Finance Analyst

Atlantic Gold Corporation is operating the 2mtpa Touquoy open pit gold mine and on-site processing plant in central Nova Scotia as part of the Moose River Consolidated Mine. We are currently seeking a qualified person for the role of a Finance Analyst. This position is based at the Touquoy mine site located approximately 1hour northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Work at one of the best new mines in North America, while living in a city regularly rated as one of the most livable in Canada.

The role of Finance Analyst offers an excellent opportunity to join our organization and make a significant impact on our cost control efficiency and outcomes. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Identify safety issues and encourage a site safe work culture with safety being top priority
  • Apply all applicable regulations, codes and corporate/site standards
  • Identify safety issues and encourage a site safe work culture with safety being top priority
  • Ensure strong communication within the company
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, yearly site production and costs reporting package and analysis
  • Prepare cost analysis with operational and corporate managers: actual vs budget and trends results
  • Prepare and analyze various operational reports to understand variances
  • AFE report – status on capital spending with reforecast by preparing report and follow up with the managers
  • Assist in preparing annual operating budget and forecasts by working with operations to ensure submissions are timely and accurate. Understand the business drivers behind the budgeted results
  • Perform analysis of the budgeted and forecasted results, including an understanding of risks and opportunities, identifying key issues
  • Development and maintain a tracking and reporting system for key operational metrics and financial data
  • Performing ad-hoc analysis identifying reasons for changes in key metrics
  • Assist operations and other departments to develop required reports for better operational analysis
  • Identifying process improvements to streamline data collection/management and analytics
  • Ad hoc projects, including but not limited to accounting policy research and other issues.
  • Assist in establishing processes and procedures for controlling and monitoring operational costs.
  • General assist for operation requirements including ad-hoc analysis, reports, modelling as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • Ability to work with diverse personalities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word)
  • College degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Professional designation or working toward completing
  • 2-3 years of accounting experience is an asset
  • Experience in mining industry is highly desirable, but not required
  • Well organized, team player with a good work ethics
  • Ability to work independently is a key skill
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem identification and solving capabilities
  • Ability to work effectively both as part of a team and individually.
  • Good organizational skills to prioritize and complete assignments and projects independently, while balancing competing needs and attending to detail.
  • Demonstrated, outstanding ability to work under pressure in changing priorities and short deadlines.


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, aboriginal peoples and members of visible minorities. Members of the Mi’ kmaq community are encouraged to self identify in your email application. There is no Fly-In-Fly-Out roster or camp for this mine. We offer relocation assistance for qualified candidates who are willing to relocate.

Interested candidates are invited to click and submit your resume via email siting Financial Analyst in the subject line:

Recruitment agencies are requested to refrain from submitting resumes to this posting. AGC will not recognize unsolicited candidates from recruitment firms.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.