Assistant Cost Accountant (X1)

Lubambe Copper Mine is located within the Greater Konkola Area of the Zambian Copperbelt and consists of a large – scale mining license covering an area of approximately 240 square kilometres. The mine is a modern, world class facility with fully mechanized underground operations.

Lubambe Copper Mine is owned by EMR Capital of Australia (80%) and ZCCM – Investments Holdings (20%).

The Mine is currently in a ramp up stage and will ultimately produce 45, 000 tonnes of contained copper and will employ approximately 1,500 people. The Plant infrastructure consists of a Concentrator plant, a laboratory and underground infrastructure. The Concentrator incorporates crushing, milling, flotation and filtration. The design capacity is 2.5 MTPA of ore at an average mill grade of 2.3% copper, yielding 45,000 tonnes of contained copper in concentrate to be sold to smelters in Zambia.

Lubambe Copper Mine seeks to employ experienced and qualified individuals in the following position:

This position reports into the Cost Accountant

Core Purpose of The Role

  • Coordinating costs in the department as well as working on Finance Administrative work-related duties related to Finance for the company
  • Key Performance Areas/Indicators (KPA/Is):
  • To assist in weekly and monthly departmental cost reports with exceptional highlights for Departmental Managers.
  • Assist departmental staff on correct cost allocation and analysis codes in line with budgetary plans.
  • Assist review ledgers to ensure that all PR/Stores requisitions are timely captured that expenditure is posted to correct cost centres and codes by carrying out a review of postings on daily basis
  • Assist in reviewing and vetting all orders to ensure they are raised in line with budgetary plans and cost effectively to ensure cost allocation is done correctly.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Professional and Academic Qualifications:

  • Grade Twelve (12) School Certificate.
  • Part ACCA, CIMA or Diploma in Accounting
  • Cost experience in the mining industry will be an added advantage
  • Must be an affiliate / Associate member of ZICA, ACCA, CIMA or other recognized accounting institutes

Experience:

  • 1 year plus proven track record of related experience in similar position
  • Budgeting experience will be an added advantage
  • Excellent written communication skills and high conceptual / analytical skills

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to send their Curriculum Vitae in MS word format to recruitment@lubambe.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
22 Feb 15:00
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