Analyst - Corporate Accounting

Date: Nov 12, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Start Date ASAP

Hybrid Work Environment (3 days in office, 2 days remote with flexible hours)

Dress Code Business Casual

Location Downtown Toronto, Outside of Union Station (TTC & GO accessible)

A Great Place to Work

Who We Are

Kinross is a Canadian-based global senior gold mining company with operations and projects in the United States, Brazil, Mauritania, Chile and Canada. Our focus on delivering value is based on our four core values of Putting People First, Outstanding Corporate Citizenship, High Performance Culture, and Rigorous Financial Discipline. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol:K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:KGC).

 

Mining responsibly is a priority for Kinross, and we foster a culture that makes responsible mining and operational success inseparable. In 2021, Kinross committed to a greenhouse gas reduction action plan as part of its Climate Change strategy, reached approximately 1 million beneficiaries through its community programs, and recycled 80% of the water used at our sites. We also achieved record high levels of local employment, with 99% of total workforce from within host countries, and advanced inclusion and diversity targets, including instituting a Global Inclusion and Diversity Leadership Council.

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Purpose of Role

To account for activities related to the accumulation and compilation of financial data for financial reports, to ensure service and / or operating standards are met. To manage the processing of inter-company invoices and transactions. To assist with cost analysis using professional knowledge. To support the design and development of processes, practices, and methodologies in accounting.

Job Responsibilities

1.    To oversee activities related to internal accounting

  • Independently prepares and coordinates the execution of month, quarter and year-end procedures for each legal entity under this role’s supervision.
  • Maintains accurate accounting records, which includes preparing journal entries, financial transactions, bank reconciliations, monetary revaluation, account analysis and reconciliations.
  • Proactively collaborates with Payroll, Global Mobility and other parties on timely and accurate delivery of accounting data. Applies strict confidentiality to all sensitive information.
  • Understands the implications of intercompany transactions on the financial and operational reporting of the intercompany partners involved.
  • Reconciles intercompany balances and transactions between groups of Kinross companies.
  • Prepares and analyzes intercompany invoices and various management reports and ensures the accurate and timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Using advanced professional knowledge,  responds to a variety of internal and / or external requests regarding cost analysis and financial statements.
  • Researches information to support decision making and improve processes, technologies, or methodologies.
  • Contributes to the development of policies and practices related to accounting.
  • Keeps on top of trends related to internal accounting and incorporates this information into work assignments. 
  • Actively seeks mentorship and learning to improve technical knowledge and skill set.
  • Participates in projects related to area of expertise.
  • Assists in the preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules, including liaising with HR and internal / external auditors.
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.
  • Assists internal / external auditors in periodic Sarbanes-Oxley testing. Prepares documents and compiles information as requested.
  • Works with the Manager to ensure an organized and timely year-end audit.
  • Other duties as required.

 

2.    To analyze internal financial results for use in management decision making 

  • Investigates, researches, and analyzes information and issues related to internal accounting.

 

3.    To communicate information related to cost analyses and internal financial statements

  • Provides information on operating standards, compliance requirements, and policies.
  • Assists operating departments with cost analysis.
  • Develops and maintains good relationships with key business partners and other stakeholders.
     

Sustainability Expectations

Performs accounting functions that are critical to the company’s ability to operate. Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations. Promotes a work environment where health, safety and the environment are the highest priority. Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions. Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements.

Scope of Responsibility & Complexity

Work is performed under general direction according to set methodologies and processes. Work is moderately complex involving standard assignments. Outcomes are reviewed in terms of adherence to general policies, accuracy of methods, and general efficiency. Problem resolution involves using judgement to select methods and handle deviations from standard methods and practices. Work impacts the quality and integrity of results in the department and or Company as a whole. Assistance for unusual situations is provided. Supervisor is readily available to provide direction and guidance when necessary.

Minimum Qualifications & Skill Requirements

  • University degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • 3 – 5 years of related work experience. 
  • Completed or actively pursuing completion of recognized accounting designation.
     

Additional Qualifications & Skill Requirements

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good initiative and self-motivation; works well with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Flexibility to undertake a variety of assignments.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize job duties and meet deadlines.
  • Previous experience with multi-entity accounting environment is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft desktop software and accounting applications, preferably JDE EnterpriseOne.
     

Our Response to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and in alignment with our health and safety standards, all Kinross Gold Corporation employees working from the Toronto office, must be fully vaccinated with at least two doses of an approved vaccine. If offered this position, you must show proof of vaccination prior to be hired. Masks are not mandated in the office; however, employees are encouraged to wear a mask if it is more comfortable for them. Kinross reserves the right to update its vaccination policy/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.