Finance Operations Analyst

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 10, 2020
Sep 23, 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, Investor Relations, Exploration, Geology and Mine Planning, among others.

Job Description

This is a unique role to become a part of Bald Mountain's finance function. The role will initially begin with a 3 month intensive training period working with the Toronto Corporate office, before moving to Elko, Nevada.
Once at site the role will reporting to the Site Controller, this is a critical and a highly visible role that supports Bald Mountain's Finance functions and the planning process (i.e. budgets/forecasts) that will have direct impact on Bald Mountain's financials. This position requires an individual who is analytical, ambitious, self-directed, and capable of working autonomously while continuously aligning daily functions to Kinross' values.

Job Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities
Monthly/Quarterly Analysis (35%):
  • Investigates, researches, and analyzes information and issues related to internal accounting
  • Analyzes operational and financial results on a Monthly/Quarterly/Annual Basis
  • Prepares monthly reports analyzing the results for internal distribution to allow management to understand the results and key issues
  • Provides financial analysis support to the various departments and raises key issues to management
  • Communicates and advises on a variety of financial cost analysis requests
  • Assists in preparing the Quarterly Reporting Packages to Corporate
  • Reporting (25%):
  • Leads and manages the Fixed Assets ledger including timely capitalization of completed projects,
  • disposals, asset counts, depreciation, etc.
  • Preparing month end journal entries by compiling and analyzing the account information and supporting
  • documentation
  • Performs GL Account research and ensure that the transactions are accurate, complete, and correctly
  • classified
  • Completes various balance sheet account reconciliations and schedules for monthly reporting
  • Prepares documentation, and retains financial records to ensure compliance with industry and operational requirements
  • Work with, and support Internal and External Auditors
  • Recommends and implements improvements to financial procedures and controls to maximize operations efficiencies and to maintain a strong control environment for SOX audits

Budgeting/Forecasting (30%):
  • Prepares budgets and forecasts by working with the site departments and ensuring the submissions are
  • timely and accurate
  • Assists the department in preparing, understanding, and analyzing their budget/forecasts
  • Analyzes the budget/forecasts and identifies and presents the risks, opportunities, and business drivers in order to facilitate Management Review
  • Assists in preparing and presenting the budget/forecast review presentations
  • Proactively strives to improve the budgeting/forecasting process by identifying and acting on gaps in the
  • current process

Other Project Work (10%):
  • Works with the Supervisor on projects to continuously improve processes in areas of responsibility noted above
  • Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned by the Supervisor
  • Liaisons with other departments on various projects, and initiatives as needed and assigned

  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct
  • Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management
  • Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance
  • Works without risk to harm to self and others
  • Punctuality and regular attendance required

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance
  • CPA designation

  • 3-5 years of accounting/finance experience preferred
  • Mining experience would be asset


  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • High Degree of business acumen, and analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Adaptable in using organizational skills to prioritize tasks and take ownership of work, and ability to deliver results in a flexible, fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to anticipate busy schedules and communicate with other members of the organization/department to complete assignments on time
  • Ability to effectively pace work to adhere to financial close deadlines and key deliverables
  • High sense of urgency
  • Demonstrate integrity in work product and commitment to accuracy
  • Adhere to key financial controls in accordance with GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley requirements and corporate policy
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management
  • Working knowledge of JDE would be an asset
  • Requires valid driver's license

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.