Superintendent - Commercial

Whitehaven Coal

Location: Gunnedah

Job Type: Full time


Work in conjunction with the Commercial Manager to provide support managing all of the financial and accounting functions of the mine site.

About Whitehaven Coal

Whitehaven Coal are the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. With a culture based on our values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Value and Excellence, our reputation for excellence in project delivery and safe, efficient and environmentally responsible operations continues to grow.

About the Role

We are currently seeking a fixed term, full-time Commercial Superintendent, reporting to the Commercial Manager, for our Gunnedah open cut sites.

What you’ll Do

  • Work with Mine and Functional Managers to develop detailed cost budgets/forecasts
  • Work with site personnel to ensure the effective recording of financial data against budget measures
  • Reviewing existing practices and processes to seek opportunities for improvement including streamlining, increased efficiencies and consistencies
  • Work across the business to educate on effective costing and commercial practices.
  • Assist the Commercial Manager in ensuring the timely completion of miscellaneous reporting and process requirements

What You’ll Bring

  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Commerce or Accounting
  • Professional membership of either CPA or CA
  • 7-8 years’ experience, with 3-4 years being in an operational role
  • Experience in a capital-intensive industry (preferably mining, manufacturing or heavy industry)

Why Whitehaven?

  • Full relocation packages
  • Employee referral scheme - $3000 for successful referrals!
  • Career development, mentorships and coaching.

Whitehaven Coal is committed to increasing the representation of women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the workplace. We are striving for an inclusive workplace that brings people from diverse backgrounds and welcomes applicants of diversity of gender, culture and experience.

To be considered for this position you must have the right to work in Australia.

Whitehaven Coal are an endorsed Circle Back Initiative Employer

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