews and site visits to inspect construction progress.

  • Conduct field reviews and site visits to inspect construction progress (some overnight travel may be required

Key Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of practical experience in construction contracting, surveying, estimating, or real estate consulting environment.

  • Diploma in Quantity Surveying, Architectural, Building Science, Project Management, Construction or Civil Technology, Construction Management, or in a related field is advantageous.

  • Experience working at a consulting firm (billable environment) is an asset.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with executive level internal and external clients

  • Organizational and detailed-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage differing needs of the business

  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office product and application of all project management technology as required for assigned projects.


What Altus Group offers:

  • Rewarding performance: We are pleased to be able to provide employees competitive compensation, incentive and bonus plans, and a total rewards package that prioritizes their mental, physical and overall financial health.
  • Growth and development: As a destination for top industry talent, we’re investing in you to meet the evolving needs of our clients and deliver on your professional goals. Our Altus Intelligence Academy offers over 150,000 hours of learning materials catering to diverse stages of an employee’s career journey.
  • Flexible work model: We’re modernizing our employee programs to reflect the new world of work. Our Activity-Based Work model provides you with flexibility to align your work location to the work being performed - office for connecting and collaborating, and remote for focused work.

Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where all clients and employees feel welcomed, accepted and valued. We provide an atmosphere free from barriers to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, and encourage equal opportunities for all employees. We’re seeking candidates with diverse experiences and provide accessible candidate experiences throughout the selection process. If you need accommodation,

We appreciate all applicants who take the time to apply to Altus Group. Please note that only those who are selected to move forward in the process will be contacted. Thank you.