Senior Cost Analyst

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Date Posted: March 23, 2020
Closing Date: April 06, 2020
Greenhills Operation - near Elkford, BC

Reporting to the Superintendent, Operating Excellence and Controller, the Senior Cost Analyst is responsible for supporting operational decision-making, optimizing the use of the financial systems at the site, coordinating transaction processing, and financial reporting activities with the Shared Service groups.

We are looking for someone to collaborate with colleagues across the various parts of the organization. The position will plan, prioritize, and manage workload in an environment of challenging priorities where risk must be assessed to support timely, sound business decisions. The role provides opportunity to provide leadership, manage projects, and think strategically!


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Provide financial data and perform cost analyses to find opportunities, efficiencies, and waste which may include trend and variance analysis
  • Explain and mentor department heads on their financial performance versus plans
  • Coordinate month-end activities and prepare budgets and forecasts
  • Review and validate financial reports and respond to financial queries
  • Assist in the development of the departments Standard Policies and Procedures
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned or required


  • CFA, CPA, or Accounting designation would be an asset
  • Minimum five years’ experience in operational accounting or finance, preferably within a mining or manufacturing environment
  • Analysis and reporting experience
  • Financial accounting experience and International Financial Reporting Standards knowledge or experience is an asset
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in the Microsoft Office Suite®: Outlook, Word, and Excel. ERP systems experience, especially Microsoft AX, is an asset
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Power BI and querying large databases and data warehouses would be an asset
  • Ability to prioritize, work under pressure with minimal mentorship, and meet tight deadlines
  • Must be highly motivated and possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented, strong organizational and time management skills, inquisitive nature, and the ability to break down complex processes into simpler tasks and execute accordingly
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and decision making abilities
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

    At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

    Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

    We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

    Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

    Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

    The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.

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