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  • Posted: Jun 20, 2022
    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 our General Accountant, you will be responsible mainly for the financial accounting of Sishen Mine, including managing of purchase of concentrate liabilities and associated payments, managing trade accounts receivables in the SAP ERP system as well as timeous and accurate statutory reporting and the financial accounting of joint ventures and associates by: 

    • Ensure monthly calculation and provision for various accruals and other consolidation transactions 
    • Perform monthly reconciliations
    • Timeous and accurate recording and consolidation of the financial results for certain joint ventures and associates.
    • Report on the financial health of the business unit and enable management decision-making
    • Effective and quality administration of the RPM purchase of concentrate (“POC”) liabilities
    • Calculating and recording the POC accrual and creditor at month end
    • Preparing and submitting the payment requests to Group Treasury and/or GSS
    • Ensure timeous processing of payments on the SAP ERP system and which complies with the VAT legislation
    • Identify financial trends and provide advice to enable the application of best practice and accounting principles
    • Effective and quality monthly accounting of the Sishen Iron Ore Company (pty) Limited legal entity
    • Coordinating and ensuring timeous payment of the standard monthly share issue and listing associated expenses
    • Compile accurate month-end, interim and year-end financial reporting and closure to avail information for decision making purposes
    • Ensure monthly calculation and provision for various accruals and other transactions of Sishen
    • Verifying unclaimed dividend payment requests and ensuring timeous payment
    • Effective and quality administration of the trade accounts receivable balances in the ERP system for Sishen Mine Ltd:
    • Ensure effective analysis, interpretation and reporting of financial processes and information to identify trends or issues of concerns and submit recommendations to the line manager for consideration
    • Ensure timeous issuing of invoices that complies with relevant VAT legislation
    • Compiling of annual financial statements
    • Compile and submit all statutory returns and reports timely to ensure compliance and prevent penalty interest being levied
    • Ensure all information and reporting has integrity and is in strict compliance with proper accounting principles and procedures to prevent non-conformances and potential exposure to risk

    This role is in the Finance Department on a band 6 level and reporting to the Manager Finance and Supply Chain 


    You will be required to have the following:

    • Relevant Finance Diploma or Degree ( BCom/BTech)
    • 4 years solid experience in Finance i.e. financial accounting or management accounting 
    • 4 years proven experience in a financial analysis role in a large company
    • 4 years experience with analysis and benchmarking of financial/business data, operational efficiencies and value chain
    • Working knowledge of financial consolidation systems
    • Experience in preparation of performance reporting

    Closing Date: 21st, June 2022

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