Finance Controller

England, London
£80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, LTIP
13 Jul 2018
27 Jul 2018
Goodman Masson
Senior Management
Contract Type

My client is a global, diverse, miner who are now seeking the addition of a Financial Controller to their London Head Office.

The role will be ideal for a candidate with prior accountancy qualifications and experience in mining, ideally with some of this onsite.

Mining experience is essential for this role.

This is a high profile role reporting into the CFO. They have numerous assets across 4 different continents and this role will help them continue to grow.

Key responsibilities include:

  • 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.

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