South Africa

Senior Accountant: Modelling and Cost Report

Reference # SU-VAC-169
Published 12/05/2022
Location Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia
To provide a cost effective management accounting service in accordance with Swakop Uranium (SU) policies and procedures.

Job Functions Accounting
Industries Mining
Key Performance Areas:
•Prepare, improve and distribute management reports to management/budget holders to assess the company’s financial performance on a monthly basis.
•Produce management reporting against budget and business plan and perform analysis variances.
•Assist Management Accountant to drive cost savings through the budget process.
•Report on key business metrics and report on them in monthly management reports.
•Improve management reports including the monthly report and cash flow forecast.
•Assist Management Accountant in preparing long term cash flow with updated information.
•Propose and implement internal controls, policies and procedures.
•Ensure correctness of financial models.
•Conduct on-going cost analysis, identifying problem areas and submit recommendations for corrective action.
•Continually improve the existing financial model to better suit the dynamic nature of the business.
•Develop, maintain, update and optimize the financial model and budget model for medium term and long term budget and forecast management.
•Assist in the coordination and consolidation of the annual CAPEX and OPEX budgeting process for final approval.
•Collate budget input data received from line management and cost accountants.
•Assist in the departmental budget reviews and reporting on inconsistencies and inaccuracies as to optimize departmental efficiency.
•Assist the Management Accountant in the coordination of midyear budget revisions and monthly forecasts.
•Assist in the identification and analysis of expenditure trends and performance against budget.
•Produce monthly management report on variances from the established budget and the reasons for those variances through exception reports and explanatory information statements.
•Assist in the review of budget implementations through monthly cost meetings with budget holders.
•Engage in bench marking studies to establish areas of potential operational improvement.
•Implement new knowledge/information by keeping abreast of developments and introducing change in work processes where appropriate.

Requirements and experience:
•Grade 12 with a Bachelor’s degree in Financial/ Management Accounting (B. Acc. / B. Com. / B. Compt.).
•Honors degree in Accounting (CTA) will be an added advantage.
•At least 5 years financial modelling experience.
•Experience in the mining industry will be a distinct advantage.
•Chartered Management Accountant (“CIMA”) will be an added advantage
•Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License.

Job Closing Date 26/05/2022
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