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Accountant (Temporary)

Reference No. 2019-1472

Date Posted 3/6/2019

LocationPrince George, BC, Canada

Position Type Fixed Term


ABOUT THE COMPANY:
Centerra is a Canadian-based gold mining and exploration company, with its headquarters located in Toronto, Canada, engaged in the operation, exploration, development and acquisition of gold properties in North America, Asia, and other markets worldwide. 
 
Centerra Gold Services is a regional office based out of Prince George, BC, primarily servicing the three mining operations in Northern British Columbia region.
 
POSITION SCOPE:
Reporting to Superintendent, Finance, the Accountant assists in identifying and implementing best practices in financial reporting, control and compliance. This position is involved in all aspects of accounting in support of the regional operations of the company.
 
The position is a 9 month temporary position to cover parental leave period and is primarily based out of the Prince George Office, working Monday to Friday.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepare journal entries necessary to record financial transactions associated with the monthly close
  • Prepare analysis for the BC Entities including the preparation of account reconciliations that provide accurate and concise analysis for financial records
  • Compile financial information that assists reporting groups in preparing reports for statutory reporting requirements
  • Effectively communicate with site accounting personnel and other project managers to ensure detailed accounting and reporting requirements are being met and that accountant and reporting deadlines are being adhered to.
  • Assist in preparation of BC Entities’ forecasts and life of mine plans
  • Special projects as assigned by Management
  • Ensure compliance with IFRS
  • Act on queries from external Auditors.
  • Participate as assigned in operations planning meetings
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • 3-5 years’ related work experience
  • Post-secondary qualifications in Accounting or related discipline
  • Working towards or obtained a CPA
  • Working knowledge of financial statements and accounting standards
  • Knowledge of Ellipse & Hyperion Planning would be beneficial
  • Ability to self-evaluate and continuously strive for quality
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and keep on schedule
  • Proven safety and attendance record
  • Ability to engage and influence Senior leaders and other key stakeholders
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, team player with a positive attitude
  • Data entry, analysis and reconciliation skills
 
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We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Centerra Gold is an equal opportunity employer.