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Financial Manager (Finance / Mining / Brownfields / Forecasting / Budgets / Controls / ERP) – West Africa

Job Field:
Senior Management & Non-executive Jobs
Financial Management Jobs
West Africa
West Africa All
Contract Type:
Salary Description:
Market Related
CA Mining
Job Ref:
175 0902 MHU

Job Description: 
A global client operating in West Africa has a vacancy for a Financial Manager. The successful incumbent will report directly in to the Project Director. The key functions will be tight controls, forecasting, ERP, budgets and cost analysis.

  • Proactive engagement with various stakeholder to assist for analyzing the cost, optimization of cost and improving OEE including but not limited to: Mine cost controlling, rail cost controlling, port cost controlling
  • Compile cost data for preparation of annual budgets including estimates of standard cost increases for the following year
  • Assist in calculation of cost savings for budget and measurement of actual savings
  • Analyze variance accounts each month and prepare reports
  • Co-ordinate the various departmental and external inputs and complete the required finance adjustments to ensure a robust and consistent process is delivered
  • To support the development of effective business relationships between finance staff  and service professionals
  • Actively contribute to site safety policy and new initiatives and implement change.
  • Develop and maintain a departmental structure that adheres to the company’s policies, enables teamwork and personal development.
  • Ensure training and coaching is provided to all department employees, with specific attention to National and Local employees.
  • Review capital requirements for department items, to meet long term objectives of the Company
  • Key major business challenges to address and drive: With resources and systems available to ensure effective financial Costing, management of audits and scheduled financial reviews, successful development and implementation of annual budget, ensure adherence to compliance issues

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, an additional Management Qualification advantageous
  • At least 10 years’ relevant experience, at least 5 years in a manager position
  • Must have previous experience with a mining client in a remote location in Africa, ideally West Africa
  • Fluent in English, good understanding of French advantageous
  • Must have strong ERP knowledge
  • Must be able to handle pressure well as it is a demanding environment
  • Brownfields experience advantageous

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • FIFO expat position
  • 9/3 roster
  • Competitive USD salary package
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