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  • Job reference: RMS0197187

Financial Controller

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: South East London, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 19/07/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Mission /Objectives

Develop a focus and process around costs to ensure alignment to the budget.

*Continuously monitor and track cost and performance at units and identify opportunities for improvement and drive improvement initiatives.
*Ensure effective cost controlling and raising early flags for overruns and concerns.
*Ensure the cost reporting tool is further developed and integrated with the systems and processes to ensure accurate and complete recording and reporting of cost drivers and associated costs.
*Pro-active analysis of purchase contracts with special emphasis on service contracts that they are need based, properly priced with appropriate clauses for penalties for non-performance. Also, the company gets value for money and that there is a strong control mechanism in place for measuring and approving the work done by contractors.
*Strong supervision on contractor cost spend across the sites.
*Identify management gain opportunities including scope for improvement of OEE for all sites.
*To work with units to achieve revised cost targets including retaining ex rate, fuel price gains.
*Ensure proper process in place for management and control of process inventories and inventories of spares and consumables.
*Work with finance teams to strengthen and develop finance controlling processes, systems and controls and people across the organisation.
*Active engagement in improving existing IT systems to get value added data analysis. Also actively engage on OneSAP project for efficient and effective implementation.

Main Responsibilities/Accountabilities

* Facilitate process costing, cost control and analysis in order to assist operational and cost improvement.
* Facilitate the implementation of financial controlling practices and policies across sites.
* Develop and implement effective financial reports and create management information systems to streamline the analysis process
* Review the overall financial performance of the various sites and advise management on appropriate interventions to improve cost effectiveness
* Contribute to the current performance and future growth of Mining by actively participating in the Finance team.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
*A degree in accounting or a related discipline.
*8 years of experience in finance with preferably 5 years experience in mining, of which 3 should have been at site level.
*Ability to work with cross-functional teams with cultural awareness.
*A confident communicator with ability to work to deadlines.

International experience is key for this role.

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