Barrick Gold

Accountant I, II

Location
Carlin, Nevada, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 17, 2020
Closes
Nov 16, 2020
Ref
089730
Category
Accounting
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
Position Description:

Nevada Gold Mines is looking for an Accountant I or II to join the Finance Shared Service team at a designated mine site to provide general ledger, cash management, and other accounting services for several entities across Nevada Gold Mines/Barrick. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial analysis, assisting with month end close processes, and tracking daily transactions in multiple bank accounts. We are seeking a qualified accountant that is motivated, takes ownership in their responsibilities, able to critically think through issues, and continuously seeks out better ways of performing processes. As a part of our team, you will get opportunities to handle accounting of varying levels of complexity, support entities across multiple jurisdictions, and rotate across various accounting support functions.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare journal entries and assist with month-end close process, including quarterly financial audits and control testing
  • Prepare account reconciliations, review costs for completeness, and evaluate reasonableness of balances to research and proactively resolve errors or reconciling items.
  • Track daily transactions in multiple bank accounts and assist with cash management
  • Prepare cost variance analyses and promote cost controls and efficiency in conduct of business
  • Assist with accounts payable, accounts receivable, and statutory statement preparation as needed
  • Establish knowledge of IFRS and Barrick accounting policies, procedures, and internal control standards, and maintain compliance while performing responsibilities
  • Recognize and communicate potential issues to his/her team leader, as appropriate
  • Contribute ideas and actions towards the continuous improvement of processes within area of influence
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining strong, collaborative partnerships with finance customers
  • Gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to building a positive team culture, and puts success of team above own interests.
  • Ensure compliance with safety procedures and safety training requirements
  • Perform other duties as requested by Finance Leadership
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or related field required; Master's degree in Accounting or MBA preferred
  • One (1) to three (3) years prior related experience, accounting internship, or demonstrated initiative preferredfor Accountant I; Three (3) to six (6) years prior related experience preferred for Accountant II
  • CPA, CFA, or CMA designation preferred
  • Strong technical accounting skills, understanding of accounting concepts, and comprehension of business-related implications required
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office tools required
  • Ability to be organized, efficient, analytical, and to pay close attention to detail required
  • Excellent team player with the ability to work with Staff Accountants, Mine Sites, Executives, and other departments personnel/cross-functional teams required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to be self-motivated, flexible, and able to organize and respond to multiple demands and priorities required
  • Prior implementation or working experience with implementation Oracle Financials or Hyperion applications preferred
  • Exposure to the mining industry in a mining accounting function preferred
What We Can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Nevada Gold Mine locations
  • Nevada Gold Mines is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

About Nevada Gold Mines

Nevada Gold Mines is a joint venture between Barrick Gold Corporation (61.5%) and Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (38.5%), combining their significant assets across Nevada to create the single largest gold-producing complex in the world and realize the full potential of these mines through synergies and best-in-class operational improvements.

The massive mining operation comprises 8 mines along with their associated infrastructure and processing facilities that produced an estimated 4 million ounces of gold in 2018. Three of these assets are Tier One gold mines: Barrick's Cortez; the combination of Barrick's Goldstrike and Newmont Goldcorp's Carlin; and the combination of Barrick's Turquoise Ridge and Newmont Goldcorp's Twin Creeks. In addition, Barrick's Goldrush-Fourmile project has the potential to become the fourth Tier One asset in this portfolio. The new JV is expected to generate around $5 billion in cost savings over the next five years. Nevada Gold Mines is operated by Barrick .

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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