Kinross Gold Corporation

Financial Superintendent

Elko, Nevada, United States
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 15, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Bald Mountain is an open-pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource base located in Nevada. It is the newest mine in Kinross' portfolio and was acquired in January 2016.

Job Description

Ensure accurate and complete accumulation and compilation of financial data for financial reports. Supervise the accounting group. Responsible for preparing and applying overall Kinross guidelines to forward-looking information processes, including review of mine site strategic business plans (SBP), budgets and forecasts, analysis to support the validity of the budgeted/forecasted results, analysis of actual results against budget and other ad hoc analysis. Work closely with the site Controller as well as reporting and operational groups to ensure the timely and accurate flow of information from the sites to region; assist in supporting the finance departments as it relates actuals, budgeting and forecasting, monthly and quarterly reporting. Application of corporate policies and other finance related issues, while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross' values.

Job Responsibilities

• Manage the scheduling, compiling and timely distribution of internal financial statements and other related management reports in compliance with established corporate reporting schedules
• Direct and review all activities of the accounting group to include but not limited to: Managing month-end, quarter-end and year-end, reconciliations, journal entries, etc...
• Provide for the retention of financial and production records in compliance with all applicable federal state, local and corporate requirements. Monitor controls and procedures of operating and financial systems to ensure integrity and accuracy of data for internal and external audit reviews
• Oversee and assist in the preparation of mine site budgets, forecasts and SBPs by working with the financial analysis accountant to ensure submissions are timely and accurate
• Foster a working relationship with corporate resources
• Provide analysis of budgets, forecasts and SBP results to the mine site senior management in order to facilitate review and for inclusion in documents (slides, write-ups, spreadsheets)
• Perform ongoing analysis to support business decisions, including authorization for expenditures and business development
• Work with mine site leadership on projects to continuously improve processes in areas of responsibility, including working with the site teams to automate reporting from information systems, identifying and acting on gaps in current processes and controls, and working with internal stakeholders
• Possess good communication and interpersonal skills
• Comply with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct
• Meet or exceed established performance expectations set by management
• Consistently exercise discretion and judgment in job performance
• Work without risk or harm to self and others
• Possess a valid driver's license
• Punctuality and regular attendance required
• Perform other related functions as assigned by Controller

Education and Experience

• Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent experience with increasing levels of responsibility. Budgeting and forecasting experience is preferred.
• CPA or MBA preferred.
• Must have strong technical skills and be able to perform complex and non-routine, advanced technical assignments.
• Must use judgment for problem resolution to adapt and apply procedures that address and resolve unusual problem situations.
• Must ensure quality standards are upheld in their field of specialization.
• General understanding of mining operations.
• Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing work processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
• Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of the management team.
• Demonstrate strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills
• Ability to function within the qualifications outlined in the attached physical demands sheets.
• Attention to detail and strong analytical skills
• Strong organizational and planning skills
• Able to exercise independent judgment and problem-solve
• Strong communication skills

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.

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