Analyst - Financial Reporting

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 09, 2020
Oct 09, 2020
Full Time
The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

To prepare consolidated financial statements and other financial reports for external and internal purposes

To oversee activities related to a moderately complex accounting process and to ensure service and/or operating standards are met (internally and/or externally)

To contribute to the design and development of processes, practices, and methodologies in external reporting

An excellent entry point into Kinross' high performing finance team, with numerous opportunities for growth and development

Reports directly to the Manager, Financial Reporting - providing direct mentorship and coaching, while working within an overachieving team and with direct exposure to the senior management team.

Job Responsibilities

Independently prepares consolidated financial statements and related analysis for external reporting purposes

Prepares the SEDAR and EDGAR filings of the quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements and MD&A

Maintains all working papers of the consolidated financial statements and notes for each reporting period

Works with Kinross' external auditors during quarterly reviews and annual audits by assisting with the preparation of financial working papers

Researches information and proposes new work approaches and methods to optimize performance and to ensure adherence to industry regulations and organizational standards, including contributing to the development of policies and practices in external reporting

Using advanced professional knowledge acts as an advisor to a variety of internal and/or external requests

Participates in the preparation and review of presentations and/or reports to the Senior Leadership Team, Audit and Risk Committee and/or Board of Directors on accounting, reporting or other performance matters

Prepares communication materials, manuals, and other written materials related to technical accounting or reporting issues, programs, or systems

Independently monitors trends and developments related to external reporting and incorporates this information into work assignments and approach

Actively seeks mentorship and learning to improve product or technical knowledge and skillset

Participates in the review of new accounting pronouncements, assesses the impact of such pronouncements on the company's financial reporting processes and results, and presents such findings to the Finance Department

Job Responsibilities cont'd

Assists in the preparation of other corporate financial reporting and/or disclosures including the MD&A, AIF, MIC, ESTMA reports, Corporate Responsibility reports, among others

Prepares benchmarking analysis of Kinross' disclosures and/or results against industry peers

Contributes to non-routine projects and special initiatives within the Finance Group

Assists with maintaining timelines for the Finance Department and other key contributors to the financial or other reporting processes, including for French translations where required, in each reporting period

Assists process owners with documentation of controls and processes, including assisting with the development of new processes and controls where needed to remediate control deficiencies

Assists with training and skill development on technical issues in external reporting

Education and Experience


University graduation or diploma

Professional accounting designation (CPA or international equivalent)


3 - 5 years of related work experience or equivalent

An ideal candidate will have post-qualification experience in a corporate accounting environment, preferably with exposure to consolidation and financial reporting systems, including ERP and consolidation systems

Previous experience in the mining or resource industry is preferred


The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the corporation

Strong knowledge of IFRS a must

Ability to learn quickly

Attention to detail

Strong analytical skills

Ability to work effectively under pressure, including flexible hours to meet reporting deadlines

Ability to organize and prioritize job duties

Ability to work in a team environment

Flexibility to undertake a variety of concurrent assignments

Proficiency in MS Office, especially MS Word and Excel

In-depth understanding of Kinross' business and processes a definite asset

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.