May 24, 2024

Commercial Manager

  • Pinto Valley Mine
  • Miami, AZ 85539, USA
Full-Time General Labor Program Management Skilled Labor Training Warehouse Operations

Job Description


The Commercial Manager is responsible for leading the f inance and accounting , s upply chain , l ogistics , sales and marketing and IT areas of the Pinto Valley mine. The Commercial manager will be the equivalent of a site CFO supporting the Mine General Manager for a business with revenue of ~ $ 500 million per annum. The Commercial manager will be a strategic partner to the Mine General Manager and site management team involved in strategic business planning, capital investment decisions and financial oversight .

In addition, the role will oversee management reporting, financial reporting, financial planning, treasury and capital management, oversight of all warehouses , p urchasing , and p rocurement processes and activities, and management of IT and p ayroll . This role requires strong collaboration between o perations and m aintenance teams at Pinto Valley as well as the corporate f inance team in Vancouver .


Mine General Manager


(Key Departments, External Groups) :

  • All operating units within Pinto Valley
  • Corporate Finance and Accounting team s
  • Corporate Technology team
  • Corporate Sales & Marketing team
  • Internal and External Auditors


(Name of Position):

  • Superintende nt Accounting
  • Superintendent Supply
  • Superintendent Logistical
  • Superintendent IT


Four-day work schedule with opportunity to work partially remote



Strategic Leader

  • Contribute to the strategic and tactical reasoning of the financial plan, playing an active role in its implementation
  • Lead Business and Commercial involvement and overall stewardship of Pinto Valley from a Finance perspective
  • Contribute to implementing a financial control environment and supervising the accomplishment of Internal Audit and Financial Controls, Controllership and Treasury op erations

  • B e a Business Partner to the Mine General Manager and management team - giving direction and support to other team members as necessary.

Financial / Management Reporting

  • Oversee the operations of the accounting, supply chain , logistical and information technology departments, to ensure the achiev ement of the department's goals and objectives .
  • Oversee the production of monthly financial statements and business reports to manage the business unit.
  • Oversee the day-to-day accounting of the operations, ensuring all transactions are managed in accordance with the Company’s accounting policies and procedures.

  • Ensure integrity of the accounting records through effective controls and supervision of accounting staff and implementation of appropriate fit-for-purpose business processes.
  • Ensure compliance of financial statement s with International Financial Reporting Standards .
  • Oversee preparation of monthly management reports, leveraging systems capabilities to deliver timely , value-added analys i s, key metrics, and reports to support departmental cost reviews.
  • Work with operations to drive understanding of cost drivers and collaborate on cost improvements.
  • Interpret and apply key financial indicators to make better business decisions, using data to improve performance.

Financial Planning / Treasury / Capital Management

  • Drive the planning cycle for annual budgets, forecasts, and life-of-mine plans.
  • Challenge and validate inputs and work with department heads to develop accurate and quality forecasts and budgets.
  • Manage the business unit from a financial perspective, i.e., cash flow management considering operating results and cost expenditures.
  • Provide technical (financial reporting) guidance to the operational staff when required .

  • Design and implement effective working capital management practices to ensure optimal working capital levels for the operation.
  • Oversee cash flow forecasts for the operations and submit timely cash calls to head office.
  • Oversee disbursement of payments in accordance with the Company’s delegation of authority.
  • Play a leadership role in developing a culture of prudent capital management .
  • Oversight of the capital requisitions at site, working with other departments on quality and review of AFE’s (Authority for Expenditure requests) .

  • Managing the rolling capital budget from a prioritization perspective.

Supply Chain

  • Liaise with the Supply Superintendent in ensuring compliance with delegation of authority as it relates to initiation of contracts and reporting processes for the associated commitments.
  • Liaise with the Supply Superintendent to ensure adherence to the corporate accounting policies related to warehousing and inventory management to facilitate optimal deployment of the Company’s working capital.
  • Safe and efficient oversight of all Warehouse, Purchasing , and Procurement processes and activities.

IT / Payroll

  • Oversee the payroll function for the operation.
  • Oversee the IT department for the operation.
  • Oversee the assessment and implementation of new technologies at site

  • Review and maintain the business processes and workflows associated with the Company’s ERP system (SAP).

Internal Controls / Other

  • Lead Internal and External Audit engagements, ensuring controls are in place to safeguard the company's assets.
  • Overse e the tax compliance and review of financial records with the requirements of federal and provincial income and sales taxes.
  • Establish and maintain strong, collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Promote safety and ethical operations throughout their business dealings.
  • Perform other duties or special assignments as required .


( Required , Preferred)


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA ), or Certified Manufacturing Accountant (CMA)
  • Bachelor's degree in business , A ccounting, or F inance


(Required , Preferred)


  • Minimum 10 years of financial management experience, including minimum 5 years of management level experience in accounting and business .


  • Previous mining experience is an asset .


  • Professional Accounting designation (CPA or international equivalent).
  • SAP experience in finance/cost data entry, updating, and reporting.
  • Proficient reporting software (Microsoft Office) with an emphasis on Microsoft Excel.
  • Able to self-manage with strong results driven orientation .
  • Able to provide leadership , coaching, direction, and decision-making for a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrates a g rowth mindset that embraces continuous learning and improvement.



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