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Senior Accounting Analyst, Consolidations

Equinox Gold is a Canadian mining company with seven gold mines and a clear plan to increase production by advancing a pipeline of growth projects. The Company is delivering on its growth and diversification strategy, rapidly growing from a single-asset developer to a multi-mine producer, and is advancing toward its vision of producing one million ounces of gold annually.


Job description:

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Controller, the Senior Accounting Analyst, Consolidations is critical to the monthly consolidation of the Company’s global results on a timely and accurate basis and the preparation of quarterly and annual external financial disclosures in accordance with IFRS. In addition, this position plays a key role in the continued improvement and standardization of the Financial Reporting team’s processes. The successful candidate is a self-starter and flexible, has a high level of integrity, is action and goal-oriented and enjoys working in a fast-paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares the monthly group consolidation of financial data submitted by subsidiaries and associates
  • Interfaces with site teams to ensure information provided for consolidation is complete and accurate
  • Prepares and records consolidation journal entries, including elimination and amortization entries, accruals and intercompany charges
  • Ensures intercompany balances are reconciled; works with the Corporate Accounting team and site office teams to resolve differences
  • Prepares the consolidated cash flow statement
  • Participates in the preparation of quarterly financial statements, including footnote disclosures, in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and other internal and external reports as needed
  • Supports the appropriate accounting for the Company’s stock-based compensation arrangements
  • Manages timelines for the finance department, including coordination with site finance teams to ensure deadlines are met
  • Liaises with external and internal auditors, providing them with required analyses and responding to their queries
  • Assists with the maintenance of adequate internal controls for monthly and quarterly Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) requirements
  • Identifies opportunities to, and participates in the implementation of, initiatives opportunities to improve the quality and timeliness of the Company’s consolidated financial reporting processes
  • Researches, analyzes and recommends the proper application of IFRS for complex corporate accounting issues; prepares related accounting position papers
  • Assists in the maintenance of the Company’s consolidation software (OneStream)
  • Performs ad hoc financial reporting and other financial and non-financial duties, as required


Qualifications / Attributes

  • University degree in Accounting or other business-related field; CPA designation required
  • Minimum 5 years work experience, preferably with a high-growth, multi-jurisdictional public company or a Big 4 accounting firm; previous experience in the mining or resource industry is preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of IFRS, and financial analysis and public company reporting requirements
  • Solid knowledge of internal control requirements relating to financial reporting and familiarity with planning and budgeting processes and management reporting
  • Excellent analytical and written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel; experience with SAP and OneStream desirable
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build partnerships across the organization
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to work independently and manage multiple and competing priorities and deadlines


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