General Accountant - Anglo American

eg. Accountant or Accounting or Kempinski

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Anglo American has a portfolio of world-class mining operations. We mine, process, move and market the essential ingredients that enable a cleaner, more connected world and that meet fast-growing consumer-driven demands for products from smartphones to electric cars. Our basic materials build homes, offices, railways, and airports, and our diamonds fulfill people's dreams.

We are at the forefront of change in our industry; innovating with purpose – pushing boundaries to create new opportunities and demonstrate our values. As the custodians of precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore, coal, and nickel – we rely on our high-performing teams to combine integrity, creativity, and smart innovation with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large. 

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:

As a General Accountant, you will support the General Accounting Supervisor in delivering timely, accurate, and complete financial information to stakeholders. You will also be responsible for supporting a robust control environment.

Under the leadership of the General Accounting Supervisor, your responsibilities will include: 



  • Responsibility for month-end close activities
  • Update and complete SOP’s process documents
  • On a monthly basis process all relevant transactions in the general ledger with a special notes on overdue items and making appropriate disclosures to the General Accounting Supervisor
  • Responsible for processing all journal entries into relevant ledgers and submission to the General
  • Accounting Supervisor for review in a timely manner
  • Ensure the integrity of the balance sheet by preparing general ledger balance sheet reconciliations, investigate and report on financial discrepancies and overdue items.
  • Complete and submit all relevant statutory and regulatory returns performed by the accounting team.
  • Execute escalation process to support effective service delivery
  • Assist in the preparation of the KPI reports
  • Support deadline management
  • Follow up and ensure that audit requests are submitted
  • Focus on recording, completeness, and measurement of all transactions
  • Ensure controls are adhered to and executed
  • Drive adherence to safety
  • Any other tasks as and when required

This role is on a band 7'8 and reports to the General Accounting Supervisor.



You will need to have:

  • BCOM Accounting Degree or equivalent B degree at a recognized institution.
  • Member of a recognized accounting body (Recommended)



Experience required: 

  • 2 Years general accounting experience
  • Accounting experience in the mining industry/corporate multinational environment. Eligible to become a member of a recognised accounting body. (Recommended)



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