Lubambe Copper Mines
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

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


  • 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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
22 Feb 15:00

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