Financial Controlling Specialist


Çayeli Bakır İşletmeleri A.Ş. (CBI) is owned by First Quantum Minerals Ltd. which is an established and rapidly growing mining and metals company currently operating seven mines and developing five projects worldwide. FQM’s current operations are the Kansanshi copper-gold mine, the Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine, the Las Cruces copper mine, the Pyhäsalmi copper-zinc mine, the Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine, and the Çayeli copper-zinc mine. CBI owns and operates a 1.2Mtpa underground copper and zinc mine in Madenli, Çayeli in the Province of Rize on the eastern Black Sea coast. Access to the mine is via the airport of Trabzon, 100km to the west of Cayeli and from there 90 minutes flight time to Istanbul. Our operation at Madenli commenced in 1994 and is expected to continue for at least another 4 years with some potential for further exploration success. During the life of the operation, CBI has continuously looked for opportunities to enhance its reputation and performance through the application of leading international practice in all areas of its business. CBI is sensitive to the environment, respectful to the local people and one of the leading enterprises in terms of its technical infrastructure in the Turkish mining sector.

We are looking for highly motivated new team member join our Finance Department.

  • Taking part in producing accurate and timely financial statements in compliance with IFRS
  • Active participation in the annual budgeting process and quarterly forecasting process
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, yearly cost reports and performing actual-budget variance analyses
  • Assist to Financial Controller for special projects as necessary
  • Regularly providing the management team with budget versus actual analysis and explanations for the variances
  • Taking active role in the monthly, quarterly and yearly closing processes
  • Responsible for Company’s cost allocation and reporting
  • Work with external and internal audit teams to provide data, analysis and answers


The ideal candidate is required to have the following qualifications: 
  • BA degree in business administration, economics or finance from a reputable university
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications, especially in Excel
  • SAP knowledge is a plus
  • Audit background is preferable
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Professional accounting qualification is preferred
  • A highly motivated team worker, problem solver, decision maker and initiative taker in planning and organizing various work assignments
  • Very strong analytical and spoken communication skills
  • For male candidates, military service should be completed
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