Internal Controls Analyst (Sox)

The Internal Controls Analyst will report directly to the Director, Global Internal Audit and Controls also based in Amsterdam. As such this person will be responsible for ensuring that the integrity and effectiveness of Eldorado’s control framework is maintained and continuously improved in all areas of operations and financial reporting through regular, independent, objective and critical assessments. The position will require travelling (approximately 8 to 12 weeks a year) to the various mine locations in scope and to head office in Vancouver for controls testing.


The Internal Controls Analyst will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Assessing risks and implementing appropriate internal controls to ensure the Company fulfills its Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act compliance requirements.
  • Performing periodic independent appraisal of operational, financial and other related processes, ensuring appropriate internal controls are in place across multiple corporate and operating entities.
  • Planning and executing annual internal control work plans across various entities and countries and reporting internal control testing results to the Global Internal Audit Manager.
  • Reviewing controls testing work performed by internal controls consultants across the various corporate entities and locations.
  • Work in coordination with external consultants and auditors during financial statement audits, SOX control testing and other internal control projects.
  • Assist in the planning and development of internal controls function according to the strategy of the Company, and ensuring its effectiveness across multiple corporate entities.
  • Presenting annual SOX training to process owners across the various locations
  • Adhering to the Company’s ethical standards


  • Ethics and Values - Adheres to an effective set of core values and beliefs and acts in accordance. Rewards the right values and disapproves of others.
  • Problem Solving - Looks beyond the obvious to find effective solutions.
  • Integrity and Trust - Widely trusted and seen as direct and truthful.
  • Functional/Technical Skills - Possesses the skills to be effective in the job. Has the skills to perform the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Listening - Practices active and attentive listening, able to hear others.
  • Organizing - Able to orchestrate effective use of all available resources. Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities.
  • Process Management - Understands and uses an efficient work flow to get more out of fewer resources.
  • Learning on the Fly - Able to quickly grasp the essence or underlying structure of things.


  • Proven work experience in internal controls or internal audit or SOX compliance at a corporation with multiple entitie or an international audit firm.
  • Professional certification of CPA, ACCA, CIA or similar certification preferable.
  • Computer literate – excellent skills in the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Excel, Word)
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • A motivated individual, able to learn quickly and take initiative

About the company

This company is a stock listed production company with high level assets, capital intensive production and responsible operations.


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Sieto Engelmoer
Managing Partner
+ 31 (0) 629379506

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