Kinross Gold Corporation

Senior Accountant

Location
Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 21, 2021
Closes
Aug 20, 2021
Ref
41244-en_US
Category
Accounting
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
Fort Knox is an open-pit gold mine located near Fairbanks, Alaska in one of the largest gold producing areas of the state. It is mined by conventional open-pit methods, with ore processed at a mill and heap leach facility. Fort Knox has one of the few cold weather heap leach facilities in the world. Additionally, Kinross recently announced the acquisition of a 70% interest in the Manh Choh project located approximately250 kilometers south of Fairbanks, Alaska and the execution of the Gil Project located approximately 19 kilometers northwest of the Fort Knox mine.

Career Opportunity

Fairbanks Gold Mining Inc. seeks a Senior Accountant in Fairbanks, AK. Fairbanks Gold Mining Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kinross Gold Corporation.

Job Responsibilities

Performing accurate compilation and distribution of financial reports in compliance with company standards and applicable schedules. Overseeing business administration functions including accounts payable, payroll, taxes, insurance, and fixed assets. Ensuring compliance with Corporate SOX controls and internal controls over financial reporting. Recommending and administering improvements to financial procedures and controls. Assisting chief accountant in formulating accounting systems, procedures, and policies necessary to ensure efficient accounting for mine operations and transactions. Assisting with capital planning and the development of Authority for Expenditure (AFE) documentation and associated financial analysis. Reconciling balance sheet accounts and bank statements by running integrity reports in Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to support key balance sheet accounts in Sales, Costs, Inventory, A/P, A/R, Bank Statement and Fixed Assets. Monitoring electronic systems, including Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, backup procedures to maintain continuity of accounting operations. Using Oracle JD Edwards, ReportsNow and SAP Business Planning and Consolidation to document transaction entries and prepare financial reports. Participating an internal and external audit with focus in Sox-Sarbanes-Oxley law. Demonstrating understanding of accounting principles, including IFRS, IAS 2 Inventories, IAS 16 Property, Plant and Equipment, and IAS 17 Lease. Preparing and presenting monthly results and KPIs, budget variances, analysis and commentary on financial data based on data and information from ReportsNow, mining and processing production to create Excel dashboards and PowerPoint presentation. Performing fixed asset annual count around mining site and preparing the inventory valuation and finished goods inventories, including extracted ore in stockpiles, ore in the processing mill or heap leach, ore stored in site, ore in process, and unsold gold store, in transit or at third party refiner. Assisting in the preparation of budget-forecast and strategic business plan process using RPMGlobal Xeras Enterprise.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field.
  • Two years of experience in the offered position or a position in a related occupation.
  • Must have two years of experience in:
    • Reconciling balance sheet accounts and bank statements by running integrity reports in Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to support key balance sheet accounts in Sales, Costs, Inventory, A/P, A/R, Bank Statement and Fixed Assets
    • Monitoring electronic systems, including Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, backup procedures to maintain continuity of accounting operations.
    • Using Oracle JD Edwards, ReportsNow and SAP Business Planning and Consolidation to document transaction entries and prepare financial reports.
    • Participating an internal and external audit with focus in Sox-Sarbanes-Oxley law;
    • Demonstrating understanding of accounting principles, including IFRS, IAS 2 Inventories, IAS 16 Property, Plant and Equipment, and IAS 17 Lease;
    • Preparing and presenting monthly results and KPIs, budget variances, analysis and commentary on financial data based on data and information from ReportsNow, mining and processing production to create Excel dashboards and PowerPoint presentation;
    • Performing fixed asset annual count around mining site and preparing the inventory valuation and finished goods inventories, including extracted ore in stockpiles, ore in the processing mill or heap leach, ore stored in site, ore in process, and unsold gold store, in transit or at third party refiner;
    • Assisting in the preparation of budget-forecast and strategic business plan process using RPMGlobal Xeras Enterprise.


Career Framework and Level

Accountability (P3)

Knowledge (P3)

Leadership (P3)

Complexity (P3)

Impact (P3)

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.