Senior Accountant Operations - Anglo American

eg. Accountant or Accounting or Kempinski

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This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant Operations to join our team at ACP, where you will be responsible for providing support to corporate governance and financial control.

Finances are vital. You’ll help us see where we’re going.

Anglo American aims to lead the future of mining. Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we strive to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives".


Our Platinum business mines, processes and refines the entire range of platinum group metals (PGMs): platinum, palladium, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium, and osmium. We are the world’s leading primary producer of PGMs, which have a range of specialized applications that improve lives across the world from vehicle fuel cells to jewelry; dentistry to glassmaking; pacemakers to petroleum refining.


Job Description:

The Senior Accountant Operations will develop a deep understanding of the KPIs and cost drivers that impact our business performance.



You will also be responsible to: 

  • Work side-by-side with discipline Managers & Superintendents to develop budgets, e.g., by providing insights into financial data and consolidating inputs
  • Support preparation of financial forecasts, taking into account past performance and forward looking risks and opportunities
  • Support tracking of discipline financial performance against plan
  • Collaborate with discipline to develop risk register, proactively providing financial evaluation (cost/capital) of risk mitigation strategies
  • Collaborate with discipline management to identify cost improvement opportunities
  • Perform quality check on variance analysis 
  • Provide & discuss discipline-specific financial reports
  • Ensure that processes are established and standardized to allow for trend analysis, correct pigeon-holing, feasibility studies, and cost control
  • Ensure application/adherence/communication of standard costing rules
  • Training, mentoring, and support of all staff

This role is in the Operations Department and at a band 6 level reporting to the Financial Accounting Manager/Performance Manager. 


You will need the following:

  • Relevant degree in finance or related.
  • CFA, CA(SA), or ACMA  will be advantageous

Experience needed: 

  • At least 5 years experience in a financial or analytical role preferably within the mining industry
  • Managing a team/leadership experience
  • SAP (ERP) experience will be advantageous





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