NEW YORK (AP) â¿¿ The finance chief of Kinross Gold Corp. is resigning to pursue other interests. The Toronto gold mining company said Tuesday that it has begun a search for Paul H. Barry's replacement. Barry has agreed to remain on the job until a new chief finance officer is appointed. Barry also will help his replacement through a transition period. Shares of Kinross Gold rose 3 cents, to $10.45 in afternoon trading.