Mine Accountant

Location: Bathurst, NB Posted Date: November 18, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 024-2017 CareerMine Job Id: 1391158

Would you like to be part of a strong team, gain a broad range of experience, and explore new ideas and technologies?

Come join Trevali's Caribou Mine and see what it's like to make a difference. Trevali is an equal opportunity employer. Trevali Mining Corporation is a zinc-focused base metals mining company with producing operations in Peru, Africa, and Canada.

In Canada, the Caribou Mine declared commercial production in July 2016 and is advancing its mine and mill complex towards the planned 3,000 tonnes-per-day operation. Caribou currently employs 300 employees.

Trevali's Caribou Mine is situated just outside of Bathurst, New Brunswick. Bathurst is considered to be one of the most picturesque communities in Canada in close proximity to a mining operation. It is home to a regional hospital, French and English schools and a wide variety of outdoor activities including golf, swimming (beautiful beaches), hockey, curling, skiing, snowmobiling, boating, fishing and hunting to name a few.

Bathurst has an airport that offers daily service to Montreal and it is near the larger centers of Moncton and Fredericton which are easily accessible by main highways. Housing costs are very reasonable when looking at the national average, and the cost of living is lower than in many similar sized mining communities.

Job Posting No. 024-2017

Mine Accountant

Trevali Mining (New Brunswick) Limited's Caribou Mine is seeking a Mine Accountant The Mine Accountant will report directly to the Site Controller and will be responsible for:

  • Providing operations superintendents with support regarding cost control, including monthly analysis and budget process;
  • Participating in month end, quarter end, and year end requirements;
  • Assisting in reporting and audit preparation;
  • Assisting with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.

The Mine Accountant will have the following qualifications:

  • S. in Accounting/Finance or equivalent;
  • CGA, CA or CMA designation or working towards or training designation is advantageous;
  • 2-5 years industry experience;
  • Previous experience working in a mining operation;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Advanced knowledge of Sage 300 ERP or other Accounting Software;
  • Strong oral and written communication ability in English;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • A proactive and positive attitude;
  • Strong research based problem solving ability to understand why financial objectives are not being met;
  • To identify and make recommendations on budget variances and present process improvement solutions for operational efficiency gains;
  • A high level of initiative is required for this position, incumbent must have the ability to be self-motivated, work pro-actively and to work under general supervision;
  • Ability to motivate, mentor and manage staff with an emphasis on cost accounting, reporting and variance analysis;
  • Clear understanding of assorted discipline requirements/milestones and manage time and resources accordingly;
  • Ability to take the lead to identify, establish and implement appropriate financial controls and systems that enable compliance to various reporting and other compliance guidelines;
  • A valid driver's license



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