Senior Financial Analyst - (Remote Work Optional)

Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location: Elko, Nevada, USA

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Bald Mountain is an open-pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource base that was acquired by Kinross in January 2016. The mine is located in Nevada, one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world, along the southern extension of the prolific Carlin trend. The Bald Mountain Vantage Complex Project has commenced production, and the first gold bar was poured in June 2019. 

Job Description

Reporting to the Finance Superintendent, this is a critical and a highly visible role that supports Bald Mountain's Finance functions and the planning process (i.e. budgets/forecasts) that will have direct impact on Bald Mountain's financials.


This position requires an individual who is analytical, ambitious, self-directed, and capable of working autonomously while continuously aligning daily functions to Kinross' values.

Job Responsibilities

Monthly/Quarterly Analysis (35%):

  • Investigates, researches, and analyzes information and issues related to internal accounting
  • Analyzes operational and financial results on a Monthly/Quarterly/Annual Basis
  • Prepares monthly reports analyzing the results for internal distribution to allow management to understand the results and key issues
  • Provides financial analysis support to the various departments and raises key issues to management
  • Communicates and advises on a variety of financial cost analysis requests
  • Assists in preparing the Quarterly Reporting Packages to Corporate

Reporting (25%):

  • Leads and manages the Fixed Assets ledger including timely capitalization of completed projects, disposals, asset counts, depreciation, etc.
  • Preparing month end journal entries by compiling and analyzing the account information and supporting documentation
  • Performs GL Account research and ensure that the transactions are accurate, complete, and correctly classified
  • Completes various balance sheet account reconciliations and schedules for monthly reporting
  • Prepares documentation, and retains financial records to ensure compliance with industry and operational requirements
  • Work with, and support Internal and External Auditors
  • Recommends and implements improvements to financial procedures and controls to maximize operations efficiencies and to maintain a strong control environment for SOX audits

Budgeting/Forecasting (30%):

  • Prepares budgets and forecasts by working with the site departments and ensuring the submissions are timely and accurate
  • Assists the department in preparing, understanding, and analyzing their budget/forecasts
  • Analyzes the budget/forecasts and identifies and presents the risks, opportunities, and business drivers in order to facilitate Management Review
  • Assists in preparing and presenting the budget/forecast review presentations
  • Proactively strives to improve the budgeting/forecasting process by identifying and acting on gaps in the current process

Other Project Work (10%):

  • Works with the Supervisor on projects to continuously improve processes in areas of responsibility noted above
  • Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned by the Supervisor
  • Liaisons with other departments on various projects, and initiatives as needed and assigned


  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct
  • Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management
  • Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance
  • Works without risk to harm to self and others
  • Punctuality and regular attendance required

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance
  • 2-5 years of accounting/finance experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • High Degree of business acuman, and analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Adaptable in using organizational skills to prioritize tasks and take ownership of work, and ability to deliver results in a flexible, fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to anticipate busy schedules and communicate with other members of the organization/department to complete assignments on time
  • Ability to effectively pace work to adhere to financial close deadlines and key deliverables
  • High sense of urgency
  • Demonstrate integrity in work product and commitment to accuracy
  • Adhere to key financial controls in accordance with GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley requirements and corporate policy
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management
  • Working knowledge of JDE
  • Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis 
  • Requires valid driver's license

Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations
  • Have a strong commitment to safe working practices
  • Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment
  • Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions
  • Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements

Kinross Leadership Practices

  • Creates an environment where nothing is more important than every employee returning home safe and healthy every day
  • Creates an environment in which people are unfailingly treated with respect
  • Fosters the talent and potential of all employees by enabling them to grow, develop, and make a difference in the organization
  • Demonstrates that leadership in the areas of environmental performance and community and stakeholder relations is fundamental to the way we plan and manage our business 
  • Holds self and others accountable for the decisions, commitments, and behaviors required to deliver outstanding results
  • Uses judgment to manage business complexities, prioritize and balance conflicting demands to make timely decisions that best advance Kinross strategy
  • Builds and brings teams and people together to achieve organizational goals.  Models humility by going beyond self-interest for the good of the group
  • Understands the economic implications of decisions and consistently uses all resources effectively and efficiently to maximize shareholder value
  • Relentlessly champions, develops and embeds best practices 

Kinross Competencies

  • Strategic Effectiveness

       Developing and communicating rigorous and creative business strategies that drive sustainable value.

  • External Engagement

       Understanding and building relationships with external parties that strengthen and sustain competitive advantage.

  • Business Focus

      Applying commercial rigor and discipline to all business decisions and customer relationships.

  • Living the Kinross Values

      Aligning behavior, decisions, and actions with Kinross values and principles.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.