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Financial Analyst

Job Field:
Financial Jobs
Accounting & Control Jobs, Financial Analyst Jobs
Africa, Mauritania, West Africa
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

Location: Tasiast, Inchiri region, Mauritania

Job Description

Reporting to the Tasiast Finance Manager, this role provides finance support to various mine site departments and assists in the monthly accounting close process. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides accounting analysis to various departments and leads weekly cost review meetings to identify issues and any corrective actions, and assists in determining their month-end accruals.
  • Assists with the monthly accounting close process, performing account analyses, preparing journal entries and supporting schedules.
  • Assists departments in preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts.
  • Ensures that open purchase orders and long standing GRNV (goods vouchered, not received) for purchase orders are cleared on a timely basis.
  • Prepares monthly back-charge / allocation journal entries and ensures that the allocation base and methodology is reasonable.
  • Serves as primary or secondary petty cash custodian for mine site, verifies expense reports and supporting documentation and manages petty cash levels.
  • Provides monthly account analyses on certain balance sheet accounts, investigates anomalies and prepares corrective entries.
  • Engages in cross-training of certain tasks to ensure there is basic finance support functionality at mine site at all times.
  • Performs ad hoc reporting and special projects as required.

Education and Experience

  • Master degree in financial analysis
  • 5  years’ accounting experience
  • 2 years in a similar role.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong SQL and analytical and problem solving skills; 
  • Strong Excel and data analysis skills;
  • Experience with integrated ERP systems.


  • Maturity to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Problem solving and analytical insight
  • Technical competence with computers and related office software applications
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Work experience in the mining sector

Language Requirements




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