Finance Operations Manager

Last updated 4 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Company Description

Opportunity to join a team of passionate & supportive industry leading experts where you can drive your future career

Excellence is the vision. You’ll make it a reality

High performing teams that work together to make decisions and get things done more effectively are crucial to Anglo American’s success.

Here at Anglo American we are continuing to embark on our journey, implementing a world class operating model to deliver our organisation’s burning ambition to be the most valued mining company. Our transformation is focused on executing Anglo American’s Operating Model (AAOM).

To do this, we have introduced a newly formed Finance Operations function to provide the expertise and specialist knowledge required to drive the change, process efficiency and optimisation needed to transform our business.

The Finance Operations function will reside within Finance and Business Performance and form the strategic link between finance and business performance activity along with establishing foundational systems, data management rules and processes adaptable to digitisation of business operations and changing market trends.

Job Description

We are now recruiting a Manager Finance Operations based in our Brisbane office. Reporting to and working closely with the Head of Finance and Business Performance, you will design and implement an operations finance roadmap to establish standardised operational finance policies, data enrichment and system solutions to digitise and automate business processes that will support Finance and Business Performance deliver the breakthrough ambition.

This role will be rewarding, varied and will include:

  • Applying AAOM principles across Finance and Business Performance to drive and optimise the Finance Operations roadmap
  • Providing standardisation and governance of data and data enrichment.
  • Establishing database and systems to improve operational decision-making
  • Driving the standardization of operational commercial processes.
  • Reviewing workflows and identify opportunities for digitisation and automation of business processes and enablers for AAOM.
  • Facilitating and working with Global Information Management as the systems coordinator for commercial applications.
  • Collaborating with Finance and Business Performance colleagues and commercial teams at site to standardise and digitise operational processes where possible.
  • Understand existing constraints and inefficient finance processes that can be considered for improvement.


To be successful in this role, you will have extensive experience within a large, complex organisation coupled with the ability to think strategically, plan effectively and solve complex problems. You are a natural leader with demonstrated experience in steering the financial drivers of business performance, along with accountability for financial metrics, cost and value management tools.

There is a parallel requirement to work in collaboration with the site leadership team and functional teams who represent diverse areas of the business. Most critically, you will have extensive experience in successful implementation of large scale finance and business systems. In addition, your background should also demonstrate your capability to lead and coach others to adopt change.

Tertiary qualifications in Engineering, Business or Commerce qualification is desirable.

If you are an innovative, high performing professional who is ready to take the next challenge in your career, we'd love to hear from you.

Additional information

Applications Close 3rd December 2020
What we offer
When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

Who we are?
We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies. As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

Inclusion and Diversity
We strive to create an inclusive environment for all employees. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for all vacant positions.