Unit Manager Finance

at Sibanye
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 17, 2019
Category Accounting Finance Jobs
Job Type Full-time


  • Be a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) in South Africa
  • Have a minimum of five years appropriate experience at a mining company or have had audit clients in the mining sector, including articles
  • Have a minimum of three years previous experience with a JSE and NYSE listed organisation
  • Possess detailed knowledge and understanding of financial standards, policy and practise, including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Be competent in consolidation techniques
  • Be competent in specialised technical accounting skills
  • In-depth understanding of internal and external, interim and annual reporting requirements and processes
  • Have experience in a Sarbanes-Oxley control environment
  • Have practical experience in preparing financial models
  • Have practical experience in preparing financial statements
  • Possess knowledge of JSE Listings Requirements
  • Have a sound knowledge of the South African Companies Act
  • Be performance driven, able to work without supervision and pay attention to detail
  • Have experience working in a team and providing guidance to junior team members
  • Exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Be proficient in using the Microsoft Office package
  • Demonstrate integrity and above-average interpersonal abilities
  • Be prepared to work extended hours on an ad-hoc basis
  • Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk based medical examination at the relevant Sibanye Stillwater Occupational Health Centre
  • Achievement against Sibanye-Stillwater’s objectives for the financial reporting and technical accounting function
  • Share responsibility to the effective performance of the Sibanye-Stillwater Group-wide financial reporting and technical accounting function, comprising:
    • Assist with external and internal financial reporting
    • Preparation of technical accounting papers
    • Group accounting policies and procedures manual
    • Operational and tax accounting
    • Perform complex accounting computations
    • Be proficient in financial modeling
  • Compliance with relevant legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Financial control and governance in line with Group standards and local statutory requirements
  • Deliver an effective and efficient finance function, through sharing of best practice, alignment with Group priorities and engagement with customers
  • Develop and manage relationships with internal and external key stakeholders on matters related to functional responsibilities
  • Share the responsibility for the Sarbanes-Oxley control environment in respect of financial reporting and technical accounting function
  • Share the responsibility for the further enhancement to current systems to ensure continuous improvement in processes and workflows
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