Commercial Finance Specialist Job Vacancy at Anglo American – South Africa

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Burgersfort
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Website Anglo American - South Africa

Anglo American is a global mining company with a portfolio that spans diamonds, platinum, copper, iron ore & more.

Commercial Finance Specialist Job Vacancy at Anglo American

Job Description:

You support site operational leadership team members, by bringing a financial lens to operational decisions. You will also be responsible for:

Performance & Delivery

Planning & Budgeting:

  • Assist and advise discipline Managers & Superintendents to develop budgets, e.g., by providing insights into financial data and consolidating inputs
  • Provide business case modelling support for on-site SIB capital, make recommendations on capital expenditure decisions to the disciplines
  • Support preparation of financial forecasts that includes forward looking risks and opportunities

Risk Management:

  • Collaborate with discipline to develop risk register, proactively providing financial evaluation (cost/capital) of risk mitigation strategies
  • Provide discipline-specific financial reports and analysis

Reporting & Controls:

  • Serve as contact point for financial information & detailed advice for finance discipline teams
  • Provide discipline-specific financial reports and analysis
  • Support tracking of discipline financial performance against plan, enriching financial reports with operational commentary discussed with disciplines

Commercial Continuous Improvement:

  • Identify Commercial improv. opportunities, enabling effective partnering
  • Support implementation of Commercial improvement initiatives (e.g., dashboard roll-out)

Site Performance Improvement:

  • Collaborate with discipline management to identify cost improvement opportunities
  • Prepare in-depth fin. data analysis and business cases to support improvement efforts

Onsite Integration:

  • Monitor timely/quality GSS and financial CoE delivery towards discipline

Sustainability & Social

  • Drive delivery the sustainability activities as relevant to discipline and set out in the Life of Asset Plan to improve sustainability performance over time

People & Teams

  • Support the development of, and ultimately implement, a purpose-led, high-performing culture within the teams that is aligned with the company values, is inclusive and promotes diversity


  • Manage compliance of the teams within work area with external (legislative, regulatory, permitting) local requirements as a minimum level of site performance

This role is in the Finance Department at a band 6 and reports to the Senior Manager Operations Finance. 

Commercial Finance Specialist Job Vacancy at Anglo American – South Africa


  • Postgraduate qualification within Business Accounting, Finance, Economics (CIMA / CA)
  • CA (SA) with +3 years’ post articles relevant experience (advantageous)
  • SAP (advantageous)
  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills

Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Operational skills
  • Data, Analytics and Insights
  • Commercial
  • Monitoring and improving operational processes.
  • Medical fitness assessment is required

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