Chief Accountant (Mining / Accounting / Finance / Commodity Trading / Accounting) – West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. 04MR

Reference Number: 04MR

Job Description:

Our client, a mining company on the African continent, is currently looking for a Chief Accountant. In this role, you will be responsible for leading a large team of accountants. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills and a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles, particularly in accordance with IFRS rules. This position will involve overseeing a diverse team of both local and expatriate accountants.


  • Lead and manage a large accounting team for operational efficiency.
  • Maintain high-quality bookkeeping in accordance with IFRS rules.
  • Own monthly closure tasks for accurate reporting.
  • Review financial statements in the local ERP system.
  • Prepare reconciliations between local and consolidated views.
  • Assist with statutory audits and tax inquiries.
  • Act as deputy for all accounting tasks, including payroll.
  • Ensure adherence to Group standards and policies.
  • Collaborate with Holding Finance team on reporting.


  • University degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.
  • 5+ years’ experience as Chief Accountant, ideally in Mining or Commodity trading.
  • Professional accountancy certification (e.g., ACCA/CIMA) desired.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems, especially D365 F&O, and accounting for consolidated entities.

Benefits and contractual information:

  • Competitive market related salary.
  • Long-term contract.
  • FIFO roster.

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to

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Mia Roberts

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.



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