APPLY: Gold Fields Graduate Cost Accountant Trainee Program

Gold Fields Graduate Cost Accountant Trainee Program: The Gold Fields Finance Department is seeking to employ a dedicated and self-motivated individual for the position of a Cost Accountant Trainee to assist in the delivery of cost/management and financial accounting functions according to the prescribed guidelines.

At Gold Fields, interns will Liaise with relevant departments in ensuring that purchase requisitions and purchase orders are raised prior to payments and processing of accurate invoices for payments.-


Company/Organisation(s): Gold Fields

Program Type: Graduate Trainee Job

Program Location: Ghana

Program Duration: Permanent

Available Slot: Not specified

Basic Qualifications: Graduates Qualifications

Nationality: All Nationality


Gold Fields Graduate Cost Accountant Trainee | What to Expect

Gold Fields Graduate Opportunity in Cost Accountant Trainee is charge with the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in short, medium and long term operational planning
  • Review daily cost and preparation of periodic cost and financial reports to aid management decision making
  • Understand relevant departmental cost and the application of variance analysis and budgetary control principles in the management and control of cost
  • Ensure accurate cost allocation and classification to generate meaningful information to aid decision making
  • Understand the impact and relationship between financial accounting and management accounting
  • Liaise with relevant departments in ensuring that purchase requisitions and purchase orders are raised prior to payments and processing of accurate invoices for payments
  • Prepare reconciliations of relevant accounts, particularly accounts payables/receivables, cash and bank accounts including resolving suppliers queries on accounts balances
  • Maintain effective payables ageing analysis and ensuring payments of due invoices are made timely in enhancing working capital management
  • Assist in the collation of departmental budgets and the total budget preparation for the Mine
  • Assist with the maintenance of the Fixed Assets Register
  • Ensure effective communication and liaising with sectional supervisors for accurate and timeous dissemination of departmental costs and other relevant information
  • Ensure the confidentiality of information at all times

Eligibility Criteria

  • Tertiary Qualification in Accounting or Bcom
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position or job
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to interact with people of diverse cultures and levels
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational skills and a team player
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Good Knowledge in computerized accounting i.e.  SAP ER3 System, Microsoft Office products especially Excel and Power Point
  • Medical fitness for the position and environment

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: To be part of the Gold Fields Graduate Cost Accountant Trainee program, applicants should click the ‘Apply’ button on the official application page to submit their application.

Application Deadline: Not Specified

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