Management Accountant


Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Management Accountant.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Financial Controller, your duties will include but not limited to the following;


  • Strong focus on financial modelling and budgets (key requirement in position)
  • Monthly cost reporting and review (strong focus on cost review and cost management reporting)
  • Full accounting function for corporate entities
  • Perform month-end and year-end close processes
  • Ensure monthly GL and bank reconciliations are completed on time and are accurate
  • Site budget process and quarterly forecasting (lead in the monthly forecasting of rolling plan)
  • Ensure management of intercompany accounts, including posting and payment
  • Ensure treasury investment interest and balances are processed on time and are accurate as well as providing analysis on balances for review
  • Prepare annual financial statements for Statutory entities

Experience & Qualifications

  • Professional Qualification such as ACCA / CIMA
  • Bcom in Accounting 
  • Honours degree will be an added advantage
  • Member of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.
  • Minimum of 5 years post graduate experience with preferably 3 years in mining in a similar commercial / accounting role.
  • Sound understanding and experience of the principles and practice in accounting and management.
  • Proficient in SAP S4 Hannah (would be beneficial) and Microsoft office suite applications (highly proficient in excel as key requirement in financial modelling) will be an added advantage
  • Proven ability to deliver results and act as a change agent.
  • Experience in managing costs and budgeting

Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply

If you meet the requirements, submit your online application by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’.

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks.

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