Gold Rush Summer Intern - Internal Audit & Risk

Date: Nov 15, 2023

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Start Date May 2024

Contract 4 months

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 Intern will assist the Internal Audit and Risk department with the planning and execution of internal audits and the SOX compliance program.  The Intern will also participate in the coordination, analysis and validation of Kinross’ Corporate as well as Operating Sites’ risk registers for quarterly risk management reporting, within Kinross’ Enterprise Risk Management program.



Job Responsibilities


The following are the key duties for this role:

  • Supports the Internal Audit Team to conduct internal audit testing of operational and financial procedures;
  • Assists in performing planning and scoping procedures for the global SOX compliance program;
  • Analyzes, reviews, and tests accounting and financial controls as part of the SOX compliance program;
  • Assists with the quarterly risk reporting to the Kinross Senior Management team and Board of Directors;
  • Prepares spreadsheets, draft reports, and templates as required; and
  • Any other duties that may be deemed appropriate to assist the overall Internal Audit and Risk functions.


Minimum Requirements


Education and Experience


  • 2nd or 3rd year university student, enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or related field




  • Basic understanding of accounting;
  • Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word;
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills and attention to detail;
  • Flexibility to undertake a variety of assignments;
  • Highly motivated, with strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to learn quickly; and
  • Ability to work in a team environment.


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 being hired. Masks are not currently mandated in the office, however, employees are encouraged to wear a mask if they are more comfortable doing so. Kinross reserves the right to update its vaccination policy/requirements at any time at its sole discretion.