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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2022
    Deadline: Sep 19, 2022
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    AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited is currently on a journey to redevelop the Obuasi Gold Mine into a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. The underground mining operation will be fully mechanized, designed to produce up to an average maximum of 5,000 t/day of ore mined.

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    Cost Accountant

    Role Purpose

    • To provide day-to-day support to the mining and operations team and assist the management accountant in coordinating the mine’s business planning, budgetary control, and cost management functions.

    Role Accountabilities

    • Support the Management Accountant in coordinating the mine’s budgeting and business planning activities.
    • Review cost drivers and rate and check reasonability of inventory schedules from mining and operations departments before loading into TM1 system.
    • Liaise with and provide timely day-to-day support to the mining and operations teams.
    • Prepare monthly and quarterly cost forecasting and financial models from mine plans and other operational plans using IBM Planning Analytics (Cognos TM1) system and excel
    • Conduct weekly and monthly cost reviews and sensitivity analysis with mining and operations departments to highlight key trends and root causes for variance.
    • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reports-analyzing financial and operational results, distilling and synthesizing key trends, assessing current and future business risk.
    • Produce periodic information to budget holders, highlighting variances against budget and liaising in the identification of the root causes
    • Partner in identification and implementation of the mine-wide cost reduction and efficiency improvement opportunity to sustainably reduce the mine’s All-in-Cost.
    • Partner with Finance Team to ensure timely completion of month-end reports.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Management Accountant or Senior Manager - Finance

    Person Specifications

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting/Commerce or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • Qualified membership of Professional Accounting body (ACCA, ICA) would be an added advantage


    • Minimum of one (1) year National Service working experience in management accounting and cost management within the mining environment.

    Technical Competencies

    • Working knowledge of mining value chain
    • Proficiency in the use of SAP ERP (FICO and BW), IBM Planning Analytical     (Cognos TM1), and Power BI would be an added advantage.
    • Expertise in Microsoft Suit applications and Financial Modeling using excel
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and frequently changing environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work cross functionally and influence appropriately
    • Possess a valid driver’s license and proficiency in driving light vehicle

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    Business Improvement Officer

    Role Purpose

    • The Business Improvement Officer will support the identification, coordination and implementation of critical improvement projects/ideas that deliver and promote a culture of sustainable continuous improvements (CI) across site

    Role Accountabilities

    • Support departmental C.I sustainability tasks and processes towards achieving key B.I metric targets (RAR Compliance, Idea Owner Reviews, Visual Board Meetings etc.).
    • Conduct relevant data analysis to complement site A&I efforts.
    • Ensure accurate production KPIs dashboard wiring mine wide.
    • Assist in business requirements reports and presentations as and when required by Senior Manager.
    • Assist departmental IFs in loading and completing Operational Excellence idea requirements in Pipware.
    • Conduct periodic analysis using Pipware data to enhance integrity and fast track idea velocity.
    • Support monthly ideas monitoring and tracking with respect to set pipeline benefits target.
    • Identify trends and variations using process analytical tools to inform management and stakeholders to improve business forecasting
    • Use the existing (and other) analytical tools to develop and implement efficient business processes at the operational level in mining, processing, engineering, and supporting services.
    • Analyze trends in safety performance metrics in the Business Improvement department and make appropriate recommendations to the HOD


    • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Business, or relevant business/engineering qualifications.


    • One year work experience with good working knowledge of AngloGold Ashanti policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.


    Technical Competencies

    • Good understanding of continuous improvement concepts and methodology.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Knowledge of PIPWare software and familiarity with Value Driver Trees is an advantage.
    • Strong analytical and project management skills, including a thorough understanding of business processes within a mining environment.
    • Effective problem solver with the ability to examine and re-engineer processes, procedures, and practices
    • Building Effective Working Relationships - The ability to build and maintain effective collateral and cross-functional working relationship, coach and develop a team to deliver at their highest capability
    • Building Trust & Accountability – Displaying high levels of integrity and honesty
    • Ability to advise, persuade and influence people in a professional and effective manner

    Other Competencies

    • Valid driving licence and proficiency in driving light vehicle

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