Analyst - Corporate Development

Date: Nov 26, 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

The goal of the Corporate Development Team is to identify, assess and execute business-enhancing corporate transactions (including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and equity investments involving mining assets or related infrastructure) that are aligned with Kinross’ broader corporate strategy.

Analyst, Corporate Development  is responsible for researching, compiling information and preparing analysis in support of all aspects of Corporate Development activities.  This includes the maintenance and continuous enhancement of multiple financial models including the Corporate Model and related processes. The role also supports general due diligence activities, as well as reporting for the Junior Equity Investment (“JEI”) portfolio.

Job Responsibilities

Corporate Model
•    Maintain the Corporate Model and collaborate with large interdisciplinary teams including Technical Services, Operations, Tax, and Finance to ensure most current information is accurately reflected
•    Support Impairment Testing and related modeling and valuation work on a quarterly and annual basis
•    Analysis and interpretation of financial projections related to the corporate model, including liquidity forecasting and various scenario analysis

Due Diligence Support
•    Assist with the management of financial and technical due diligence processes in the evaluation of potential opportunities
•    Analysis and interpretation of technical and financial information including financial filings,  technical studies and industry reports
•    Development of internal documentation and presentations including business proposals to Senior Management and the Board of Directors

Other Analysis and Responsibilities
•    Monitor and update JEI portfolio, and assist with execution of sales and new investments
•    Management of the M&A blackout list
•    Review and maintain internal documentation and procedures
•    Contribute to special projects, as required

Scope of Responsibility and Complexity

Work is complex involving both routine tasks and unique projects often under tight time constraints. In all cases the Analyst is expected to ensure assigned projects are completed on-time, and to a high standard. Where appropriate, it is expected that the Analyst will identify, evaluate and implement modifications to projects, plans and procedures in response to needs. Work is performed under varying degrees of supervision and requires judgement and adaptability. 

Required Qualifications

Education

  • University degree, ideally in Engineering, Geology, Finance, or Accounting
  • CSC, CBV, or enrollment in CFA would be an asset

Experience

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  • 1 to 2 years of related work experience in the investment banking, equity research, or valuations industry
  • Experience developing and analyzing financial models
  • Additional technical experience in the mining industry, is a strong asset
  • General familiarity with the precious metals mining industry

Skills

  • High level of proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated mastery of quantitative financial analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, flexibility in fast-paced environment, strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and with limited direct supervision

Our Approach 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.