Daniel Ricica

Commodity Lead, Nickel

KPMG in Canada

Daniel has over 14 years experience working in the mining industry with a focus on South American based clients, principally in Brazil. Daniel has served on a large variety of Canadian and SEC registrant mining clients. In addition, he has acted as project lead on a significant number of special engagements in the mining industry, including comparing mine site accounting policies and internal control advisory, IFRS conversions, US GAAP conversions, financial due diligence, reviewing financial valuation mine models, as well as a large amount of work in prospectus share and debt offerings in both Canada and the US. Daniel recently returned from a second secondment to KPMG Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) working in the mining sector. He is currently working as a seconded partner responsible for Vale. During his previous secondment, between 2009-2011, he worked with a number of large global companies as part of the local Brazilian component audit team variety of projects including assisting these clients to build a global valuation and impairment model, as well as a number vendor due diligence projects with various other global mining companies.

Areas of expertise

Accounting Advisory Services Accounting standards Adoption of IFRS Global Compliance Management Services IFRS and Accounting Change Public Policy and Regulatory Change Risk Consulting Tax Accounting Services - IFRS Tax Accounting Services - US GAAP Transactions

Education and qualifications

  • York University

  • Canadian Chartered Accountant


  • Daniel is a member of the Mining Committee of the Brazil/Canada Chamber of Commerce.

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Daniel has organized numerous mining events in Brazil and participated as a panelist at key mining industry conferences in Brazil

  • Schulich School of Business – Mining MBA – Finance and Accounting module presenter since inception of course in 2012

  • Infonex – Organized and presented on various topics to industry finance and accounting professionals on IFRS updates in the Mining Industry

Connect with me

  • Toronto, CA

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