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Finance Analyst

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Permanent Full Time
North America - Utah, North America - Utah, Salt Lake City
Accounting / Tax / Treasury
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About Thiess

Thiess is a global company, partnering with our clients to deliver excellence in open cut and underground mining in Australia, Asia, Africa, and now the Americas.

For more than 85-years, we’ve operated in diverse commodities, geologies, environments, and cultures. We use that insight to optimise mining solutions for each project, backed by our commitments to our people, clients, and communities where we live and work.

Today we employ almost 12,000 people across 26 projects. Our workforce has the skills, experience, and resourcefulness to realize opportunities, respond to project challenges and add value to clients’ needs. Through our safety culture, repeatable processes, technology integration and more, our purpose is to create lasting value.

The USA is an important part of our future. We’re pleased to be bringing our unique approach to the contract mining industry to the USA and North America. We are miners and only miners.

We’re focused on creating an inclusive environment to allow our people to bring their best self to work because they feel safe, included, and empowered. 

If you’re interested in joining a learning organization with a focus on innovation and technology that create value for the mining industry, deliver excellence, and take pride in sustainable resource recovery, join our team!

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About the Role

Your main responsibilities as Finance Analyst

This role is to support the Assets Finance function in North America and provide general finance and administration support. The role will sit in beautiful Salt Lake City, UT and allow opportunities for some travel and exposure both domestically and internationally. 

This role is critical to achieving the objectives of the business as we build a regional presence and will have a large scope through all areas of accounting, finance and administration. Through robust and accurate financial governance and analysis, this role will provide critical information to business leaders to make informed decisions about the financial management & reporting of assets.

You’ll have the stability of an established, enduring company, and the entrepreneurial spirit of an emerging business having only recently expanded into the US market.

Ideally, we are looking for an experienced professional with a background in finance, analytics, accounting, or fixed assets:

  • Has worked in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Has strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Uses and encourages creative and innovative thinking and problem solving
  • Has a continuous improvement mindset, seeks improvements and promotes efficiency.
  • Is flexible and resilient
  • Provide Accounting and Finance support to the North American business unit including projects and tenders in both the USA and Canada
  • Support the Assets team at both the project and business unit level by providing financial governance and analysis
  • Drive a culture consistent with Thiess values of integrity, accountability, innovation and delivery, all underpinned by safety.
  • Take accountability for own safety and at all times being aware of the impact of actions on the safety of others.
  • Ensure governing process, procedures and reporting are being conducted consistently between projects/regions.
  • Implement and drive global asset reporting strategies, frameworks governance
  • Provide training and support to projects
  • Support and actively participate in the creation and automation of PowerBi reporting.
  • Analysis of project maintenance capital expenditure and planning/forecasting.
  • Analysis of Long-Term Planning (LTP) in association with project forecast & phasing, governance of forecast and reporting
  • Prepare and analyze month end reports including plant operating results
  • Review of project tender detail in association with actual costs and forecast.
  • Assist with analysis and review of a projects’ commercial terms and conditions specific to the treatment of assets.
  • Perform and review balance sheet reconciliations for all Asset related accounts.
  • Manage Asset provisions
  • Maintain data integrity across all systems including maintenance of the fixed asset register


About You

  • A four-year Bachelor's degree. Experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.
  • Requires four or more years of relevant experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting standards and industry practices.
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficient MS Office
  • Bilingual English and Spanish
  • Degrees or certifications in Finance, Accounting, Data Analysis, Business or a similar discipline.
  • Experience and exposure to Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong Influencing skills
  • Power BI (advantage but not required)


How to apply

This role is an opportunity to take the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment, there is no better time to join Thiess.


Legal Disclaimer

If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Thiess is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures.

At Thiess we have a One HSE culture and want to ensure everyone is safe everyday: employees, families and society. We ​are committed to our employees' health and wellness including the prevention of illness. Although optional, we have a preference that all Thiess employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 and other serious illnesses.

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