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Accountant I

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085379 Requisition #

About Barrick


Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.


Position Description:


The successful candidate is responsible for providing general ledger and other accounting services in accordance with service objectives; assists in delivering quality to finance customers and continuously seeks out better ways of performing the processes; and performs other duties as assigned.




  • Provide professional accounting and financial expertise to sites
  • Prepare presentation and financial analyses
  • Promote cost controls and efficiency in conduct of business
  • Accounting for gold sales, royalties and intercompany balances
  • Assist with general ledger accounting; prepare journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Assist with month-end close process and quarterly audits and quarterly financial templates
  • Review costs for completeness and accuracy
  • Prepare financial statements and reports
  • Facilitate with the preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Track daily transactions in multiple bank accounts and multiple entities and prepare, track and account for bank wire transfers
  • Assist with accounts payable/receivable as needed
  • Establish and maintain good knowledge of Barrick accounting policies, procedures, and internal control standards
  • Perform responsibilities in full compliance with Barrick standards, policies, and procedures
  • Successfully handle non-routine issues, escalate issues that cannot be resolved to management
  • Recognize and communicate potential issues to his/her team leader as appropriate
  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with established metrics; plan and organize work so the Service Level Agreement objectives are realized
  • Contribute ideas and actions towards the continuous improvement of processes within area of influence
  • Perform other duties as requested by Finance Leadership 
  • Assisting with preparation of budgets and forecasts.



  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, or Finance required; Master of Science degree in Accounting or MBA preferred
  • One (1) to five (5) years’ prior related position experience preferred
  • CPA, CFA, or CMA designation preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting and understanding of business-related implications required
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office tools required
  • Experience working with implementation and/or working with ERP General Ledger required
  • Ability to be organized, efficient, analytical, and to pay close attention to detail required
  • Excellent team player with the ability to work with Staff Accountants, Mine Sites, Toronto Corporate office, Accounting and other departments, operating business units, and other cross-functional teams required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to be self-motivated, flexible, and able to organize and respond to multiple demands and priorities required
  • Experience working with implementation and/or working with Oracle financials preferred
  • Written and verbal Spanish communication skills preferred
  • Exposure to the mining industry in a mining accounting function preferred
  • Experience with Shared Services/internal service provider preferred
  • Experience working with Service Level Agreements (SLA) preferred
  • Hyperion performance management software experience preferred
  • Oracle ERP experience preferred


What we can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations


Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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