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Operations Accountant - Toronto

Job Field:
Financial Jobs
Accounting & Control Jobs, Economics & Risk Jobs, Financial Analyst Jobs
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Kinross Gold
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Job Description

Oversee activities related to the accumulation and compilation of financial data for financial reports, to ensure service and / or operating standards are met (internally and / or externally). Manage the processing of all invoices and inter-company transactions. Design and develop processes, practices, and methodologies in accounting.

Job Responsibilities

1. Provides support to the US Finance departments;

a. Assists the US sites with month end process, reviews the results and identifies and corrects any discrepancies

b. Provides JDE support to sites

c. Investigates ans resolves US payroll ADP to JDE mapping issues 

d. Prepares monthly benefit analysis for US sites

e. Monitors site account reconsiliation process to make sure that account reconciliations are done and items are cleared on a timesly basis

f. Participates in monthly operational reviews

g. Capable of being temporarily placed into a US site and complete any accounting task below the controller level


2. Assists the Senior Manager, Operations Accounting to monitor/mitigate/resolve the findings of the Interal Audit group as they pertain to operating accounting

a. Ensures they're factored into consideration of the BPO processes

b. Works on specific initiatives on related to areas of improvement (ex. segrefatiuon of duties withing JDE)


3. KPI Reporting 

a. Reports Procure to Pay KPI metrics on a monthly basis and works with sites on improvement plans

b. Reports Capital KPI's on a monthly basis and follows up anomalies with sites


4. BPO Support for Corporate Finance/Regions

a. Works with IT to investigate, resolve and remediate JDE issues

b. Provides oversight for JDE chart of accounts and chart of account models

c. Tests new JDE functionality and corrections

d. Participates on periodic calls with sites to discuss areas of concern/current challenges

5. Ensures robust two-way communication between corporate/regions and sites, ensuring corporate understands and addresses site's needs.


6. Participates in quarterly meetings with the controllers; gathers information and prepares presentations when required.


7. Inventory model knowledge

a. Understanding of site inventory models and how information flows from the financial statements

b. Provides assistance to sites in handling unique mine operational issues


8. Assists the Manager, Operations Accounting liaise with KPMG, especially as it pertains to the US sites

a. Responds to KPMG questions of the operating sites

b. Works closely with the Financial Reporting group during quarter-end

Education and Experience

• University degree
• Additional specialized education of up to 4 years
• Formal professional or technical designation in appropriate area of expertise

• 5 – 8 years of related work experience or equivalent
• Sound understanding of area of expertise
• Previous experience in the mining industry is preferred


• Attention to detail and strong analytical skills
• Computer literate to an intermediate level
• Excel and GL programs

 Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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.

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.

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