Senior Management Accountant

Solwezi, Zambia, Full Time -

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Senior Management Accountant.
Role Summary
Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be primarily responsible to oversee the management accounting function, monthly cost reporting and the forecasts/rolling plan.
Your duties will include but not limited to the following:
Drive process of weekly cost reviews and implementation of cost initiatives to deliver on our Budget
Drive weekly capital review meetings and reporting of capital expenditure
Preparation of the monthly forecast/rolling plan
Detailed monthly cost reviews with departments and reporting thereon
Assist with the month end reporting process, including but not limited to review of key reconciliations
Preparation of the annual site budget and leading the process
Assist with external audit process and the preparation of the annual financial statements
Experience & Qualifications
Grade 12 Certificate
Degree in Accounting or its equivalent
Professional Qualification such as ACCA / CIMA
Member of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants
Minimum of 5 years post graduate experience with preferably 3 years in mining
Requirement to have at least 2 years of experience in cost management and budgeting
Proven ability to deliver results, high energy, and act as a positive change agent
Advanced Excel skills to assist in managing large data sets and managing financial models
Sound understanding and experience of the principles and practice in accounting and management
Experience in SAP S4 Hannah, OneStream and Xeras will be an added advantage
Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks.

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