Kumba Iron Ore | Specialist Corporate Development X1

Kumba Iron Ore

Kumba Iron Ore | Specialist Corporate Development X1

Business Unit / Group Function: South Africa – Kumba Iron Ore
Area: Finance
Location: Melrose, South Africa
Reference Id: REF58063H
Experience / Work Type: Associate / Permanent Employee
Closing Date: 18 April, 2024
Company Description:

We have an exciting position for a Specialist Corporate Development who will implement efficient financial systems and generate quality financial information to optimise the enterprise capital structure, pursue growth opportunities, manage cash flows and control costs, delivering timely and accurate reports on business performance to EXCO.

Be part of the team.

The team that makes it happen.

Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives”, delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible.

Kumba Iron Ore

We produce high-grade iron ore, the key component in steel widely used in construction and manufacturing across the world. Our activities include all aspects – exploration; mining; processing and blending; shipping; marketing and selling. In South Africa, we have mining operations in the Northern Cape province, as well as a head office in Gauteng, and a port operation in Saldanha Bay, Western Cape.

Guided by our purpose and our values, we enable both high performance and purposeful action as we aim to “re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives”, delivering the metals and minerals that make modern life possible.

Job Description:

As Specialist Corporate Development you will provide services as required and your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Contribute to the development of the strategy for the Corporate Development function
  • Support the evaluation and establishment of optimal capital structure, including analysis of options, and management of execution/implementation of decision outcomes, including utilisation of debt funding
  • Oversight of treasury function, including cash and compliance management
  • Analysis and forecasting of cashflows and application of dividend policy in formulating dividend proposals
  • Provide support on annual budgeting, capital rationing process and quarterly performance reporting
  • Advise senior management on the financial implications of investments and loans, particularly concerning medium and long-term financial plans and projects in the context of the group’s available liquidity sources.
  • Drive considerations related to capital structure, analysing various options and overseeing the execution and implementation of decisions that align with sustainability goals.
  • Design and implement employee share schemes to foster a sense of ownership and commitment among the workforce
  • Analysis of past and present empowerment and other ownership transactions to ensure accurate and complete reporting
  • Identify potential acquisition targets, conduct comprehensive due diligence, and present detailed reports to inform decision-making
  • Provide the commercial analysis regarding the group’s key domestic partnerships and contracts
  • Provide support for other senior Corporate Finance roles as required, e.g. M & A work.
  • Participate in negotiations with prospective counterparties to achieve best commercial outcomes for the group
  • Providing project management support and detail commercial project valuations to enable commercial evaluation, negotiations and structuring of strategic projects
  • Managing transactional and project evaluation support (especially for the group’s growth and long-term strategic initiatives) and interface to Anglo American Corporate Finance and leading transaction execution aspects.
  • Ensure strict adherence to all regulatory requirements, internal policies, and procedures to mitigate risks and uphold compliance standards
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders, including investors, NGOs, and government agencies, to promote sustainable and socially responsible business practices
  • Driving objective of zero harm and a safety culture

This role is in the FIN – Corporate Development at a Band 6 level reporting to Manager Corporate Development.

  • Finance Degree – CA(SA)
  • MBA advantageous
  • SA Drivers License

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  • Minimum of six year’s proven experience in a corporate finance environment dealing with similar responsibilities
  • Knowledge of accounting at an operational level
  • In-depth understanding of GAAP, IFRS, and King III
  • Exceptional analytical thinking skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), SAP, and Hyperion
  • Comprehensive knowledge of legislative, statutory, and regulatory safety, health, and environmental requirements
  • Experience and interest in complex financial analysis and modelling
  • Preparation and delivery of reports and presentations.
Additional information:

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 are a large, successful multinational company – and we are still growing all the time.

Who we are

Anglo American is a global diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class mining operations provides the metals and minerals that make modern life possible. We use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Inclusion and Diversity

Anglo American is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are and provide equality of opportunity so that everyone can fulfill their potential.

Background checks

Successful candidates will be required to complete background screening which may include a criminal check and validation of qualifications.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our online application form. You will have the opportunity to upload your CV and other relevant documentation as part of this process.


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