Senior Financial Accountant

8 Feb 2021

OceanaGold Haile Mine is seeking a dynamic Sr. Financial Accountant to join the team! The position will perform professional accounting work including compilation, consolidation and analysis of financial data. Requires an understanding of accounting fundamentals and principles and bookkeeping experience. May include any or all the following: ledgers and preparation of journal entries, fixed asset or inventory accounting, preparation of trial balance or financial statements and cost accounting.  The position requires a recognized CPA Certification and familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. 

JOB PURPOSE   

Performs professional accounting work including compilation, consolidation and analysis of financial data. Requires an understanding of accounting fundamentals and principles and bookkeeping experience. May include any or all the following: ledgers and preparation of journal entries, fixed asset or inventory accounting, preparation of trial balance or financial statements, cost accounting, bank account reconciliation.

RESPONSIBILITIES           

Financial Management and Control: Work within established systems to deliver prescribed outcomes for a designated area of financial control.

Data Collection and Analysis: Collate and analyze data using pre-set tools, methods and formats. Involves working independently.

Data Management: Manage basic aspects of the data management system with guidance from senior colleagues. This includes being responsible for developing or operating basic elements of the data management systems to deliver prescribed outcomes.

Insights and Reporting: Prepare and coordinate the completion of various data and analytics reports.

Document Preparation: Edit document in line with organizational style guidelines and prepare information for publication.

Information and Business Advice: Provide specialist advice on the interpretation and application of policies and procedures, resolving queries and issues and referring very complex or contentious issues to others.

Financial Policies, Guidelines, and Protocols: Contribute to the development and delivery of financial policies, guidelines, and protocols to ensure the company complies with regulations and good financial practice.

Operational Compliance: Maintain and renew a deep knowledge and understanding of the organization's policies and procedures and of relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, and ensure own work adheres to required standards. OR Identify, within the team, patterns of non-compliance with the organization's policies and procedures, and with relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, taking appropriate action to report and resolve these and escalating issues as appropriate.

Personal Capability Building: Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching; gain or maintain external professional accreditation where relevant to improve performance and fulfill personal potential. Maintain an in-depth understanding of technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.

Health, Safety and Environment: Follow the organization's HS&E policies, procedures and mandatory instructions, to identify and mitigate environmental risks and risks to the wellbeing of oneself and others in the workplace. Identify patterns of risky behavior within the team and take appropriate action to resolve these, escalating serious issues as appropriate.

Performance Management: Develop and propose own performance objectives; take appropriate actions to ensure achievement of agreed objectives, using the organization's performance management systems to improve personal performance. OR Manage and report on team performance; set appropriate performance objectives for direct reports or project / account team members and hold them accountable for achieving these, taking appropriate corrective action where necessary to ensure the achievement of team / personal objectives.

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

Decision Quality: Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward. For example, knows when to act independently and when to escalate issues. Integrates various inputs, decision criteria, and trade-offs to make effective decisions. Typically makes good independent decisions.

Cultivates Innovation: Creates new and better ways for the organization to be successful. For example, approaches professional work in unique or innovative ways.  Offers original ideas. Appreciates others' creative ideas and solutions and provides helpful input to enhance them.

Instills Trust: Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity. For example, demonstrates integrity, upholding professional codes of conduct. Instills trust by following through on agreements and commitments despite competing priorities and by being honest and straightforward.

Action Oriented: Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. For example, takes timely action on important or difficult issues. Identifies and pursues new opportunities that benefit the organization.

Plans and Aligns: Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals. For example, outlines clear plans that put actions in a logical sequence; conveys some time frames. Aligns own work with relevant workgroups. Takes some steps to reduce bottlenecks and speed up the work.

Ensures Accountability: Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments. For example, measures and tracks team's and own performance, and helps the team learn from success, failure, and feedback. Adheres to, and enforces, goals, policies, and procedures.

Develops Talent: Develops people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals. For example, shares own experience and expertise with others if asked. Provides constructive feedback and other support for other people's development.

Communicates Effectively: Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences. For example, listens attentively and takes an interest. Keeps others well informed; conveys information clearly, concisely, and professionally when speaking or writing.

Manages Complexity: Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems. For example, looks at complex issues from multiple angles; explores issues to uncover underlying issues and root causes; sees the main consequences and implications of different options.

Financial Acumen: Interprets and applies key financial indicators to make better business decisions. For example, determines and estimates the main direct and indirect costs; makes generally appropriate decisions regarding expenditures. Studies financial and quantitative information; uses data to improve performance.

 

SKILLS  

Data Collection and Analysis: Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on analyzing data trends for use in reports to help guide decision making.

Compliance Management: Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on achieving full compliance with applicable rules and regulations in management and/or operations.

Assessment: Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on analyzing data from multiple sources to draw appropriate conclusions and make suitable recommendations.

Data Control: Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on acquiring, organizing, protecting and processing data to fulfill business objectives.

Policy and Regulation: Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on interpreting and applying knowledge of laws, regulations and policies in area of expertise.

Costing and Budgeting: Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on costing, budgeting and finance tasks.

Planning and Organizing: Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on planning, organizing, prioritizing and overseeing activities to efficiently meet business objectives.

Presentation skills: Communicates with other people without requiring supervision and provides technical guidance when required on speaking in a clear, concise and compelling manner.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION

Accredited four year degree in Finance/Accounting or related field.  Master’s Preferred.

Certified Public Accountant Certification (highly regarded)

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

5-10 years’ experience as a Financial Accountant or related position within an industrial environment. Mining environment highly regarded.

Familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance.

 

Extensive experience with auditing procedures/processes. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION     

  1. The employee is expected to comply with all Policy and Procedure. 2. The employee will live by and make decisions in accordance with our values: - Respect: Listen and Communicate Openly. We value different perspectives, cultures, communities and the environment. - One Team: We care and support each other to be our best. We are one team. - Contribute: Deliver your best and be accountable for the results. You make the difference. - Knowledge: be curious, always learning better ways to do things

 ABOUT THE COMPANY

OceanaGold is a multinational gold producer committed to the highest standards of technical, environmental and social performance. Since 1990, we have been contributing to excellence in our industry by delivering sustainable environmental and social outcomes for our communities and strong returns for our shareholders. Our global exploration, development and operating experience has created a significant pipeline of organic growth opportunities and a portfolio of operating assets including Didipio Mine in the Philippines, Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand and Haile Gold Mine in the United States. The gold, copper and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology that connects people around the world. Our operations are supported by corporate offices located in Brisbane, Australia and Denver, USA. OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

OGC VALUES: RESPECT | OPPORTUNITY | COMMITTMENT | KNOWLEDGE|

 

Sector:
Private
Work Type:
Permanent
Country:
United States
Location:
Haile Operations
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Date expires:
30 Apr 2021
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