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General Accountant

Anglo American Plc
South Africa Rosebank, Province of Eastern Cape ZA, South Africa
Closing date
Feb 26, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Ensure delivery of in-scope statutory and general accounting activities to Anglo American business units (EMEA).Support the General Accounting Supervisor in delivering timely, accurate and complete financial information to stakeholders. The incumbent will be responsible for supporting a robust control environment.


Under the leadership of the General Accounting Supervisor, complete the following activities in accordance with agreed service levels:
  • Responsibility for month-end close activities
  • Update and complete SOP's process documents
  • On a monthly basis process all relevant transactions in the general ledger with special note on overdue items and making appropriate disclosures to the General Accounting Supervisor
  • Responsible for processing all journal entries into relevant ledgers and submission to the General Accounting Supervisor for review in a timely manner
  • Ensure the integrity of the balance sheet by preparing general ledger balance sheet reconciliations, investigate and report on financial discrepancies and overdue items.
  • Complete and submit all relevant statutory and regulatory returns performed by the accounting team.
  • Execute escalation process to support effective service delivery
  • Assist in the preparation of the KPI reports
  • Support deadline management
  • Follow up and ensure that audit requests are submitted
  • Focus on recording, completeness and measurement of all transactions
  • Ensure controls are adhered to and executed
  • Drive adherence to safety.
  • Any other tasks as and when required
  • Demonstrate behaviour in line with health, safety and environmental standards and with the Group's values
  • Demonstrate behaviour in line with the Group's values, standards and a professional workplace
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures and Anglo American plc group policies
  • Actively comply with the Code of Business Conduct in all dealings
  • Identify any opportunities for improved cost management and either address these, or raise them with your manager, as appropriate
  • BCOM Accounting Degree or equivalent B degree at a recognised institution.
  • Member of a recognised accounting body (Recommended)

  • Accounting experience in the mining industry/corporate multinational environment.
  • Eligible to become a member of a recognised accounting body. (Recommended)

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