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  • Posted: Oct 13, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As a global and diversified mining business, we use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and mine, process, move and market our products to customers around the world. For almost 100 years, we have been mining the minerals that society needs to develop and prosper. We provide our investors with a balanced portfolio of oppo...
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    General Accountant

    Job Description:

    As a General Accountant you will support the General Accounting Supervisor in delivering timely, accurate and complete financial information to stakeholders. You will also be responsible for supporting a robust control environment.

    Under the leadership of the General Accounting Supervisor, your responsibilities will include: 

    • Responsibility for month-end close activities

    • Update and complete SOP’s process documents

    • On a monthly basis process all relevant transactions in the general ledger with special note on overdue items and making appropriate disclosures to the General Accounting Supervisor

    • Responsible for processing all journal entries into relevant ledgers and submission to the General

    • Accounting Supervisor for review in a timely manner

    • Ensure the integrity of the balance sheet by preparing general ledger balance sheet reconciliations, investigate and report on financial discrepancies and overdue items.

    • Complete and submit all relevant statutory and regulatory returns performed by the accounting team.

    • Execute escalation process to support effective service delivery

    • Assist in the preparation of the KPI reports

    • Support deadline management

    • Follow up and ensure that audit requests are submitted

    • Focus on recording, completeness and measurement of all transactions

    • Ensure controls are adhered to and executed

    • Drive adherence to safety

    • Any other tasks as and when required

    This role is on a band 7'8 and reports to the General Accounting Supervisor.


    You will need to have:

    • BCOM Accounting Degree or equivalent B degree at a recognised institution.

    • Member of a recognised accounting body (Recommended)

    Experience required: 

    • 2 Years general accounting experience

    • Accounting experience in the mining industry/corporate multinational environment. Eligible to become a member of a recognised accounting body. (Recommended)

    Additional information:

    Knowledge specific to the role:

    • Finance

    • Tax

    • IFRS

    • Exposure to Accounting Systems

    • Fluent in Business English

    • Valid Driver`s license

    When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Anglo American on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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