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Senior Accountant

Sibanye Stillwater Mining Company
Columbus, Montana, United States
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Full Time
Senior Accountant


Columbus Corporate, Columbus, MT (Hybrid Remote)


5x2, 4x3 - 9-hour days

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

The Senior Accountant is responsible for the internal/external financial reporting process, ensuring timely and accurate completion and compliance with GAAP and IFRS and applicable regulatory reporting. Provide financial operating results to multiple levels of management ensuring accuracy and timeliness of the information. Maintain and monitor the daily activities/transactions associated with segments of the Company. Prepare and assist in the financial close process.

  • Timely and accurate daily processing of accounting transactions
  • Responsible for creation and comparison of monthly cost trends for forecasting, comparison to budget and monthly trend variances.
  • Assist with the coordination and completion of the financial close process in conjunction with reporting timelines
  • Generate, review, record and post general journal entries to the Company's financial books and records
  • Identifies and investigates problems in financial processes as it relates to recording of monthly costs and recommends continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Prepare monthly closing entries and related accruals
  • Take ownership of accounting process for internal control and reporting purposes
  • Assist with periodic review of accounting policies, procedures and work flow practices and assist with periodic program review
  • Provide detailed reports and/or analysis to management as requested
  • Assist with the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program by ensuring internal control procedures are designed properly and working effectively and documentation is kept up-to-date
  • Business plan and budgeting support
  • Prepare/review timely account reconciliations to ensure accuracy of financial reporting
  • Assist with internal and external audits
  • Cross-train with other accounting/finance personnel to ensure adequate department coverage at all times
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or management

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Ability to manage and organize time and conflicting priorities in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Detail oriented with a high level of initiative and task completion
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Ability to manage and organize time and conflicting priorities in a fast paced, demanding environment
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of statutory and GAAP/IFRS accounting; including Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Excel and Word
  • A proven ability to communicate with multiple site locations and at all levels in order to accumulate data, interpret results, propose changes and report the financial effect of business decisions
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance and a minimum of four years' relevant accounting experience. CPA, MBA or CMA certification desired.
  • JD Edwards software experience a plus.

Sibanye-Stillwater is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment decisions at Sibanye-Stillwater are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation or preference, marital or family status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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