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Finance & Administration Manager

Location : South Africa
Job Type : Permanent

Finance & Administration Manager

Location: South Africa

Job Type: Renewable Contract

Mining, Finance, Administration 

Job Code: 6333

Cowan South Africa is recruiting a Finance & Administration Manager for an isolated open pit mining operation. The incumbent will provide leadership to the mine’s finance, accounting and administration function to optimise financial performance and strategic position.

• Develop the mine’s financial strategy/Company plans and lead the implementation to meet corporate vision and mission
• Advise the company on the financial strategy and its impact on the company objectives
• Manage the development and maintenance of all financial and accounting systems within the Company
• Review systems and procedures on a regular basis and replace, upgrade or revise systems, procedures and controls as required
• Manage the financial risk and exposure of the Company and ensure compliance
• Evaluate and review investment proposals in respect of all company assets and oversee due diligence as necessary
• Direct and manage the business plan (annual budgeting process)
• Review the management accounts and analyse them for reporting and adjustment purposes and provide guidelines to the Executive Committee for planning purposes
• Manage the administration functions
• Manage the internal and external audit processes
• Ensure compliance with all Group financial reporting requirements
• Define capital and budgetary requirements and manage budgets allocated for the achievement of the Financial departments activities and objectives

• A South African citizen or have South African Permanent Residency
• Willing to work on an isolated mine site
• Willing to be appointed on a 2 year renewable contract basis
• Willing to work on a rotational roster. A certain amount of days at the mine and a certain amount of days off  

• Degree in Financial Management. Chartered Accountant will be preferred
• At least 10 years financial management experience in a public company
• At least five years as a Head of department.
• Prior experience gained in the mining environment would be preferred
• Membership of a professional financial body would be desirable

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