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Assistant Mine Controller

If you thrive on success and team work in a team culture, Agnico Eagle offers career opportunities on a global scale. We provide rewarding and challenging work that will help you grow your skills and your career. Agnico Eagle is committed to creating meaningful opportunities for our employees and we encourage everyone who works for us to contribute to their full potential. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We provide a safe work environment and seek to ensure all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, free from harassment, discrimination, bullying and retaliation. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Disability-related accommodations during the application and selection process are available upon request. Interested? We hope you are.



Location: Detour Lake Mine


Rotation: 4/3, 5/2 (Tele-remote work available)


Closing Date: December 21, 2022



At Agnico Eagle, our values never waver. We believe in trust, respect, equality, family and responsibility. Why? Because they express who we are and they have helped us succeed in business for over 60 years.



We value you – your unique set of skills and experience. We value your willingness to build those skills and make a meaningful contribution to our company. And, we value your commitment to treat every person on our team with respect, helping us to operate safely, protect the environment and make a positive contribution to our local communities.



We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Mine Controller to join our Finance & Administration team reporting to the Mine Controller.


The Assistant Mine Controller will be responsible for financial accounting and reporting, performing full-cycle accounting and leading the Finance team.


A tele-remote work model is available for employees on a 4/3-5/2 rotation, whereby the 4/3 rotation is worked directly at the remote mining operation or regional office, and the 5/2 rotation is worked by employees outside of an official Agnico Eagle site (i.e., work from home, remote location).



Your responsibilities will include:


  • Assume ownership of Detour Lake Mine financial reporting requirements such as monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements;
  • Ensure that all balance sheet accounts are reconciled on a timely basis;
  • Assist with documentation & enhancement of internal controls under the SOX framework & be the focal point for SOX Internal & External Audits;
  • Plan, organize and lead the work of direct / indirect reports and establish performance standards;
  • Ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Work closely with internal and external auditors to ensure an efficient audit process;
  • Lead the professional development and mentoring of the accounting team;
  • Participate in special projects, when required, including implementing IT related finance initiatives, accounting policies and other projects.




Our ideal candidate has:


  • University Degree or College Diploma combined with a CA, CMA, CGA or CPA designation;
  • Three or more years in a public practice with experience focusing on design & testing of internal controls & audit of listed companies (Preferably in the resource / manufacturing sector);
  • Five or more years of accounting experience including two years or more as a Chief Accountant (Preferably in the resource / manufacturing sector);
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills;
  • Experience with SAP or large ERP systems is required along with advanced Excel skills;
  • Influential leader with a strong business acumen;
  • Strong presentation, verbal, written and listening skills.


Does this sound like you?  If so, we would love to hear from you.




Together, we are building a world-class gold mine and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team. All of our team members are rewarded with a competitive benefits package and on-the-job perks, including:


  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation
  • Group benefits package
  • Training and learning opportunities


Should you be the successful candidate for this role, you will be contacted by a member of our Human Resources Department to schedule an interview.

Together, we are Going for Gold in everything that we do and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team.