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Accountant

Job Field:
Financial Jobs
Discipline:
Accounting & Control Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Alaska
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
26-Feb-18
Recruiter:
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

Location: Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

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.

Job Description

Will perform activities related to the site’s General Ledger and Financial Statement preparation, utilizing multiple software packages & financial models. Will assist in financial reporting in compliance with Kinross policies, GAAP and IFRS. Ensure service and operating standards are met processing transactions that impact site cash-flow.  Assist site accounting team with timely and accurate variance analysis across multiple departments while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross’ values.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Maintain the Master Close Schedule and Journal Entry List.
  2. Coordinate closing activities for across multiple site departments to meet closing deadlines.
  3. Assembles support for and prepares all closing entries and submits for posting.
  4. Posts month-end consumables cycle count entries.
  5. Coordinates monthly Warehouse/Accounts Payable closing activities.
  6. Reconciles all Balance Sheet accounts (except fixed asset accounts) monthly.
  7. Reconciles all bank accounts monthly.
  8. Ensures an audit trail exists directly connecting all entries to the causative event.
  9. Researches and resolves coding issues in the General Ledger.
  10. Coordinates all internal and external department audits.
  11. Serves as primary liaison between auditors and Fort Knox staff.
  12. Tracks and coordinates the preparation and submittal of all audit documents.
  13. Prepares audit work papers and analysis as needed.
  14. Prepares commentary, coordinates, and assembles the site’s quarterly financial reporting package.
  15. Investigates, researches, and analyzes information and issues related to internal accounting as needed.
  16. Prepares all Mine License/Production Royalty tax workbooks and estimates in support of return preparation.
  17. Prepares technical documents to support decision making.
  18. Prepares technical reports and documentation, and retains financial records to ensure compliance with industry and operational requirements.
  19. Will function as the backup for the FP&A Accountant as needed
  20. Communicates information related to variance analysis and help determine proper path forward.
  21. Provides information to site operating departments on Kinross financial reporting standards, compliance requirements, and policies.
  22. Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.
  23. Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
  24. Helps develop other department personnel to enable performance of duties listed above.
  25. Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
  26. Punctuality and regular attendance required.

Education and Experience

Education

  • Undergraduate business degree from an accredited University
  • Accounting degree preferred.

Experience

  1. CMA/CPA or MBA preferred.
  2. 2+ years of related work experience, preferably in a mining or continuous process environment.
  3. General Ledger experience with an integrated ERP/MRP software package coordinating multiple business units and proper allocations preferred.
  4. Previous experience in the mining industry with a SOX regulated entity is preferred.
  5. Attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
  6. Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills. .
  7. Working knowledge and skill with minimum intermediate level with P.C. utilizing Microsoft products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and database familiarity.
  8. Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  9. Must be a self-starter with a focus on meeting deadlines.
  10. Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills.

Skills

  1. Undergraduate business degree from an accredited University
  2. Accounting degree preferred.
  3. CMA/CPA or MBA preferred.
  4. 2+ years of related work experience, preferably in a mining or continuous process environment.
  5. General Ledger experience with an integrated ERP/MRP software package coordinating multiple business units and proper allocations preferred.
  6. Previous experience in the mining industry with a SOX regulated entity is preferred.
  7. Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills. .
  8. Working knowledge and skill with minimum intermediate level with P.C. utilizing Microsoft products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and database familiarity.
  9. Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  10. Must be a self-starter with a focus on meeting deadlines.
  11. Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills.

Reporting Relationships

Financial Planning and Analysis Superintendent

Legislative Requirements

Background Check required

US work permit required

Travel Requirements

Travel not required, only exceptionally

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.

Closing Date:
16/03/2018

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