National Appointments
National Appointments is a generalist recruitment company that handles all levels of professional staff placing within most industries throughout South Africa and Africa.
We do however specialize in the Mining, Medical, Construction, Manufacturing and Finance industries.

Senior Vice President Finance
Posted date [2019-Aug-13] (ID: 74151)

Our client, a leading international Mining Group is looking for a highly experienced and qualified Senior Vice President Finance person to join their Finance team at the Platinum Division offices in Rustenburg in the North West Province.


The appointee should:

Be a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA)

Have a professional registration with SAICA

Have at least 15 years’ experience in a related role, of which 7 should have been at a senior management level or experience in a functional/specialist area.

Demonstrate knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) legislation passed by the U.S. Congress to protect shareholders and the general public from accounting errors and fraudulent practices in enterprise, as well as improve the accuracy of corporate disclosures.

Demonstrate knowledge and insight into the:

JSE listings requirements

South African Companies Act

United States foreign corrupt practices act of 1977

United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

NYSE Listing Requirements

Be able to apply visionary leadership to co-develop and implement strategy

Be able to understand different data sets to accurately consolidate financial data for management reporting  and provide financial statements within the regulatory standards and  required periods

Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk based medical examination at the relevant Sibanye Stillwater Occupational Health Centre


Advantageous requirements:



Key responsibilities include:


ESG Management:

Instill a culture of ESG leadership within the Financial Reporting discipline in line with strategic objectives


Quality Management System (QMS):

Comply with requirements of the Quality Management System



Approve and manage operational expenditure within the operational plan and the Approvals Framework


Finance Strategy:

Formulate a strategy and an implementation plan for the Finance discipline in consultation with the Leadership Team

Lead implementation of a strategy and action plans for the Finance discipline

Plan strategically to improve overall business performance and align the Finance strategy with the business strategy, goals and objectives

Analyse qualitative and quantitative data required to inform a strategic Finance plan


Corporate Governance and Organisational Ethics:

Ensure adherence to the Approvals Framework.

Participate in the development of ethics codes and procedures

Ensure adherence with corporate governance and ethics guidelines and compliance with legal requirements

Comply with professional codes of conduct


Strategic Direction & Leadership:

Lead and drive the Finance disciplines and teams to achieve organisational objectives

Exercise effective strategic leadership on the Finance disciplines by being able to operationalize the vision and mission of the organization into realistic and challenging operational plans with sound and trendable control

Provide the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the Finance disciplines have the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively meet the strategic objectives of the organization and to ensure financial strength

Provide strategic direction for the Finance disciplines to meet short to medium term business requirements

Assist in formulating the Company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives

Operate within the Delegation of Authority as approved by the Board and lead the day to day operational activities of the Finance disciplines


Stakeholder Relations:

Participate in the development of strategic stakeholder relationships to meet business objectives

Job Title Senior Vice President Finance
Post Details
Posted By National Appointments
Job Function SOX, Finance Duties
Start Date Asap
Salary Negotiable depending on experience
Location Rustenburg
Phone No 0827907022
Email nationalapp(at)
Deadline 2019-Aug-26
Region Location -> North West
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Accounting -> CA

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