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Assistant Accountant

Full time
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AngloGold Ashanti Australia
Mining, resources & energy
501-1,000 employees
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Join AngloGold Ashanti and make Gold a part of your Story. A story of exploring, mining, and processing one of the world’s rarest and most sought-after metals. Gold revolutionises and shapes the way in which society functions - come and be a part of our team, a team committed to building a better future.

About us

At AngloGold Ashanti, we pride ourselves on having a collaborative workplace that is focused on providing a safe and inclusive environment for all. We want to create an environment where people feel comfortable to bring their whole, authentic self to work and feel safe, respected, and valued while doing so.

AngloGold Ashanti is one of the world's largest gold producers with operations and projects spanning across four continents. Our globally diverse, world-class portfolio is supported by focused exploration in the established and new gold producing regions of the world. We offer a working environment that allows every employee to contribute, learn and flourish.

In Australia we own and manage the Sunrise Dam Gold Mine, and the Tropicana Gold Mine (70% AGA owned 30% Regis Resources). These are two of Western Australia’s premier gold operations, with ongoing investment and exploration taking place across both open pit and underground operations at each site.

The Opportunity

At AGA we celebrate diversity – diversity of thought and experience is important to us. We look for people that have an abundance of willingness and are up to the challenge of making a difference. With this in mind, if you feel that you may not tick all of the boxes below but believe you have something unique to contribute to our team, we strongly encourage you to apply – let’s have the conversation.

We are now seeking an Assistant Accountant to join our Finance team, accountable to the Finance Manager, you will be an active and integral member of the Finance team, which will provide you with the opportunity to work for one of the world’s leading gold mining organisations.

This position is required to assist in providing a comprehensive range of financial and management accounting services to the Australian region. The duties will be centred on the preparation of the region’s monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting processes.

This is a permanent position working within the Finance team based in the Perth Regional Office (with travel to our WA based mine sites when required).

The main accountabilities will include contributing to:

  • Period-end reporting, including use of SAP, HFM and TM1, and quarterly deliverables to corporate head office
  • Preparation of key files and submitting data in HFM
  • Assisting with regional SOX requirements
  • Assisting with auditor requirements
  • Forecasting and budgeting
  • Capital reporting
  • FBT return preparation
  • Trial Balance reconciliations

About You

People are at the heart of everything we do. We want you to collaborate with us, share your ideas and feel confident to challenge the status quo. To be considered, we would like to see you have:

  • A degree or working towards a qualification in accounting/commerce
  • Commenced or intending to commence CA/CPA studies
  • Relevant experience an advantage
  • Intermediate level MS Excel skills
  • Full permanent working rights in Australia (Mandatory)

You need to be a good team member, have good interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work under tight time pressure. Your high attention to detail is essential.

Culture and Benefits

Our workplace demonstrates dignity and respect for each other, we offer challenging work, highly competitive remuneration that is regularly adjusted to market conditions and career development opportunities. At AGAA we consider learning as a shared responsibility and your personal development is important to us. Your new benefits will include:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Opportunity to work for an endorsed WORK180 employer
  • Access to our industry-leading Wellness Program
  • Active committees driving Diversity & Inclusion
  • Top Tier Private Health Insurance for you and your family
  • Performance Bonus and Incentive Program
  • Salary sacrifice options

Our full list of benefits and why we are recognised as an Endorsed Employer for Women by WORK180 can be seen on the WORK180 website.

AGAA recognises that standard recruitment processes are not accessible to everyone. If there are any accommodations or supports that would assist you in participating in the recruitment process for this role, please reach out to our Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity team at

If you are not a current AngloGold Ashanti employee please apply online by clicking here

Recruitment Agency approaches and referrals will not be accepted for this role, all interested candidates must apply directly to be considered for any role advertised by AngloGold Ashanti Australia.

Internal AngloGold Ashanti employees interested in applying for this role should inform their current manager of their intent to apply and then do so via the Careers section within OneHR.