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Perseus Mining Jobs

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17 Nov, 2016

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Accounting Jobs in Ghana

Perseus Mining is a dual listed (Australia, Toronto) gold miner and explorer focused on the West African region.
Perseus Mining (Ghana) Limited (PMGL) has recently commissioned the world-class Edikan gold project in the Western Region of Ghana.
Edikan Gold Mine (EGM) has a current mining reserve of 3.3M oz of gold from a resource base of 4.3M oz.

The Edikan processing facility has been designed as a 5.5Mtpa processing facility with the ability to expand this to 7.9Mtpa in the future. The plant is capable of producing at a rate of 220-270,OOOoz gold per annum.
Perseus Mining is a West African gold producer, developer and explorer with our three most advanced projects at different stages.

Perseus’ lead project is the Edikan Gold Mine (EGM), formerly known as the Central Ashanti Gold Project (CAGP), in Ghana. EGM comprises a group of large gold deposits located in the Ashanti gold belt. We started gold production at EGM in August 2011 and entered commercial production on 1 January 2012.

Perseus has commenced exploration at a number of near-mine prospects, including Bokitsi, Mampong, Pokukrom and the Agyakusu prospecting licence with the goal of delineating further resources to extend the life of EGM.

Job Description

Job Title: Financial Accountant

Purpose of Role:

The preferred candidate will prepare, examine, and analyse financial reports and records.

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The candidate will also be responsible for the preparation and submission of tax documents and create effective and cost-efficient financial practices and procedures for the Edikan Mine.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Prepare periodic financial reports to assist in management decision making
  • Check for compliance with national laws in all financial documents
  • Ensure proper administration of Treasure and Fixed Assets systems
  • Establish and maintain good communication channels between departments to allow accurate and timely dissemination of relevant information to the right people
  • Understand, interpret and apply relevant Ghanaian tax laws in business transactions
  • Liaise with Auditors and Tax Advisors on issues relating to tax and audit
  • Ensure timely payment of royalties, national stabilisation levy, corporate tax, withholding tax and PAYE in accordance with Ghanaian Laws.
  • Study operational issues and provide financial advice by applying financial principles, best practices and develop recommendations
  • Create efficient methods for Accounting and financial record-keeping,
  • Any other duties that commensurate the role

Remuneration for the Role: Competitive and Attractive

Required Skills or Experience

  • A Bachelors’ degree in Finance! Accounting/Commerce from a recognised University
  • Chartered Accountant (ACCA, CA, CPA)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ post qualification experience on operational mine sites or progressive ‘financial responsibility in a multinational company
  • Exposure to finance management systems and protocols (ERP)
  • Superior understanding of Ghana tax laws
  • Must have a strong auditing and tax background
  • Reliable, high attention to details and honest
  • Must have business acumen
  • Must be able to maintain high level of confidentiality.

How to Apply

Application will only be received by email to: [email protected] with Financial Accountant in the subject line of the email.

Perseus Mining (Ghana) Limited is an equal opportunity employer

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