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Financial Modeller (Analyst / Mining / Financial Models / Budgets) – South Africa

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Reference Number: 153 2111 MHU

Job Description: 

The successful candidate will be based at our offices in Johannesburg. The purpose of the job is to develop sound and sustainable financial models, which will form the basis for management decisions.


  • Develop financial models for both short term: Annual Budget and long term plans: Life of Mine Model.
  • Conduct benchmarking and process analysis with the Operations team and with information sources within the Group in order to refine assumptions and ensure that the output is subject to a sanity check.
  • Update and analyse data (budgets, income statement, forecasts etc.) on a monthly basis
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve performance
  • Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on status and risk(s)
  • Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance as well as develop forecast models.
  • Identify trends and update the model(s) accordingly, based on sound analysis, and actual information, as it gets recorded in the financial management systems
  • Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BSc Degree in Finance, Economics or related field
  • Proven working experience as a finance analyst/financial modeller.
  • Hands on experience with statistical analysis and forecasting.
  • Experience with mining, financial models will be an added advantage
  • Well informed on current financial subjects, accounting, taxation, and if possible mining issues

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Willing and able to travel to the site, initially 50% of the time, with less over time


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