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088367 Requisition #
Papua New Guinea

Barrick (Niugini) Limited (BNL) is a company incorporated in Papua New Guinea, and operates the Porgera Gold Mine in Enga Province on behalf of the Porgera Joint Venture partners. BNL is an independently managed company and is jointly owned through an equal partnership between Barrick Gold and Zijin Mining Group. The Porgera Gold Mine employs over 2,500 Papua New Guineans, and over the life of the mine it has contributed approximately 10% of Papua New Guinea’s total annual exports. 

Position Objective

The Superintendent – Accounting assumes joint responsibility for the Accounting, Budgeting, Reporting and Forecasting processes on site. The position will coordinate with other Accounting Superintendents and the Finance Manager to ensure deliverables and planning targets are known and met. The role will also perform complex accounting tasks, manage the month end close, be closely involved in Corporate reporting and assist in the planning process. A key aspect of this role is to mentor staff and provide a general support for all finance operations. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage the completion of delivery of the annual budget and intra-year forecasts;
• Manage the monthly accounting close;
• Prepare monthly and ad-hoc management reports;
• Prepare monthly and ad-hoc Corporate reports including Board Presentations;
• Provide general support for all the Finance Operations (Accounts Payable & Payroll as required).

To be suitable for this role, you will possess the following:

• Five to ten years’ experience as an Accountant in mining or manufacturing industry;
• Tertiary qualifications in Accounting with CPA/CA qualification, or equivalent;
• Good negotiation and influencing skills with the ability to communicate and establish rapport with staff at all levels from diverse backgrounds;
• Strong technical accounting and analytical skills; including management and organisation of data from several resources;
• A disciplined approach to deadlines;
• Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems, word processing, power point and spreadsheet applications;
• The ability and willingness to train and develop national employees;
• Proven experience in a supervisory role;
• Along with your tertiary qualification, you must be able to provide an additional certificate relevant to the role.
• Certificate IV Training and Assessment (preferable);
• Current Drivers Licence.



This position is open to Papua New Guinea Nationals and Expatriates. 

Your primary location will be the Porgera Mine Site. For PNG Nationals the roster is a fly in, fly out rotation on 21 days on, 14 days off. For anyone who resides outside of Papua New Guinea the roster is a fly in, fly out rotation on 16 days on, 12 days off. 

How to Apply

All submissions must be via the Barrick website www.barrick.com/Careers reference number: 088367. Applications close on Monday, 23rd December 2019. If you have any further questions please contact Natalie Cribb, Human Resources Officer on (07) 4050 5100.

An on-travel allowance will be provided to candidates who reside outside of Cairns, Australia. Alternatively the Company will provide assistance as per BNL Relocation Policy to relocate the successful candidate to Cairns, Australia if the candidate holds a current visa to reside in Australia. 

The offer for this role is conditional upon the candidate successfully obtaining and retaining a visa that allows you to work in Papua New Guinea. All applicants must be willing to undertake a pre-employment medical screening and will need to obtain a National Police Clearance. 

BNL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages cultural diversity, gender equality and non-discrimination. Applicants who have not been responded to within thirty (30) days from the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful.


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