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Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Perth, AU
Closing date
May 2, 2024

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Accounting, Executive
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Workplace Type: Hybrid - Remote/Onsite

Newmont is the world's leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company's world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in Africa, Australia, Latin America & Caribbean, North America, and Papua New Guinea. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.

At Newmont, people create the value in the metals we mine and are ambassadors in the communities where they live and work. As a team, we foster an environment in support of our people vision, where everyone belongs, thrives and is valued. We have built a diverse and inclusive workplace where our people can bring their differences to support delivering results together.

Newmont Australian Operations are located in Western Australia, the Northern Territory, and New South Waltes with roles in operations, projects, and exploration. Regional Support is provided from our offices in Subiaco and Melbourne.

Join us and unearth your potential in a global company that is at the forefront of shaping the future of the mining industry.

Our Opportunity

The Director, FP&A leads a team to develop regional business planning, including capital investment allocation, that maps to strategy, then monitor, analyse and report on the execution of those plans to ensure transparency and effective correction to meet business goals for operations, capital improvements and business developments.

This role increases the quality of planning, analysis, effective communication and decision making around all regional business performance issues. The role acts as part of a global team and contributes to global planning, analysis and standards.

Key Accountabilities include:
  • Manages the effectiveness of all business planning processes, optimizing the planning, monitoring, analysis and communication around:
  • The Forecast and Budget Planning process.
  • The Global Capital Investments and Value Management (IVM) program
  • The Australia Business Unit review process
  • Support the business growth and development process
  • Support the Business Plan Options Matrix Review process
  • The Planning improvement and implementation process
  • The Risk and Opportunity Impact Assessment process
  • The Change Management Impact Assessment process
  • Management of planning processes includes coordination with operating functions, providing analysis of plans, analysis of actual versus planned, assessment of risks and opportunities, and strategic impacts. Based on this, the position provides judgement and summarization of planning issues for discussion with regional and corporate management
  • Provide Technical expertise for due diligence and M&A activity through providing project management and business analysis that is refined into business recommendations and action plans
  • Provide advice and improvement assistance to major business units (including sites) and departments
  • Manage standards - assist in global business planning standards development and ensure standards are adhered to and processes perform optimally
  • Provide a key interface to the strategic planning function through quality feedback and working cooperatively to achieve a high degree of integration at site, business unit and corporate levels. Key areas of overlap include rate and rank activities, options planning and pushing through strategic direction changes
  • Provide analysis and recommendations on rank and rate and other prioritization of projects
  • Provide forecasting that identifies potential impacts to business plan guidance
  • Provide guidance and support specifically to the newly developed PNG Business Unit in the preparation of forecasts and budget plans.

About You

This role requires a broad knowledge of the entire mining and processing value chains. You will bring with you:
  • 15+ years in mining and processing industry
  • Broad understanding of all the operational and service functional areas that support the Newmont's mining business model, with in-depth expertise in many areas.
  • Strong business acumen with strong analytical skills to identify issues and problems and take advantage of opportunities
  • Project management competency and the ability to manager other Project Managers
  • Strong communication skills, able to influence and drive outcomes in all directions (up, across and down).
  • Effective leadership skills with the ability develop highly effective cross-organisational relationships and work effectively in an international and cross-cultural environment.
  • Change management skills around awareness and identification of impacts and integrating organisation change management into the context of business planning and changes to the business plans.
  • Preference is for a Masters or MBA but possibly a B.S degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or Geology with equivalent expertise and skills.

The position is preferably located at the regional headquarters office in Perth; moderate domestic and international business travel is required.

Applications close May 1, 2024 with immediate shortlisting.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you!

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that allows every person to thrive, participate, grow, and proudly play an active role in achieving our strategy.

Newmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, placing and promoting the best individual for each position without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age, sexual orientation, etc.

We invite women and applicants with diverse backgrounds to apply, particularly First Nations persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island descent. Newmont acknowledges First Nations People and respects their enduring connection to Country from which their culture, spirituality, and identity flow

More About Newmont
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