Connecting the best people with world leading companies

Internal Control Officer

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
8 October, 2019

Job Description

Internal Control Officer

Zuid Holland, Netherlands


Operating for more than 35 years, our client is a leading, international organization offering specialized technology systems and services to industry. With their technical expertise and strategic collaborations, they are driving change and innovation in their field.


We are currently recruiting an Internal Control Officer to join their EMEA finance function reporting to the Compliance Manager; working as part of a small, key team of 6 in this global business.


This is a unique opportunity for a candidate with 3+ years' experience either in Big4 looking to transition into their first role in industry or already in industry, with SOX experience who has a hands on approach and can act as business partner to add value to the group.


Your duties will include although will not be limited to:

  • Assisting in maintaining the internal control framework
  • Assisting with SOX testing and reporting of internal controls
  • Preparing statutory reports and compiling related documents for EMEA legal entities statutory accounts
  • Preparing and assisting with external audits
  • Driving process improvement initiatives to ensure best practice
  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders
  • Supporting ad hoc activities and projects within the finance function


  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • An audit background in the Big4 would be preferred
  • At least 3 years' relevant work experience
  • Experience working under US GAAP
  • Fluent in English
  • Advanced experience with MS Excel
  • Willingness to travel up to 15% within Europe
  • A keen eye for detail with good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization


If you are interested in applying for this Internal Control Officer role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Georgia Wright in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02