Management Accountant Mining - Rustenburg

Contract position in the mining sector in a remote and safe area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Single status position (not favourable for wives and families to reside there).  Reports to the Financial Manager.

PLEASE NOTE: Regrettably, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have prior mining industry experience (This is a crucial requirement and NOT negotiable).


ROLE PURPOSE:  Preparing measurement reports.  Provide recommendations to improve performance, whilst compliant to financial policies and procedures.


B Degree:  Majoring in Accounting or Financial Management

Knowledge of:  Financial and management accounting;  Financial planning and management; Understanding and/or experience in cost accounting; Formulate and structure departmental cost centre budgets; Measure and report financial and business results; Prepare journals; Monitor processes for creation of budget forecasts; Maintain internal control processes

Minimum 3 years experience in management accounting

Mining experience preferential


Assist business stakeholders in the interpretation and understanding of financial reports and where needed produce various reports

Discuss performance reports with relevant business owners and identify action plans to address gaps in the Short Term Plan / Forecast

Provide detailed monthly financial commentary for inclusion month end reporting.

Calculate and comment on monthly financial graphs and ratios

Participate in relevant management forums/meetings (e.g. monthly management meetings)

Proactively analyse the financial results and provide recommendations to business to improve performance

Identify areas of process improvement and make recommendations to business

Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels, and ensure expenditure control.

Develop tools for forecasting future financial performance


Persuading and influencing

Writing and reporting; Applying expertise and technology; Analysing

Planning and organising; Delivering results and meeting customer expectation

Adapting and responding to change; Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking


Process and Activity based costing

Ratio analysis and interpretation

Sensitivity and cost/benefit analysis

Stock valuation

Scenario based planning

Product contributions

Cost budgeting, setting up cost drivers and flex budgeting


Salary up to US$102,000 net per annum dependant on skills and experience.

Benefits:  Generous travelling allowance; Full board and lodging; Free medical aid; Generous leave; etc


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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