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  • Posted: Jul 28, 2020
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    Newmont Mining Corporation is a leading global gold producer with key assets in Nevada, Peru, Australia, Ghana and Suriname.Newmonts Africa Operations holds two gold mining operations in Ghana: the Ahafo Mine located in the Brong-Ahafo region and the Akyem Mine located in the Eastern region. There is also near mine exploration and development focus in Gha...
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    Treasury Accountant

    About This Role:

    • To monitor and manage company cash flow, investments, and reclamation bonding.
    • To manage banking relations, provide treasury support for projects and other banking activities.

    Main Responsibility Areas:

    Forecasting and Monitoring

    • Compile weekly, monthly and periodic cash flow forecasts and bank account monitoring and determining the cash needs and the currency needs (GHS or USD), verifying that account balances and investment classifications are in line with corporate treasury standards.
    • Cash needs are sent to the Assistant Controller- centralised services.
    • Report bank and investment balances to Denver Treasury.
    •  Determine intercompany loan repayment based on cash availability and excess funds to be invested.
    • Collate cash needs for various sections like tax, accounts payable and others, in order to make provisions for contingencies and other pending payments.
    • Ascertain cash needs and resolve through cash calls from Citibank, USD sales to local partner banks, by collating the daily forex quotes and selecting the highest bidder within the stipulated time or loan requests from corporate when there is shortage of funds.

    Treasury Related Reconciliations

    • Prepare all Newmont Ghana Gold Limited and Newmont Golden Ridge Limited bank reconciliations and other treasury related reconciliations.
    • Verify that all reconciliation issues are resolved with the partner banks.
    • Review the reconciliations by checking the bank balance, main General Ledger (GL) and sub-Ledger accounts and open items and their classifications.

    Treasury Support

    • Provide treasury support for projects by certifying timely funding of project accounts, Bank statement download and loading in SAP, preparing project bank accounts reconciliations and resolving reconciliation issues, validating bank charges, liaison between EPCM and Partner banks and preparing monthly payment accruals to verify that project costs are properly captured.
    • Support with proper updates in Mineman (bullion software), running valuations to determine ounces balance at month end and reconciling Dore sales and sending appropriate reports to Financial Reporting and performing quarterly and yearly reconciliations between Mineman balances and Valcambi statements.

    Accounting

    • Monitor Gold and Silver sale accounting by determining what should be recognised as revenue and any loss or otherwise to be expensed
    • Guarantee appropriate and timely retention to nominated banks based on investment agreement on shipment by shipment basis and reporting retentions, shipment values and shipments dates to nominated banks on monthly basis by collaborating with shipper to get shipment details for reporting to Banks
    • Assess the retention amount based on Newmont Ghana Gold Limited and Newmont Golden Ridge Limited investment agreements and a cash call is done to send the cash from Citibank to Local nominated banks.

    Correspondence / Communications

    • Act as Newmont’s Correspondent with partner banks on payment issues, bank charges and interest issues, account opening and closure, authorised signatory classification changes, additions and deletions, access to bank platforms, Employee Corporate card issues and sending Instructions to banks.
    • Act as support in the Newmont Reclamation Bonding with Banks.
    • Liaise with partner banks, and Accounts Payable. Follow up on unsuccessful payments with banks and report on monthly’s basis EFTs not cleared and stale checks to Accounts payable, monthly bank charges and interest reviews.

    Statement Management

    • Download weekly and month-end mt940 statements and monthly reclamation cash component statement requests.

    Training & Experience:

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Bachelor’s Degree with a major study area of accounting / finance or an equivalent level of experience and professional qualification.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Knowledgeable about the banking industry.
    • Knowledge of the Central Banks Regulations.
    • Knowledge about investment options.
    • General accounting knowledge.

    Experience: 

    • Between 5 to 7 years’ experience in treasury, banking and payroll.

    Technical Skills:

    • Strong interpersonal relationship skills.
    • Problem solving skills.
    • Ability to identify and analyse organisational needs.
    • Demonstrate supervisory skills.
    • Advanced verbal and written communication.

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Professional.
    • Respect.
    • Assertiveness.
    • Influential.
    • Customer focused.
    • Integrity
    • Trustworthy
    • Confident.
    • Reliable.
    • Independent.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Uses Initiative.
    • Results driven.
    • Pro-active.
    • Accurate.
    • Continually Learns.
    • Works under pressure

    Working Conditions:

    • Extended and unpredictable working hours is the norm.

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    General Ledger Accountant

    About This Role:

    • To monitor and manage company cash flow, investments, and reclamation bonding.
    • To manage banking relations, provide treasury support for projects and other banking activities.

    Main Responsibility Areas:

    Forecasting and Monitoring

    • Compile weekly, monthly and periodic cash flow forecasts and bank account monitoring and determining the cash needs and the currency needs (GHS or USD), verifying that account balances and investment classifications are in line with corporate treasury standards.
    • Cash needs are sent to the Assistant Controller- centralised services.
    • Report bank and investment balances to Denver Treasury: bank balance and investment reports are sent to the Treasury Director in Denver, the Regional CFO-Africa, and the Regional Controller-Africa.
    • Determine intercompany loan repayment based on cash availability and excess funds to be invested.
      Collate cash needs for various sections like tax, accounts payable and others, in order to make provisions for contingencies and other pending payments.
      Ascertain cash needs and resolve through cash calls from Citibank, USD sales to local partner banks, by collating the daily forex quotes and selecting the highest bidder within the stipulated time or loan requests from corporate when there is shortage of funds.

    Treasury Related Reconciliations

    • Prepare all Newmont Ghana Gold Limited and Newmont Golden Ridge Limited bank reconciliations and other treasury related reconciliations.
    • Verify that all reconciliation issues are resolved with the partner banks.
    • Review the reconciliations by checking the bank balance, main General Ledger (GL) and sub-Ledger accounts and open items and their classifications.

    Treasury Support

    • Provide treasury support for projects by certifying timely funding of project accounts, Bank statement download and loading in SAP, preparing project bank accounts reconciliations and resolving reconciliation issues, validating bank charges, liaison between EPCM and Partner banks and preparing monthly payment accruals to verify that project costs are properly captured.
    • Support with proper updates in Mineman (bullion software), running valuations to determine ounces balance at month end and reconciling Dore sales and sending appropriate reports to Financial Reporting and performing quarterly and yearly reconciliations between Mineman balances and Valcambi statements.

    Major Projects Accounting Support

    • Coordinate with the major projects accountants to ensure that completed assets are loaded into the fixed assets system.
    • Support the fixed assets register set up for new projects.
    • Provides interim back up to the Project Accounting analyst when needed.

    Training & Experience:

    Formal Qualification (including professional registrations)

    • Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
    • CA, ACCA, or CPA qualification preferred.

    Additional Knowledge

    • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) required.
    • Knowledge of and work experience with Sarbanes Oxley (SOx) regulations a plus.

    Experience

    • Between 5 to 8 years relevant accounting experience required; preferably in the mining industry.

    Technical Skills

    • Excellent knowledge of computerised Global (GL) Systems.
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
    • Must have confidence to interact with corporate leaders.
    • Strong leadership and management presentation skills.
    • Strong computer and Excel skills.
    • Demonstrate people management experience, the ability to work with internal and external partners, and experience with continuous improvement programs and integrated management systems.

    Behavioural Attributes

    • Professional.
    • Respect.
    • Assertiveness.
    • Influential.
    • Customer focused.
    • Integrity.
    • Trust.
    • Confident.
    • Reliable.
    • Independent.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Initiative.
    • Results driven.
    • Pro-active.
    • Accurate.
    • Continually Learn.
    • Work under pressure.

    Working Conditions:

    1. Regular travel is required.
    2. Extended and unpredictable hours is the norm.
    3. The incumbent is exposed to moderate mental pressure / stress.

    Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

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    Process Maintenance Superintendent

    • If the answer is “Yes” then an opportunity exists for you to join our team as a Process Maintenance Superintendent reporting to the Process Manager.
    • You will be expected to utilize your skills and positive work ethic to coordinate and direct all maintenance activities conducted by the Process Maintenance teams, in the upkeep of the process plant to attain maximum production outputs, in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.

    Essential Duties

    Include but are not limited to:

    • Prepare Application for Expense (AFEs) for capital maintenance projects that will improve maintenance throughput, reduce costs and improve efficiencies.
    • Appropriately own the capital program for the processing maintenance section.
    • Accurately prepare and manage maintenance budgets and maintenance operating cost forecasts.
    • Recommend the purchase of capital equipment and selection of vendors.
    • Approve purchases and expenditure within the delegated limits of authority.
    • Develop Process Maintenance work plans.
    • Take responsibility for the achievement of plans and goals through the ongoing monitoring of maintenance progress.
    • Align with all Newmont Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental requirements.
    • Ensure that applicable environmental regulations and compliance programs are implemented.
    • Oversee development projects.
    • Develop and implement efficient maintenance tactical strategies using the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) philosophy.
    • Initiate and participate in projects and direct activities leading to continuous improvement of safety and production.
    • Avail the appropriate transfer of knowledge and relevant skill sets from Expatriate to National employees through a comprehensive advisory training and mentorship program.

    Training & Experience

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or related field required.
    • Engineering Superintendent / Managers Certification of Competency.

    Experience:

    • Minimum 10 – 12 years’ experience in a mineral processing plant maintenance environment, with a minimum of 3 – 5 years in gold processing.
    • Minimum of 5 – 7 years’ management/supervisory experience, managing a large group of diverse employees, both staff, hourly-paid and contractors.
    • Process start-up experience is preferable.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Advanced knowledge of maintenance principles and industry standards.
    • Advanced knowledge of work management processes.
    • Advanced knowledge of planning and scheduling.
    • Advanced knowledge of maintenance plant equipment.
    • Strong working knowledge in maintenance planning systems – Ellipse/MIMS and SAP.
    • Strong working knowledge of budgeting and cost controls in a process maintenance environment.
    • Strong working knowledge in the maintenance of heavy engineering equipment (i.e. cone crushers, grinding mill equipment, large slurry pumps and reducers, agitators, conveyors and associated accessories, gyratory crusher, gearboxes, hydraulic and pneumatic systems).
    • Knowledge and understanding of statutory regulations relevant to health and safety in the mining industry.

    Technical Skills:

    • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Effective interpersonal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills.
    • Advanced computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), MS Project and SAP.
    • Advanced information monitoring and management skills.
    • Advanced planning, organising and prioritising skills.
    • Advanced people management skills.
    • Strong consultation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
    • Strong project management skills.

    Behavioural Attributes:

    • Accuracy.
    • Analytical.
    • Decisive.
    • Goal Oriented.
    • Lateral Thinking.
    • Pro-Active.
    • Reliable.
    • Weighs up risk logically.
    • Ability to work well under pressure.

    Working Conditions

    • Position is in a remote location.
    • Incumbent has to work overtime as necessary during on-call weeks, shutdown and breakdown events.
    • Incumbent spends an average of 75% of their time at the office, and 25% of the time is spent in the field.

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    Shovel & Drill Maintenance Mechanic

    • To conduct mechanical maintenance, deployment, troubleshooting, replacement, repair, and testing of equipment on drills, shovels and support equipment, according to OEM specifications and safety standards to ensure equipment availability and optimal mining operations and production.

    Essential Duties

    Mechanical Maintenance

    • Perform preventive maintenance routines and inspections.
    • Generate a work order before the remedial or repair work is carried out.
    • Raise a job card for work to be carried out, if any problems are identified.
    • Accomplish work objectives by determining own work schedule, coordinate with support services
    • Attend to items on the maintenance planning schedule, as and when required.
    • Perform installations, maintenance and repair activities, in accordance with OEM specifications.
    • Troubleshoot technical and / or operational problems.
    • Perform routine maintenance on all mechanical equipment and ensure effective functioning, including but not limited to maintenance of drills, shovels and support equipment.
    • Perform a variety of other maintenance tasks, such as breakdowns and preventative maintenance.
    • Disassemble and assemble various major components for repair works.
    • Ensure that all lock-out / tag-outs are completed, before any work is carried out.
    • Provide information in terms of sufficient spare availability and stock levels.
    • Assist specialists in making more complex repairs.
    • Work within established procedures and operating manuals, as set out by the OEMs and best practice.
    • Check that daily and rotational quality targets are achieved, including First Stop After PM (FSAPM), Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) and Mean Time To Repairs (MTTR)
    • Conduct daily inspection and lube services to the machines
    • Collect oil samples from mining fleet using best practices to minimize contamination.

    Trouble shooting

    • Carry out inspection on all mechanical equipment daily and record all findings from the inspection.
    • Check all malfunctioned machinery and equipment and conduct root cause analysis to diagnose whether to repair or replace.
    • Analyze specified problems and issues to find the best technical solutions within OEM specifications.
    • Strive to reduce downtime and minimize costs.

    Reporting

    • Maintain records of maintenance and repair work.
    • Produce daily reports indicating the jobs for the day and submit the report to the Supervisor.

    Health, Safety and Environment

    • Deliver own prescribed outcomes and / or provide support services, by applying Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environment systems, policies and protocols.
    • Inspect the equipment to check and identify any mechanical and basic electrical risks.
    • Attend all safety meetings.

    Training & Experience

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Mechanical Engineering Technician certificate.
    • Mechanic Trade training, apprenticeship.
    • MINCOM certified as Inspection Engineer as an advantage.

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Advanced knowledge of mechanical maintenance principles and industry standards.
    • Advanced knowledge and experience of maintaining Drills. Shovels and support equipment.
    • Knowledge of the work management process.
    • Knowledge of planning and scheduling.
    • Knowledge of CMMS/ERP

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 3 years’ mechanical maintenance experience in a mining plant / process environment, preferably repairing and maintaining drill, shovels and support equipment.

    Technical Skills:

    • Communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to read and understand technical documentation such as technical instructions, test procedures and technical manuals.
    • Ability to identify problems and to report by using technical names of equipment parts.

    Working Conditions

    Position is in a very remote location. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.

    • specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
    • physical demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to work in confined spaces and will be required to work at heights.
    • work environment: The employee is required to operate in a safety-critical environment with hazardous materials and potentially harmful / dangerous machinery and equipment. The employee is occasionally exposed to noise more than 85 decibels, and to fumes, high temperature hazardous materials, sharp edges, dust, pinch-points, vibration, slippery surfaces etc. The incumbent will regularly lift heavy materials and / or operate heavy machinery.

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    Shovel & Drill Maintenance Electrician

    • To conduct electrical maintenance, deployment, troubleshooting, replacement, repair, and testing of electrical equipment and systems on drills, shovels and support equipment, according to electrical codes, OEM specifications and safety standards to ensure equipment availability and optimal mining operations and production.

    Essential Duties

    Electrical Maintenance

    • Perform preventive maintenance routines and inspections.
    • Generate a work order before the remedial or repair work is carried out.
    • Raise a job card for work to be carried out, if any problems are identified.
    • Attend to items on the maintenance planning schedule, as and when required.
    • Accomplish work objectives by determining own work schedule, coordinate with support services
    • Troubleshoot technical and / or operational problems.
    • Perform installations, maintenance and repair activities, in accordance with OEM specifications.
    • Perform routine maintenance on all electrical equipment and ensure effective functioning, including but not limited to maintenance of drills, shovel and support equipment.
    • Perform a variety of other maintenance tasks, such as electrical preventive maintenance.
    • Confirm that tag-outs / lock-outs are in place when disconnecting / connecting and removing electrical components.
    • Attend to equipment breakdowns.
    • Provides information with regards to maintaining sufficient spare availability and stock levels.
    • Assist specialists in making more complex repairs
    • Work within established procedures and operating manuals, as set out by the OEMs and best practice.
    • Check that daily and rotational quality targets are achieved, including First Stop After PM (FSAPM), Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) and Mean Time to Repairs (MTTR)

    Trouble shooting

    • Carry out daily inspections and record all findings.
    • Check all malfunctioned electrical systems and conduct root cause analysis in order to diagnose whether to repair or replace.
    • Analyze specified problems and issues to find the best technical solutions within OEM specifications and in accordance with local codes.
    • Strive to reduce downtime and minimize costs.

    Reporting

    • Maintain records of maintenance and repair work.
    • Produce daily reports indicating the jobs for the day and submit the report to the Supervisor.

    Health, Safety and Environment

    • Deliver own prescribed outcomes and / or provide support services, by applying Newmont’s Health, Safety and Environment systems, policies and protocols.
    • Inspect the equipment to check and identify any electrical and basic mechanical risks
    • Attend all safety meetings.

    Training & Experience

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Electrical Engineering Technician certificate.
    • Electrical Trade training, apprenticeship.
    • MINCOM certified as Inspection Engineer as an advantage

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Advanced knowledge of mechanical maintenance principles and industry standards.
    • Advanced knowledge and experience of maintaining Drills. Shovels and support equipment.
    • Knowledge of the work management process.
    • Knowledge of planning and scheduling.
    • Knowledge of CMMS/ERP

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 3 years’ electrical maintenance experience in a mining equipment maintenance, preferably repairing and maintaining drills, shovels and support equipment.

    Technical Skills:

    • Communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to identify problems and to report by using technical names of equipment parts.
    • Ability to develop / maintain electrical distribution, generation and transmission systems and networks.
    • Ability to correctly read power meters and record the readings accurately.

    Working Conditions

    Position is in a very remote location. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.

    • specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
    • physical demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to work in confined spaces and will be required to work at heights.
    •  work environment: The employee is required to operate in a safety-critical environment with hazardous materials and potentially harmful / dangerous machinery and equipment. The employee is occasionally exposed to noise more than 85 decibels, and to fumes, high temperature hazardous materials, sharp edges, dust, pinch-points, vibration, slippery surfaces etc. The incumbent will regularly lift heavy materials and / or operate heavy machinery.

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    Shovel & Drill Maintenance Supervisor

    Purpose

    • To supervise and coordinate Shovel and Drill maintenance work to ensure that production plans are realized.
    • To lead and support mechanics, electricians, technicians and operators in the delivery of maintenance work to ensure that specifications are met, and objectives are achieved in an effective and efficient manner.

    Essential Duties

    Mine Maintenance Planning

    • Manage adherence of maintenance to all HSLP, Environment and Social Responsibility requirements under Newmont’s Integrated Management System, Newmont vision and values.
    • Provide information to assist in the preparation of maintenance operating cost forecasts, budgets and monthly maintenance reports.
    • Organize, distribute and coordinate all maintenance works at the mine areas to support all the activities assigned to mine maintenance, including planning.
    • Work with the stores / procurement department to ensure that all the necessary maintenance parts and supplies are available to maintain the mining plant and associated facilities.
    • Assist in the development and review of the maintenance standard task procedures (STPs).

    Mine Maintenance Supervision

    • Oversee Shovel and Drill maintenance work in all mining areas.
    • Provide hands-on assistance during operations activities and ensure that safe work practices are followed.
    • Assist in major work and troubleshooting on the drill rigs and excavators.
    • Conduct shift handover meetings.
    • Provide technical support when major works are carried on any of the plant and / or equipment.
    • Provide effective on-the-job training and coaching to ensure employees gain new skills and achieve their maximum potential.
    • Manage and coordinate daily corrective actions
    • Check that daily and rotational quality targets are achieved, including First Stop After PM (FSAPM), Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) and Mean Time to Repairs (MTTR)

    Health and Safety Management

    • Accept personal responsibility for the health and safety of every employee under or assigned to his/her supervision.
    • Provide hands-on assistance during operations activities and ensuring that safe work practices are followed.
    • Conduct periodic safety meetings and inspections.
    • Attend monthly safety inspection and meetings.

    Reporting

    • Produce various reports (progress reports, incident reports jobs etc. and submit the report to the General Foreman.
    • Work Scheduling and Allocation
    • Schedule tasks for the team according to the plan.
    • Provide and coordinate support to the team to execute the maintenance work to achieve results in a timely manner.

    Staff Supervision

    • Supervise allocated staff member(s) by:
    • providing on-the-job training, mentoring and coaching.
    • performing the first level of performance appraisal.
    • recommending further / relevant training courses and development actions.
    • recommending salary increases or promotions for staffdisciplining poor performance or actions (first level of disciplinary).
    • approving leave (first signature) and
    • enhancing communication with staff through regular feedback, contact, meetings and briefings, etc.

    Training & Experience

    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Degree or HND/Advance Diploma/Tech (111) in mechanical / electrical engineering.
    • MINCOM certification as Sectional Engineer

    Additional Knowledge:

    • Advanced knowledge of maintenance principles and industry standards.
    • Advanced knowledge of the work management process.
    • Advanced knowledge of planning and scheduling.
    • Advanced knowledge of maintenance of drill rigs and excavators.

    Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in mining maintenance or similar environment.
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a supervisory role.

    Technical Skills:

    • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Advanced communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    • Computer literacy skills – MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and ERP/CMMS.
    • Advanced information monitoring and management skills.
    • Advanced planning, organizing and prioritizing skills.
    • Ability to utilize the mechanical tools to install, maintain and repair equipment and power plant.
    • Conflict management and influencing skills.

    Working Conditions

    Position is in a very remote location.

    • physical demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is required to work in confined spaces and will be required to work at heights.
    • work environment: The employee is required to operate in a safety-critical environment with hazardous materials and potentially harmful / dangerous machinery and equipment. The employee is occasionally exposed to noise more than 85 decibels, and to fumes, high temperature hazardous materials, sharp edges, dust, pinch-points, vibration, slippery surfaces etc. The incumbent will regularly lift heavy materials and / or operate heavy machinery.

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    Business Analyst – Fixed Assets

    About This Role:

    • This position is to ensure that all capital expenditures (both tangible and intangibles) are accurately tracked and recorded in the accounting system; and also to ensure that all completed projects are transferred to appropriate asset class in the fixed assets register which satisfy both US GAAP and the International Financial Reporting Standards.
    • The role will require interaction with AFE Managers, Site Finance teams, Tax, Business Planning and other departments as and when it becomes necessary.

    Main Responsibility Areas:

    Operations Accounting Support

    • Liaise with Site Finance teams and AFE Managers to ensure that all approved AFEs are set up appropriately in the accounting system to track the project costs.
    • Liaise with the Supply Chain Management Team to ensure that Insurance Spares are tracked and appropriately accounted for in the fixed assets register per the company’s policy.
    • Coordinate with the Site Finance teams and the AFE managers to ensure that completed projects are capitalised promptly to enable the region benefit from tax relieves associated with such assets.

    Regional Fixed Asset and SAP Support

    • Run the depreciation forecast report on a monthly basis to check the reasonableness of depreciation charges before the fixed assets register module is closed.
    • Reconcile all fixed assets related accounts in the Trial Balance to ensure that they tie with the fixed assets register.
    • Assist the Regional Controller in executing key controls to enable Ghana to be SOX compliant by maintaining adequate evidential information to support such control executions.
    • Furnish the tax department with monthly additions and disposals of assets and assist them in computation of capital allowances.
    • Responsible for the creation and maintenance of Fixed Assets data in SAP.
    • Work closely with the regional subject matter expert to support periodic SAP system testing.
    • Update the accounting system with annual reserves information and ensure that they are aligned with the allocated deferred mine development cost for amortisation.
    • Prepare annual depreciation, depletion and amortization memo for changes in depreciation rates and amortizations.

    Financial Reporting Functions

    • Liaise with the Site Finance teams to conduct an impairment review on half-yearly basis to ensure that carrying amounts in the financial records reflect the state of the assets (both tangible and intangible) at any given period.
    • Coordinate with the Site Finance teams to take physical inventory of all company fixed assets on an annual basis where the value exceeds $10 million and for every three years for all assets.
    • Liaise with internal and external auditors with their review of financial information related to fixed assets.
    • Assist with the preparation of statutory reports to conform to IFRS and US GAAP.
    • Provide planning support in the area of PPMD and Capex.

     

    Major Projects Accounting Support

    • Coordinate with the major projects accountant to ensure that completed assets are loaded into the fixed assets system.
    • Support the fixed assets register set up for the new projects.
    • Provides interim back up to the Project Accounting analyst when needed.

    Training & Experience:

    Formal Qualification (including professional registrations)

    • Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
    • CA, ACCA, or CPA qualification preferred.

    Additional Knowledge

    • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) required.
    • Knowledge of and work experience with Sarbanes Oxley (SOx) regulations a plus.

    Experience

    • Between 5 to 8 years relevant accounting experience required; preferably in the mining industry.

    Technical Skills

    • Excellent knowledge of computerised Global (GL) Systems.
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
    • Must have confidence to interact with corporate leaders.
    • Strong leadership and management presentation skills.
    • Strong computer and Excel skills.
    • Demonstrate people management experience, the ability to work with internal and external partners, and experience with continuous improvement programs and integrated management systems.

    Behavioural Attributes

    • Professional.
    • Respect.
    • Assertiveness.
    • Influential.
    • Customer focused.
    • Integrity.
    • Trust.
    • Confident.
    • Reliable.
    • Independent.
    • Safety conscious.
    • Initiative.
    • Results driven.
    • Pro-active.
    • Accurate.
    • Continually Learn.
    • Work under pressure.

    Working Conditions:

    1. Regular travel is required.
    2. Extended and unpredictable hours is the norm.
    3. The incumbent is exposed to moderate mental pressure / stress.

    Method of Application

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