A premier player in the diamond mining industry seeks a Group Financial Manager to spearhead our financial strategy and operations. With a legacy of over 50 years in exploring, mining, and marketing diamonds across Africa, we require a financial leader who can navigate the complexities of the global diamond market, ensuring financial health, compliance, and support for our growth and sustainability initiatives.
- Lead the financial planning, reporting, and analysis to optimize financial performance across all mining and exploration projects.
- Implement robust financial controls and risk management practices, ensuring alignment with industry regulations and sustainability standards.
- Oversee budgeting, financial forecasting, and cash flow management, tailored to the unique cycles of the diamond mining industry.
- Engage in strategic financial planning and analysis to support business expansion, project feasibility studies, and capital investment decisions.
- Ensure compliance with local and international financial and tax regulations, including those specific to the diamond mining sector.
- Foster relationships with financial institutions, investors, and partners, enhancing the company’s financial position and access to capital.
- Lead, mentor, and develop the finance team, promoting a culture of high performance and continuous improvement.
Qualifications & Skills
- A Chartered Accountant (CA) designation or equivalent international qualification.
- At least 5-7 years of experience in a financial management role, with a preference for experience in the mining sector, specifically diamond mining.
- Comprehensive understanding of financial regulations, fiscal policies, and tax laws applicable to the mining industry.
- Demonstrated ability to manage financial operations and strategy in a complex, project-based environment.
- Strong leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and develop a high-performing team.
- Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, capable of engaging effectively with internal and external parties.
- Strategic thinker with a keen analytical mind, able to navigate financial challenges and opportunities in the diamond mining landscape.
This position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and works closely with senior management to drive financial strategy and health for the organization.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and qualifications. This includes performance-based incentives and opportunities for professional development in a global setting.
This role is ideal for a financial leader who is not only adept at managing the financial aspects of a complex and dynamic industry but also possesses a deep understanding of the operational, environmental, and regulatory challenges unique to diamond mining. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence, sustainability, and ethical business practices, contributing to the long-term success and growth of the Group.