Senior Advisor - Financial

Rio Tinto
Salt Lake City, UT, US
Jan 15, 2022
Feb 14, 2022
Full Time
Senior Advisor Finance Business Partner, Rio Tinto Kennecott

· Key finance role in a diverse and global organization;

· Strong financial and commercial acumen, with proven track record of delivery of financial results within a large organization;

· Demonstrated ability to engage and influence to plan and drive business performance;

· Role based in Salt Lake City, Utah

About the role

We are looking for a finance business partner to join the finance business partnership team in Salt Lake City, Utah. The role will support financial activities for the General Plant and will support the FP&A Manager (who this role reports into) to drive business performance and value at one of Rio Tinto's key assets.

Excellence in this role means you will:

· Understand business performance and value, and use that understanding to shape priorities, plans and actions

· Use analytical tools to help understand and drive performance value

· Manage a network of key stakeholders across the Kennecott business

· Collaborate with excellence to draw effectively on the global Rio Tinto finance organization

· Contribute towards the key planning and estimating requirements for the business

This role is an excellent opportunity for a finance professional with the passion and desire to play a key role supporting the performance of a large mining and processing business.

In this role, you will:

• Partner with GMs, Managers, and Superintendents to proactively manage operating costs.

• Collaborate with other business support functions such as HR, Procurement, Legal etc. to manage employee costs, payments, contracts etc.

• Analysis, planning, forecasting and consolidation of monthly operating costs.

• Prepare, develop, and comply with the Annual Planning Program, including budgeting and forecasting.

• Assist in the preparation of monthly reporting packages.

• Create and update recurrent and ad hoc reports and presentations.

• Contribute towards key FP&A tasks over weekly and monthly estimates.

• Manage trade working capital estimate process working closely with RT Commercial, Controllership to ensure estimates are reliable and also to facilitate in TWC initiatives.

• Leverage technology to provide insightful advice and identify new improvement opportunities, and improve processes within the team and business

• Ensure governance and compliance through effective application of financial controls and risk management

About you

To be successfully considered for this role we are looking for:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Engineering.
  • CPA, CMA designations preferred.
  • Strong communications and analytical skills; ability to work with diverse team members across many organizational levels.
  • SAP experience desired.
  • Advanced skills in Excel and Power Point. Experience with Power BI/Tableau is desirable.
  • Experience with enterprise financial planning tools (Anaplan/Hyperion) is desirable.
  • Good understanding of IFRS standards.
  • Refined time management and personal organizational skills
  • Dedication to excellence and continuous improvement, and personal growth

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We've developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: our materials make up the world around us. You'll find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It's a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it's this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

So if this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.