Sr. Accountant

Equinox Gold is a growth-focused Canadian mining company operation entirely in the Americas, with projects in Canada, the USA, Mexico, and Brazil. We have seven operating gold mines and a clear path to achieve more than one million ounces of annual gold production from a pipeline of development and expansion projects. Equinox Gold’s team of proven and experienced mining professionals identify promising assets and develop them into world-class mines that operate to the highest environmental, social and safety standards. We are looking for individuals who want to be part of this high-functioning team and are committed to the Company’s success, just as we are dedicated to developing our people. We invite you to join our team as Equinox Gold works to achieve its vision of becoming the premier Americas gold producer.


Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Assistant Controller, the Senior Accountant plays a crucial role in the finance team, providing expert support in managing and analyzing the day-to-day operations of the finance department. This position is responsible for preparing financial statements, ensuring the accurate and timely entry of financial and costing data into appropriate systems, and performing complex accounting tasks. The Senior Accountant applies in-depth knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), and company policies and procedures to ensure financial integrity and compliance.



Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead month-end closing processes, including the preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial reports. Conduct self-reviews to guarantee the precision and reliability of all financial data.
  • Execute both routine and complex financial transactions with a high degree of accuracy and in accordance with accounting standards. This includes managing bulk inventory adjustments, completing necessary checklists, and ensuring thorough documentation.
  • Oversee and perform detailed financial analyses, including variance analysis, cost reviews, and the evaluation of financial performance indicators. This role requires advanced analytical skills to interpret financial data and recommend strategies for improving financial performance.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to manage monthly financial closings. Provide comprehensive accounting reports and analyses across various business areas, contributing to strategic decision-making.
  • Implement and maintain robust internal controls to safeguard the company's assets. Assist with tax filings, compliance requirements, and the preparation for internal and external audits.
  • Participate in special projects, such as financial modeling for new investments, sales trend analyses, and profitability studies. This entails applying advanced accounting principles and analytical techniques to support business objectives.
  • Continuously assess and recommend improvements to financial and cost reporting processes, ensuring alignment with best practices in accounting and compliance with relevant accounting standards


Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field required. CPA or equivalent certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience, with a demonstrated track record of performing complex accounting duties and financial analysis.
  • In-depth knowledge of IFRS, US GAAP, and applicable financial regulations.
  • Advanced analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Ability to interpret complex financial data and make informed decisions.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present financial information clearly to non-finance stakeholders.
  • Proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite, with a strong emphasis on Excel.




The pay range for this position is $42.00-$55.00 per hour based on experience. 

What we bring:

Opportunity to grow with a world-class mining operation

Competitive wages

401(k) with company match

Medical, dental and vision benefits

Paid time off

We thank all candidates for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EOE: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas